Steve Covino

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Steven Covino
Born Union, NJ
Alma mater Montclair State University
Occupation Radio Talk Show Host/DJ
Employer Sirius XM Satellite Radio
Known for The Covino and Rich Show
Children Melody Covino (age 5)
Website
www.stevecovino.com

Steve Covino a.k.a. "el Covino", raised in Union Township, Union County, New Jersey, is a Latino Radio Talk Show Host/Disc Jockey on Sirius XM Satellite Radio.

Professional career[edit]

Covino started his career in broadcasting as the producer and co-host of Solid State on 92.3 K-ROCK WXRK in NYC (Later called Altered State with DJ Liquid Todd on 103.5 WKTU The Beat of NY). Covino then co-hosted K-ROCK's Hard On with Crazy Cabbie and later got his own weekend show at K-ROCK. In addition to being a DJ, Covino was in the Marketing/Programming departments at WXRK and worked his way up to the head of the Promotions department. Covino held that position for many years until he was offered a full-time DJ position by Maxim Radio.

Covino has worked at Sirius XM Satellite Radio since 2002. He is the nighttime host of SIRIUS-XM's Octane (Pure Hard Rock) and also hosted a weekend countdown called "The Blender Download 15" (Blender Magazine's Top 15 Downloads of the week) on MAXIM Radio. Since 2004, he is best known as the host of one of the fastest growing talk shows: The Covino and Rich Show airing 11am - 3pm EST (replayed daily & available ON DEMAND at www.siriusxm.com/OnDemand) worldwide on SIRIUS-XM STARS Too.

In addition to their regular talk show, in 2013 Steve Covino & Rich Davis expanded their brand by delivering sports from a lifestyle/fan perspective. In Early September Covino & Rich launched a pre show titled Bleacher Report Radio w/ C&R bringing the very popular website to life w/ the experts from www.BleacherReport.com from 11am-1pm et on Sirius XM Sports Zone 92.[1][2]

After the success of their satellite radio show, Covino & Rich debuted on Sports New York (SNY) on Sept. 30, 2013. C&R on SNY is A different take on all things NY Sports and more from a fan/pop culture perspective. Covino and Rich offer viewers and sports fans an entertaining, lighthearted show that will incorporate pop culture, social media and viewer participation—focusing less on stats and X's and O's Covino & Rich airs Live Mon-Fri 6pm (& replayed at 10pm et ) [3][4]

Personal life[edit]

Steve and his wife Layla Kayleigh, had a daughter, Melody Rain Covino, on November 2, 2009.[5] They celebrated their daughter's christening in Union, New Jersey, Covino's hometown.[6]

On October 9, 2011, Kayleigh and Covino married in Las Vegas, Nevada. Melody served as flower girl. [7]

Radio[edit]

Covino has worked at WXRK K-ROCK NY, WKTU & SIRIUS XM's Maxim Radio, Stars too, Sports Zone's Pound Stone Power & Currently on Octane 37, Bleacher Report Radio on SXM 92 & The Infamous Covino & Rich Show currently on INDIE 104.[8]

Television[edit]

Steve Covino was a recurring character on Style Network's Empire Girls. He has also appeared on Hell's Kitchen as himself.

In Sept. 2013, SportsNet New York brought on Covino and Rich to host their own daily talk show presented by Coors Light from 6:00pm–6:30pm EST.[9][10]

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