Bruno Vain

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Bruno Vain
Born Argentina
Occupation Sportscaster
Notable credit(s) Hispanic radio and television sportscaster

Bruno Vain is an Argentinian radio and television sportscaster.

Bruno is currently one of the main anchors at DirecTV Sports where he led the network's coverage of Summer 2012 Olympics from London. Such coverage included six 24-hour-a-day channels. Bruno was also among DirecTV Sports main anchors & studio hosts for the network's coverage of 2014 FIFA World Cup from Brazil and basketball's 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup from Spain. Since joining DirecTV Sports in 2007, Bruno also hosted the network's coverage of FIFA World Cup 2010 from South Africa, FIBA World Cup 2010 from Turkey, Under 20 FIFA World Cup 2011 from Colombia, numerous NBA Finals, and 2011 FIBA Americas Championship from Argentina, among many others.

Bruno also currently serves as soccer play by play at beIn Sport, where he covered 2015 Copa América, and where he calls games from international leagues such as La Liga or Serie A and participates in the network's shows, such as "The Locker Room", both in English and Spanish.


His career initiated in 1994 in his native country of Argentina in Rock & Pop Radio and Torneos y Competencias, a production company through which Bruno hosted shows and broadcast games in Argentina’s major air and cable stations, such as Channel 13 and TyC Sports. Bruno’s fluent bilingual abilities allowed him to venture into English play by play for the Soccer Argentinian League in 1997 and 1998. In 2000, he was recruited by Panamerican Sports Network where he hosted “PSN Deportivo” and “NBA JAM” and as main announcer for PSN’s NBA games. Since then, he has continued to develop his career in the US working for Telemundo, Univision, TV Azteca, Fox Sports Latin America, ESPN, and GolTV.
From GolTV’s first broadcast in 2002 until August 2006, Vain hosted “Volkswagen Gol” and 45/45, and he handled as well play by play duties for GolTV's Spain's Liga de Futbol Profesional, Italy's Serie A and other international games.
In 2006, Vain was part of Univision’s broadcasting team for the 2006 World Cup, where he performed play by play duties from Germany for live games and also acted as a studio host for an estimated audience of 50 million people in the US. soccer circles. Additionally, Vain’s versatility allowed him to venture into the general news field, where he serves as US correspondent for Telenoche, which airs daily on Channel 13.
In February 2007 Bruno joined DirecTV Latin America, where he anchors soccer shows and performs play by play duties for English Premier League and Spanish League. Vain also served as host and play by play announcer for Fox Deportes, which airs in the US, between 2007 and 2012. On top of his TV responsibilities, Vain also worked in 2007 and 2008 at ESPN Deportes Radio, where he participated in the station’s shows and also served as soccer & NBA play by play announcer.