CBS Sports Names Steve Karasik Coordinating Producer

Steve
Karasik has been promoted to Coordinating Producer, CBS Sports, the network
announced today. Karasik will be responsible for overseeing content and quality
control for all sports production elements involving The NFL On CBS, the NCAA
Men’s Basketball Championship, college football, PGA TOUR golf, including the
Masters and PGA Championship, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, as well as
all ancillary programming, including CBS Sports Spectacular and Showtime’s
Inside The NFL. He will report directly to Harold Bryant, Vice President,
Production, CBS Sports.
“Steve is
an extremely talented and creative producer, with a great understanding of the
sports television business,” Bryant said. “His production knowledge and experience
working on both our remote broadcasts and studio shows will make him a
tremendous asset to our management team.”
A
three-time Emmy Award-winner, Karasik joined CBS Sports in 1995 as a broadcast
associate. He was promoted to Associate Director in 1998 and then
Producer in 2006. Karasik has served as producer for CBS Sports’
coverage of THE NFL ON CBS and the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball
Championship. In addition, he also produced CBS College Sports Network’s
college football broadcasts in 2007.
He was
the senior associate director for CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl XXXVIII
and XLI and served as associate director for The NFL On CBS from 1999-2006. In
2004 and 2007, he produced and directed the Phil Simms “All Iron Team.” Karasik
assumed a full-time role as associate director for CBS Golf coverage, including
the Masters and PGA Championship, in 1999. During his tenure at CBS
Sports, Karasik also has covered the Daytona 500, U.S. Open Tennis
Championships and the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan