SAN FRANCISCO, CA – Steve Brown, a nine-year veteran of the television industry, has been named producer for FOX Sports Net Bay Area’s 11PM REGIONAL SPORTS REPORT. Ted Griggs, Vice President of Programming and Operations, FOX Sports Net Bay Area, made the announcement.
In his role as producer for the 11PM REGIONAL SPORTS REPORT, Brown will oversee all aspects of the news operations for the Northern California region. He will work with the lead anchor and reporters on developing story ideas. Brown will also coordinate all national news gathering activities relating to the Northern California region, utilizing the resources of FOX Sports Net affiliates and the NATIONAL SPORTS REPORT.
Brown comes back to FOX Sports Net Bay Area full-time after spending the last two years as a News Editor and Producer at San Francisco’s KPIX-TV. His extensive Bay Area sports producing experience began in 1994 working at KTVU-TV. At KTVU-TV he produced sportscasts and helped develop San Francisco 49ers pre- and postgame shows. In 1998, Brown joined FOX Sports Net Bay Area producing Giants Light and A’s Light, Hooked on Golf, and Oakland A’s and Oakland Raiders preseason specials. Prior to his work in the Bay Area, Brown worked in the Los Angeles market as a sports producer for KCAL-TV and KCOP-TV.
Brown, 34, graduated with a B.S. degree in Theater, Film and Television from the University of California, Los Angeles. He lives in San Rafael with his wife Paula and daughter Rebecca.
The 11PM REGIONAL SPORTS REPORT, a 30-minute live local sports news show, launches on Monday, July 31, at 11 PM nightly. Concentrating on local sports stories from all corners of Northern California, the 11PM REGIONAL SPORTS REPORT is a complement to FOX Sports Net’s NATIONAL SPORTS REPORT at 10 PM and midnight. The 11PM REGIONAL SPORTS REPORT provides heavy emphasis on key local stories and scores, and important national stories and how they impact local fans.
Announcements of other appointments related to the 11PM REGIONAL SPORTS REPORT will be made on a periodic basis leading up to the show’s July 31 launch.
FOX Sports Net reaches more than 70 million households nationwide. FOX Sports Net is a service of National Sports Partners, equally owned by Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc., and FOX Entertainment Group.
FOX Sports Net Bay Area is a service of Rainbow Sports, a division of Cablevision’s Rainbow Media Holdings, Inc. Rainbow Sports has been dedicated to “Home Team” fans for nearly 20 years. Rainbow Sports incorporates all of Rainbow’s sports assets, including its 50 percent ownership of FOX Sports Net and FOX Sports National Advertising, the Madison Square Garden Properties, and the ownership and management of seven regional sports networks in six of the nation’s largest markets — Chicago, Florida, New England, New York, Ohio and San Francisco.
Jay dela Cruz