- Bill Pidto
Bill Pidto (born
April 20, 1965) is a journalistfor ESPN, where he has worked since 1993. He is often seen as one of the anchors for ESPNEWS.
A native of
Palo Alto, California, Pidto was a 1987graduate of Cornell Universitywhere he earned a bachelor of arts degree in psychology. At Cornell he began his broadcasting career as a sports anchor and reporter for WVBR, a radio station in Ithaca, New York.cite web | last = | first = | authorlink = | coauthors = | title = Bill Pidto - Bio | work = | publisher = Sportscasters.info | date = | url = http://www.sportscasters.info/p/Bill_Pidto.htm | format = | doi = | accessdate = 2008-06-05] He was also a member of the Delta ChiFraternity.
Pidto spent the following two years as the Sports director at
WBNG-TV, located in Binghamton, New York. In 1989, he left WBNG for a sports anchor job at WSTM-TVin Syracuse, though he spent only a year at this station before moving on to the short-lived Sports News Networkin 1990. He broke in with ESPNas a field producer for the network's " Scholastic Sports America", program for two years. In 1992, he also spent time as a sports anchor for New England Cable News.
ESPN2was launched in 1993, Pidto was hired to anchor the program " SportsSmash", and hosted " NHL 2Night" when it debuted in 1995. That same year, Pidto also joined " NFL Primetime". During his tenure at ESPN he has also served as an anchor for " Baseball Tonight".
List of ESPN personalities
List of ESPNEWS personalities
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