Who is Otis Livingston?
Otis Livingston is an American sports journalist with several Emmy Awards to his name. He works as a sideline reporter for CBS Sports as well as a daily sports anchor for WCBS-TV in New York City.
He previously worked for NBC as an anchor and reporter during the Olympics. During his time at NBC, he covered the 2004 Summer Olympics and the 2006 Winter Olympics for the station.
According to his resume, Livingston has also worked as a sideline reporter for CBS Sports, covering SEC football games and the NCAA tournament.
Otis Livingston Was Born in New York
Livingston is currently 55 years old. He was born on September 29, 1967, in New York, USA.
Otis Livingston Education
Livingston graduated from the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications.
Otis Livingston is a Married Man
Otis and his wife, Nikki Livingston are blessed with five children. The couple celebrated their 30-year wedding anniversary in 2022. Otis lives in New Jersey with his wife and five children.
Otis Livingston Salary
Livingston earns approximately $150,000. He works as a weekday sports anchor at WCBS-TV in New York City and is a sideline reporter on CBS Sports.
Otis Livingston’s Net Worth
The CBS journalist has an estimated net worth of $4 million. He generates his income from his career as a journalist.
Otis Livingston WCBS-TV
Livingston is the weekday sports anchor for CBS New York. The recipient of many Emmy Awards has worked for WCBS-TV since 2009. Prior to this, he worked as the sports anchor for NBC4’s “Today in New York.”
He has covered numerous sporting events, such as the NBA Finals, Stanley Cup Finals, World Series, U.S. Open Tennis Championship, two U.S. Open Golf Championships, Triple Crown races in horse racing, and the New York City Marathon among others.
Livingston had the privilege of lighting the Olympic torch through Harlem in 2004 as part of its global tour in preparation for the Summer Olympics in Athens.
Later that summer, he served as both a studio host and a field reporter for NBC’s coverage of the Athens Games, and in 2006, he covered the Olympics in Turin. Otis covered preseason games for the New York Giants from the sidelines as well.
Livingston spent two years at WWOR-TV working as the weekday sports reporter and the weekend sports anchor. Throughout his time there, he also hosted “Sports Team Wrap-Up,” a 15-minute Sunday night sports bonus show.
For the previous two years, Livingston was working as a weekend sports anchor/reporter for Philadelphia’s WPHL-TV, where he hosted the half-hour sports wrap-up program “Sunday Sports Express.” He filled in as the program’s co-host along with Eagles head coach Ray Rhodes.
Prior to that, he worked at WTVO-TV in Rockford, Illinois, for two years as a weekend sports anchor/reporter. Livingston is on the board of the Philadelphia branch of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. Additionally, he serves on the board of the New Jersey Music Workshop for the Arts.
Where Did Otis Go to College?
Otis graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications from the University of Idaho.