Who is Ryan Ruocco?
Ryan Ruocco is an American radio sports talk show host, interviewer, and sportscaster. He has dominated this field and with time, he has proven himself as one of the best sports journalists in the whole country. He has diversified his role as a sportscaster.
As an announcer, Ryan specializes in his role as a basketball, football, baseball, boxing, and play-by-play analyst. He does play-by-play commentary for the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets on the YES Network, as well as the NBA, WNBA, and Women’s College Basketball on ESPN.
According to his credentials, Ryan co-hosted the podcast R2C2 alongside former New York Yankees all-star pitcher CC Sabathia. The duo welcomed athletes and celebrity guests for in-depth discussions and they hosted their final episode in 2023 after six successful years.
Ryan Ruocco Age and Height
Ruocco is currently 36 years old. He was born on November 18, 1986, in Fishkill, New York, United States.
Ryan Ruocco Education
Ruocco is a graduate of Hackley School in Tarrytown, New York, and Fordham University. He was actively involved with Fordham University’s esteemed radio station, WFUV, where he presented “One on One,” New York’s longest-running sports call-in show.
Ryan Ruocco Wife
Ruocco married his wife, Andrea Ferzoco in November 2020. He proposed to her in January 2019 and they welcomed their daughter, Everly in September 2021. Andrea is a private equity executive.
Ryan Ruocco’s Salary and Net Worth
Ruocco earns an average salary of $102,627. He works as a sportscaster at ESPN. He has built his wealth primarily from his career which spans over ten years. Ryan has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2023.
Is Ryan Ruocco Still Working At ESPN?
Ruocco, along with Rebecca Lobo and Holly Rowe, were selected as the lead play-by-play announcer for Women’s College Basketball. In addition to serving as the network’s principal WNBA play-by-play commentator since 2013, he is a primary play-by-play announcer for ESPN’s NBA coverage.
He has also occasionally broadcast NFL games on ESPN Radio and broadcast college football games on ESPN’s television networks. Ruocco previously shared hosting duties for the midday show on ESPN New York Radio.
He covers events for ESPN and has been a YES Network pundit for a long time. Ruocco serves as the principal play-by-play commentator for the Brooklyn Nets telecasts. He performs a number of duties, including play-by-play, pre-and post-game hosting, and clubhouse reporting for the New York Yankees.
He received solo New York Emmy nominations in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2019 for his coverage of the Yankees and Nets on YES. Alongside former New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia, Ruocco co-hosts The Ringer’s R2C2 podcast on Spotify.
Ruocco worked as a color commentator and play-by-play announcer for Fordham basketball, football, and baseball. Ruocco received the renowned Marty Glickman Award in 2008, named after the legendary play-by-play announcer.
She was the play-by-play announcer and JJ Redick and Richard Jefferson were the analysts for the 2023–2024 NBA broadcast crew that ESPN put together. In addition to calling other high-profile events all season long and into the NBA Playoffs, the crew will call the NBA Sunday Showcase series on ABC.