Chris Carlin Bio
Chris Carlin is an American television and radio personality best known for hosting Geico SportsNite. Carlin who is nicknamed The Continent, was previously the co-host of Carlin & Reese on local Philadelphia sports radio station 94.1 WIP.
He joined the station in November 2016, after over 8 years on SportsNet New York, the New York Mets television network.
Chris Carlin Education
Carlin was born in Morristown, New Jersey, and raised in Chatham Township, New Jersey. He graduated from Oratory Preparatory School in Summit, New Jersey, and after graduating he went on to major in English in college, graduating from Hobart College in 1995.
Chris Carlin Career
Carlin began his career at WEOS FM in Geneva, New York, broadcasting sports of his alma mater, Hobart & William Smith Colleges. He called Men’s & Women’s Lacrosse, Football, Men’s & Women’s Basketball, Soccer, and Minor League Baseball. Carlin was the station’s sports director and also hosted a sports talk show briefly.
Carlin formerly broadcast Minor League Baseball for the Geneva (1993) & Williamsport (1994–95) Cubs – currently known as the Williamsport Crosscutters.
Chris also called college football games for Bucknell University and did both radio studio hosting and preseason play-by-play for the New York Giants radio and television (for pre-season) broadcasts for several years. He has also worked on broadcasts of men’s lacrosse for the NCAA and the now-defunct NFL Europa on the NFL Network.
Chris Carlin WFAN
Chris Carlin spent the first 13 years of his professional career at WFAN in New York, U.S. Beginning as an intern in 1995, Carlin worked his way up to the position of producer for the Mike & The Mad Dog Show, co-hosted by Chris ‘Mad Dog’ Russo and Mike Francesa.
He produced the show for 6 1⁄2 years, during which time his on-air role grew with the station. Carlin briefly hosted overnights, and served as sports anchor on the Imus in the Morning program (2005–2007) & Boomer & Carton program (2007–2008.) In addition, Carlin hosted The Morning Warmup, a one-hour pre-show for Boomer & Carton.
While at SNY, he co-hosted Loud Mouths, a sports debate program similar to that of ESPN’s Pardon the Interruption, from its inception on March 24, 2008 until his departure from the network. Also, Carlin and on-air partner Bob Ojeda co-hosted pre- and post-game telecasts for New York Mets games on SNY for five seasons, from 2009–2013. Chris also hosted SportsNite, SNY’s nightly sports recap program.
He is also the play-by-play voice for Rutgers football games, and from 2008–2016 he called Rutgers Men’s Basketball games. Carlin began at Rutgers as a sideline reporter for football in 2001, and in 2004 he took over the play-by-play duties at Rutgers when Tom McCarthy, the TV voice of the Philadelphia Phillies, departed Rutgers.
On December 19, 2017 Chis Carlin replaced longtime sports radio host, Mike Francesa, on the afternoon drive on WFAN 660 in New York City. Carlin was joined with Bart Scott and Maggie Gray to form the afternoon team. He and Scott began hosting on December 18, 2017, the Monday after Francesa’s last show.
Chis Carlin Leave WFAN
On September 11, 2019, Chris announced that he would be leaving WFAN after his show that day.
Chris Carlin Age
Carlin was born on September 16, 1972 in Morristown, New Jersey, United States (he is 46 years old as of 2018.)
Chris Carlin Height
Carlin stands at an average height of 5 feet 8 inch (1.72 meters).
Chris Carlin Wife
Carlin is married to Sheryl Spain, who is a freelance publicist. The couple got married on 28th of January 2007. There is no any information on whether the couple has any children or not.
Chris Carlin Salary/ Net Worth
The exact amount of salary that Carlin receives is not yet disclosed and his net worth is still under review.