Tina Cervasio joined MSG in 2008 and can currently be seen on the sidelines reporting for the New York Knicks, New York Red Bulls, and select New York Liberty games. Tina was nominated for a New York Emmy Award for her work as the Knicks sideline reporter for the 2009-2010 season, adding to multiple Emmy nominations she previously received while working in Boston at NESN.
When Cervasio first joined MSG, she served as a host and reporter for "MSG, NY," which included highlights, in-depth features and analysis on the top sports and entertainment news in the New York metropolitan area, and hosted "Fans' Most Wanted: Knicks", which took an in-depth look at classic Knicks games, memorable players and intense rivalries.
Prior to joining MSG, Cervasio was the Field Reporter for the Boston Red Sox, on the New England Sports Network (NESN), where she reported live from the field for both the pre and post-game shows as well as from the field during games from 2006 to 2008. Away from the ballpark she produced feature packages and exclusive interviews with players. Also on NESN, Cervasio served as lead correspondent for "Red Sox Hot Stove," "Red Sox Report" as well as other specials and magazine shows, while also contributing to "NESN Sports Desk."
Before her time with NESN, Cervasio was a sports anchor and reporter on WCBS-TV (New York), covering local professional and college sports. Cervasio first appeared on the national television scene in 2001 on NFL Sunday Ticket as a reporter, co-host and anchor. She has also hosted Animal Planet shows for numerous American Kennel Club Championship Dog Shows and canine sports competitions.
Cervasio has a strong background in radio, including work for the Olympic Games on Westwood One Radio. In 2006 at the Winter Games in Torino, Italy, Cervasio served as the play-by-play announcer for Women's Hockey and as well as an Update Anchor. At the 2004 Summer Games in Athens, Greece, Cervasio served as the voice of men's and women's Gymnastics and contributed as a studio analyst for other programming. Additional radio assignments for Cervasio include NFL sideline reporting, 20/20 update anchor on WFAN Sports Radio New York including appearances on "Imus in the Morning" on MSNBC and WFAN, and traffic and news anchor for the Shadow Broadcasting Networks.
Here at MSG, Cervasio contributes greatly to the Garden of Dreams Foundation, running the ING New York City Marathon twice (2008 & 2009), to raise money for the Foundation as a member of the MSG "Dream Team". She also speaks and emcees various charitable organization dinners and events in the New Jersey/New York City area.
Cervasio currently resides in New Jersey with her husband Kevin McKearney.