Kevin Cross Biography – Kevin Cross Wiki
Kevin Cross will become the President and General Manager for NBC 5 / WMAQ, Telemundo Chicago / WSNS and NBC Sports Chicago, effective June 1. Cross will manage the stations’ news, digital, sales, finance, marketing, community and tech/ops departments while continuing to oversee NBC Sports Chicago’s day-to-day operations and relationship with its key stakeholders.
He is currently Senior Vice President & General Manager of NBC Sports Chicago. Cross was named Senior Vice President and General Manager for NBC Sports Chicago on January 17, 2019. He is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the network, which includes overseeing its expanding multiplatform content portfolio, and developing new avenues of enhanced fan-focused coverage for its core team partners, the Chicago Blackhawks, Bulls and White Sox.
Previously, Cross served as Vice President of Content for NBC Sports Chicago, a newly-created position for the network that commenced in October 2017. Under Cross’ direction, NBC Sports Chicago experienced significant growth in its multiplatform content offerings. He was also instrumental in bringing numerous former Chicago professional athletes on board over the years as network analysts, including Frank Thomas, Doug Glanville, Kendall Gill, Patrick Sharp, and Lance Briggs.
From 2012-2017, Cross was Sr. Director of News & Original Content at NBC Sports Chicago (formerly CSN Chicago). Before that, Cross was the network’s assistant news director, producing and staffing a variety of studio shows and orchestrating remote field reports.
Cross began his sports TV career at SportsChannel Chicago in 1993 as a producer. During the network’s transition to Fox Sports Chicago in 1998, Cross was promoted to senior producer and orchestrated the network’s live pre/post-game shows for Bulls and White Sox telecasts. In 2000, Cross became President/Executive Producer of Timeline Productions, where he created syndicated sports programming for national distribution (including Fox Sports) in 65 million households. In 2003, Cross joined CLTV as executive producer of their sports department, where he oversaw all editorial content and helped create the network’s popular Sports Page Roundtable & SP Express programs.
A native of Chicago’s southside, Cross received his degree in television production from Chicago’s Columbia College. Cross and his wife, Lisa, reside in Chicago’s western suburbs, along with their three sons.
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Is Kevin Cross married? He is married to his wife, Lisa Cross. He resides in Chicago’s western suburbs with his wife and three sons.
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Kevin Cross and his wife, Lisa Cross, have three children.
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