Steve Karasik was named Vice President, Remote Production in June 2013 after serving as Senior Coordinating Producer of CBS Sports in 2012 and Coordinating Producer since 2008. Karasik oversees all remote event productions, including games for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network. He also is responsible for overseeing content and quality control for all sports production elements involving THE NFL ON CBS, including Super Bowl LV, Super Bowl LIII, Super Bowl 50, Thursday Night Football (2014-17), the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship, College Football and the SEC ON CBS, PGA TOUR golf, the Masters and PGA Championship. He also produced and was co-creator of the Tony Romo Super Bowl LIII show, “Tony Goes to the Super Bowl.”
A 27-time Emmy Award-winner, Karasik joined CBS Sports in 1995 as a broadcast associate. He served as lead Broadcast Associate for THE NFL ON CBS, NCAA Basketball and Football as well as the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, for which he later also oversaw content and quality control. Karasik was promoted to Associate Director in 1999. He assumed a full-time role as associate director for CBS Golf coverage, including the Masters and PGA Championship, in 1999. Karasik served as associate director for THE NFL ON CBS from 1999-2006, and was the senior associate director for CBS Sports' coverage of Super Bowl XXXVIII and XLI.
Karasik was promoted to producer in 2006. He has served as producer for CBS Sports' coverage of THE NFL ON CBS and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship.
Karasik served as co-producer of the Emmy Award-winning Showtime Sports documentary, “A Game of Honor,” which chronicled the lives of football players at Army and Navy during the 2011 season. In addition, he oversaw the Emmy Award-winning “A Game of Honor” web series on CBSSports.com. Karasik also served as Producer on the Showtime Sports documentary, “LT: The Life and Times” which chronicled the life of New York Giants Pro Football Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor.
During his tenure at CBS Sports, Karasik also has covered the Daytona 500, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships and the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan.
Karasik graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Communications and Psychology. Born November 16, 1973, in Brooklyn, N.Y., Karasik lives in Rye Brook, N.Y. with his wife, Ilyssa, and sons, Eli and Ben.
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