About Neil A. Carousso:
Neil A. Carousso is an on-air producer at WCBS Newsradio 880 in New York City, and a multi-media and multi-platform producer of WCBS Newsradio 880’s original content, including the WCBS Small Business Spotlight with Joe Connolly. Neil is also a freelance enterprise reporter on veterans-related stories for ConnectingVets.com, which is located in Washington D.C.
Neil is an Associated Press, Hearst Corporation, New York Press Club, Society of Professional Journalists and All Access Media Group award-winning journalist, producer, nationally ranked reporter and talk show host.
He works in the legendary WCBS 880 Lower Manhattan newsroom and produces and edits exclusive multi-media web content for WCBS Newsradio 880’s digital platforms via WCBS880.com. Neil produces on-air content while writing broadcast copy, assigning stories to reporters and creating show rundowns, which becomes fluid during breaking news coverage. He pursues news tips and edits veteran reporters’ stories for air. Neil produces WCBS 880’s “Small Business Spotlight” video and radio features, booking guests and segments with Bloomberg Business reporter Joe Connolly.
In addition, Neil consults managers on digital content and sales strategies while providing digital production support to new programs.
Click the hamburger button on the top left of the YouTube embedded playlist above to view WCBS Newsradio 880’s Small Business Spotlight videos that Neil A. Carousso produces and edits.
He is an entrepreneur, who founded Carousso Enterprises – a sole-proprietorship company with endeavors in news, politics, sports and entertainment multi-media content. As the President & Owner of Carousso Enterprises, Neil manages a small, dedicated staff and produces all content on www.NeilACarousso.com and manages www.CaroussoEnterprises.com, the corporate website.
An impassioned community leader, Neil is involved in several entities, including communications, marketing and business, using his skills and boundless energy and motivation to make a positive impact in people’s lives.
As a manager, executive producer and on-air talent at Marconi award-winning WRHU-FM with reach into New York City, Neil recruited, coached and nurtured on-air talent, booked guests, including celebrities and local and national politicians, and handled production duties for the morning drive program.
Throughout various leadership positions at WCBS-AM New York, WABC-TV New York, Fox News Channel, WRHU-FM Hempstead and independently, Neil has consistently demonstrated a track record of enterprise reporting, producing and hosting high-end contemporary and relevant multi-media content with the diligence, focus and storytelling qualities needed to produce high ratings.
Neil A. Carousso Reports. Click the hamburger button on the top left of the YouTube embedded playlist above to view some of Neil’s award-winning video content.
Neil covers various news topics with a focus and keen expertise in American politics, economics, business, veterans health, health care and national security. He reported and provided insightful political commentary during the 2016 United States presidential election for WABC-TV New York – the top-rated local television news team in the country – CBS New York, and independently via Carousso Enterprises’ platforms. Neil also worked at Fox News Channel in New York City during the election year, producing segments and working in production and guest booking on various programs, including “The Five,” “The Greg Gutfeld Show” and “Justice with Judge Jeanine.”
Neil is a producer extraordinaire, booking and interviewing politicians, celebrities, Hall of Fame athletes, Olympians, inspiring individuals and various experts for WRHU’s morning drive program and various on-location specials and independent digital programs.
Neil has launched his own news and political commentary program, discussing the important and relevant national news of the week with insightful, passionate and expert analysis. It is also an avenue to spotlight untold stories such as individual U.S. veterans’ stories and small business entrepreneurs. Neil takes calls via Skype from audience members of all different backgrounds and political ideologies with the purpose of increasing dialogue and bringing people together who would otherwise engage in divisive rhetoric without consideration to difference of opinions and perspectives.
Neil also hosted a daily political podcast, available on iTunes, covering the major news, especially American politics from a unique perspective. Neil engages the audience with his likable patriotic, passionate and energetic style, driven to make a difference in the United States of America. Neil is an expert in business, economic, security and other political policy, providing bold solutions for America’s success.
He produces, executive produces and hosts various on-location talk shows at various venues, namely the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, NY, the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, Belmont Stakes and PGA Tour events.
Neil transcended WRHU’s variety morning talk show into a substantive and entertaining format, hosted by well-informed and engaging Hofstra University student hosts, including himself. The show allows for lively news, sports and political talk, expert analysis and interviews with notable guests plus breaking news coverage.
In addition to his role as Morning Wake-Up Call producer and host, Neil produced and anchored “Newsline,” the Associated Press award-winning evening news broadcast on Long Island’s WRHU-FM. He also provided reports on U.S. markets and community news and events, which earned a national ranking as a reporter from the prestigious Hearst Corporation.
Neil led the political news team as a producer and senior reporter of WRHU News’ annual election night broadcasts and coverage of the 2014 gubernatorial election, the 2015 general elections and the 2016 presidential election. Neil traveled around the U.S. to cover the presidential primaries, reported on policy, interviewed voters and political experts and hosted radio specials on WRHU and independently. Neil also served as a stringer for 103.9 LI News Radio (WRCN-FM), a commercial station on Long Island.
Neil embarked on his career at a young age, founding a school newspaper in junior high school and becoming the public address announcer for Saint Francis Preparatory School at the age of twelve. The “Voice of Saint Francis Prep,” created SFP TV, a live streaming service in which Neil served as the executive producer, sole sports broadcaster, news anchor and reporter. He spearheaded marketing and public relations initiatives, inking sponsorship deals with local newspapers and MSG Varsity, where he also served as a guest play-by-play sports broadcaster and general assignment reporter.
Neil graduated from Hofstra University, where he was a Provost Scholar Award student, with a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a Major in Journalism and Minors in Political Science and General Business. Neil resides in New York City.