Neil A. Carousso Delivers 2 ½ hours of Exclusive Hall of Fame Coverage on July 26
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New York, NY – Saturday, July 18, 2015 – Award-winning multi-media journalist, producer and talk show host Neil A. Carousso gears up for his 2nd Annual Hall of Fame coverage on WRHU-FM live from Cooperstown, NY at the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony, featuring 2 ½ hours of programming on Sunday, July 26, 2015.
“There are so many storylines and excitement that builds up for the Hall of Fame Weekend,” said Carousso, who is the executive producer of WRHU’s Hall of Fame coverage. “Being that this is our second year, I truly believe that the programming will be even more engaging.”
The 2 ½ hours of WRHU’s coverage begins at 11 AM EDT/8 AM PDT on Sunday, July 26, exclusively on 88.7 FM WRHU in New York and streaming online in high definition on www.WRHU.org and the FREE WRHU mobile app.
Guests on the “Long Island Community Spotlight Special with Basia and Neil A. Carousso,” which airs from 11-12 noon eastern, include John Thorn, the official historian of Major League Baseball, Craig Muder from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and a New York baseball writer.
Guests on “WRHU’s 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Lives Special with Neil A. Carousso,” which airs from 12 noon-1:30 eastern, include the 2015 Hall of Fame class, the largest player class in 60 years, consisting of Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz. Other notable guests include Kenny Albert, national baseball play-by-play broadcaster for Fox Sports, Howie Rose, the radio voice of the New York Mets and Bob Nightengale, national sports writer for USA Today and voting member of the Baseball Writer’s Association of America.
Hall of Famers Joe Torre (pictured with Neil A. Carousso in the left picture) and Rollie Fingers
(sitting in the picture on the right) were guests of Neil’s first program from Cooperstown in 2014.
“The big topics next weekend will include the controversial ‘steroid era’ for sure, but even more this year, the question of whether or not the all-time hits leader Pete Rose belongs in the Hall of Fame,” Carousso said. “I will certainly be covering these topics with expert guests – baseball writers and broadcasters; however, on the flip side, we cannot forget about the celebration of America’s Pastime.”
In addition to executive producing WRHU’s coverage, Neil serves as the co-host of the Long Island Community Spotlight and the solo host for the #HOFLiveSpecial, along with reporting duties all weekend. Carousso will also give the audience a VIP pass to Cooperstown via articles, including breaking news and anecdotes from Hall of Famers, and video features, exclusive to Carousso Enterprises’ www.NeilACarousso.com.
“It’s always enjoyable to be around a group of Hall of Fame players who were so great at their sport and just take in their stories from ‘back in the day’ and just marvel at what they accomplished at the highest level,” remarked Carousso.
“Long Island Community Spotlight with Basia and Neil A. Carousso” and “WRHU’s 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Live Special with Neil A. Carousso” are radio talk shows in which baseball fans and enthusiasts honor and celebrate the men inducted that Sunday afternoon in Cooperstown and discuss the latest topics in the sport, while celebrating its 170-year history, highlighted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum.
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Neil A. Carousso is an award-winning multi-media journalist, producer and executive producer. He is an entrepreneur, who founded Carousso Enterprises – a sole-proprietorship company with endeavors in media content, news, sports, entertainment, among other media, journalism and business entities. As the President & Owner of Carousso Enterprises, Neil produces all content on www.NeilACarousso.com and manages www.CaroussoEnterprises.com, the corporate website.
Neil is a producer extraordinaire, booking top celebrities, professional and Hall of Fame athletes, Olympians, inspiring individuals and various experts. In addition to producing, executive producing and hosting on-location talk shows at venues like the National Baseball Hall of Fame, U.S. Open Tennis Championship, Belmont Stakes, PGA Tour events, Empire Challenge and red carpet coverage, he is the morning drive producer and host of Marconi award-winning WRHU-FM in New York. Its variety talk show allows for lively talk, expert analysis and interviews with notable guests, experts and politicians on topics including civil unrest in Baltimore, Maryland and Ferguson, Missouri, local protests in New York City, the tragic disappearance of the Malaysian Airlines flight 370, the crash of flight MH17, health care, domestic violence and other local, national and international issues with debates, among other news topics mixed with entertainment features and sports talk.
In addition to his role as Morning Wake-Up Call producer and host, Neil is the producer and anchor of “Newsline,” the Associated Press award-winning evening news broadcast on WRHU-FM. He is a sports update anchor and producer of the New York Islanders Radio Network and the Hofstra Pride Sports Network and occasionally calls the play-by-play of sporting events like baseball games.
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.
He is currently a Provost Scholar dual degree student at Hofstra University, pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with a Political Science minor and a Bachelor of Business Administration and a Master’s of Science in Accounting. Neil resides in New York City.
2nd Annual Radio Show from Cooperstown Features Hall of Famers and Storytellers of the Game
New York, NY – Wednesday, July 8, 2015 – Award-winning multi-media journalist, producer and talk show host Neil A. Carousso gears up for his 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Live Special on WRHU-FM live from Cooperstown, NY at the National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
“The Town of Cooperstown is quaint, beautiful, and all you see are lovers of the sport, wearing caps and jerseys,” Carousso said, adding, “The National Baseball Hall of Fame Weekend is like a congregation of fans, who come to relive those special moments and honor America’s Pastime in a very special way.”
“WRHU’s 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Live Special with Neil A. Carousso” will air on Sunday, July 26, 2015 from noon-1:30 EDT/9-10:30 AM PDT. Special guests include the 2015 Hall of Fame class, the largest players class in history, consisting of Craig Biggio, Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz. Other notable guests include Kenny Albert, who broadcasts national Major League Baseball games on FOX Sports, along with calling the other three major sports on the national and regional level on both television and radio, and Howie Rose, the radio play-by-play voice of the New York Mets. Other Hall of Fame guests, broadcasters and baseball writers have not been announced, yet.
“All four of these players dominated some aspect of baseball and are well deserving of their induction into the Hall of Fame,” said Carousso. “I’m looking forward to discussing the pivotal moments of their careers with them plus major topics in baseball, including the controversial ‘steroid era’ topic, in interviews with Kenny Albert and Howie Rose, who have been mainstays on national games and the Mets radio broadcasts, respectfully,” added Carousso.
Neil executive produces all Hall of Fame coverage and the special radio program, and is the sole reporter and solo host of the Live Special for WRHU-FM, which can be heard on 88.7 FM in New York and online in high definition on www.WRHU.org. WRHU also has a free mobile app for iPhone and Android. All content will be available on www.NeilACarousso.com, after airing on WRHU. Carousso will give the audience a VIP pass to Cooperstown via articles, including breaking news and anecdotes from Hall of Famers, and video features, exclusive to Carousso Enterprises’ www.NeilACarousso.com.
“This is the second year I am covering the Hall of Fame Weekend, so at least I know what to expect,” remarked Carousso. “It’s always enjoyable to be around a group of Hall of Fame players who were so great at their sport and just take in their stories from ‘back in the day’ and just marvel at what they accomplished at the highest level.”
“WRHU’s 2nd Annual Hall of Fame Live Special with Neil A. Carousso” is a radio talk show in which baseball fans and enthusiasts honor and celebrate the men inducted that Sunday afternoon in Cooperstown and discuss the latest topics in the sport, while celebrating its 170-year history, highlighted in the National Baseball Hall of Fame Museum.
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