|Born||May 13, 1962|
Boston, Massachusetts, US
|Employer||CBS, ABC, ESPN, Boston Red Sox|
Early life[edit | edit source]
Career[edit | edit source]
Early career[edit | edit source]
McDonough was an intern at the short lived Enterprise Radio Network in 1981.
It was in Syracuse where McDonough began his broadcasting career in 1982 as the play-by-play announcer for the Syracuse Chiefs of the International League. McDonough was also an Ivy League football announcer for PBS. He was a sideline reporter from 1984 to 1985 and a play-by-play announcer from 1986 to 1987.
ABC/ESPN[edit | edit source]
Honors[edit | edit source]
In 2014, McDonough was named to the Hall of Fame for WAER, Syracuse University's noncommercial radio station where he began his sports broadcasting career as a student. S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications also honored McDonough in July 2016 with the 4th annual Marty Glickman Award. In May 2007, he received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Southern Vermont College.
- 1998: Ice Hockey 1998 Winter Olympics Play-by-Play
References[edit | edit source]
- Sean McDonough - ESPN MediaZone (en-US).
- "ESPN's Sean McDonough: Dick MacPherson 'saved my life' (best moments from funeral service)", syracuse.com. (en-US)
- Hiestand, Michael. "ESPN's Sean McDonough to have surgery on bone near brain", 14 June 2012. Retrieved on 27 September 2012.
- Lee, Joe. "McDonough '84 Roth '87 Newest Hall of Fame Inductees". (en)
- "Sean McDonough '84 receives Marty Glickman Award for Leadership in Sports Media (slideshow) | Newhouse School - Syracuse University", Newhouse School.
- "ESPN's Sean McDonough '84 Given Marty Glickman Award for Leadership in Sports Media by Newhouse School", SU News. (en-US)
- "Sportscaster tells grads nice is key", The Bennington Banner. (en)
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|ESPN National Hockey Night|
|Related programs||* NHL on ABC|
|Related articles||* History of the NHL on United States television
|Commentators||* NHL Entry Draft
|Key figures||* Joe Beninati
|All-Star Game||* 1986
|Stanley Cup Finals||* 1986|
|Lore||* The Monday Night Miracle (1986)