NBA TV Talent: Suzy Shuster
Posted Apr 23 2004 3:37PM
Emmy-winning sportscaster Suzy Shuster joins NBA TV as a West Coast feature correspondent based in Los Angeles. Shuster will focus her reporting mainly on behind the scenes features and profiles of players, teams and coverage of off-the-court events on the West Coast.
A 10-year veteran of sports broadcasting, Shuster served three years as a lead reporter/anchor for Fox Sports Net from 2000-02 where she was lead reporter for the Los Angeles Lakers during their three-year championship run and the Anaheim Angelsí World Series team and she extensively covered college football and basketball. In 2002, Shuster won a regional Emmy for her feature on the impact of the September 11th attacks on the sporting world.
Prior to joining FSN, Shuster was a producer on the acclaimed series, Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel on HBO. Her features included the Emmy nominated investigative report, "Pedophile Coaches: Who's Coaching Your Kids," as well as a report on the Salt Lake City Olympic Committee voting scandal. Shuster also produced profiles of such stars as Kobe Bryant, Andre Agassi, John McEnroe and Jason Williams.
Before HBO, Shuster spent two years as an associate producer at ESPN, where she produced a weekly feature on SportsCenter. She began her career at Fox News working with executive producer Emily Rooney. She worked as a field reporter for the 1996 Presidential election coverage as well as breaking news producer covering stories such as TWA Flight 800.
A graduate of Columbia University in New York, Shuster is married to NFL Network anchor and veteran sportscaster, Rich Eisen.