SportsCenter Anchor & Play-by-Play Commentator
Emmy Award-winning sportscaster Brian Custer joined ESPN in July of 2021 as an anchor for the network’s signature news and information program SportsCenter and a play-by-play commentator for college football and basketball.
Custer started his broadcasting career in his hometown of Columbus, Ohio, as a news and sports reporter for the local ABC-TV affiliate. He later worked in Dallas as a news and sports reporter before moving to New York as a host at SNY-TV. He won two Emmy Awards while at SNY-TV.
He joined ESPN from Fox Sports, where he had called college football, college basketball and boxing since 2014. He also has been co-host of a program on SiriusXM NBA Radio.
In addition to his ESPN duties, Custer is host for Showtime Championship Boxing.
Custer holds a degree in broadcast journalism from Hampton University. A cancer survivor, he is a spokesman for the Prostate Cancer Foundation.