Versatile sports radio and television broadcaster Anita Marks will join ESPN New York 98.7FM as a weekend host beginning Sunday, May 17, at 11 a.m. ET. She will then co-host Ruocco & Rothenberg with host Ryan Ruocco May 18 – 21 from noon – 1 p.m. each day.
Additionally, she will provide SportsCenter updates regularly on weekdays and host or co-host multiple shows as needed. ESPN New York 98.7FM will be the exclusive radio home to Marks.
“I am thrilled to be joining ESPN New York 98.7FM and look forward to getting started next week,” Marks said. “There is so much passion for sports in the New York market and, after hosting national radio shows the last few years, I’m excited at the opportunity to focus on this amazing sports town, to cover these storied local teams and to talk sports with one of the best fan bases anywhere.”
Added Tim McCarthy, General Manager, ESPN New York 98.7FM, “Anita has vast sports knowledge and she will focus on bringing listeners behind the scenes, utilizing her experience as an athlete, reporter and host of a variety of national and local shows.”
Marks has more than a decade of sports talk radio experience, including such markets as New York, Baltimore and Miami, and most recently was the host of The Anita Marks Show on NBC Sports Radio (2013 – 2015). She also appeared this past NFL season as an analyst on CBS Sports Network’s That Other Pregame Show and has covered the New York Giants for Giants.com and MSG Network for several years. Marks had previously hosted shows on WFAN and Sirius XM, among others, and has served as a fantasy football analyst for Bleacher Report and Bloomberg Sports.
A former quarterback for the Miami Fury and Florida Stingrays of the Women’s Professional Football League, Marks graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelor’s degree in Communications