Forbes SportsMoney, which Lorenz co-hosts with Forbes' Michael Ozanian, captured an Emmy Award in 2012. In April 2011, Lorenz won his third consecutive New York Emmy Award recognizing him as the top sports anchor in New York.
The YES Network, the most-watched regional sports network in the country the past 10 years, is the exclusive television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees and the Brooklyn Nets. YES, which has earned 266 Emmy Award nominations and 60 Emmy Awards since its March 2002 launch, also televises original biography, studio and magazine programs, in addition to college sports.
Prior to joining the YES Network in 2003, Lorenz served as an anchor for CNN/Sports Illustrated, which he joined in April of 1991. He hosted CNN's signature weekly sports programming, including NFL Preview, College Football Preview, This Week in the NBA, SI Cover to Cover and Page One. He also hosted CNN's weekly baseball show from 1992 to 1996 and, from 1994 to 1996, hosted CNN's College Basketball Preview and College Coaches Corner. In addition to those duties, Lorenz also worked on a variety of programs for CNN's sister networks TBS and TNT, hosting Super Bowl specials and serving as back-up host on Inside the NBA on TNT.
Before joining CNN, Lorenz was a reporter and anchor at WPTV-TV in West Palm Beach, Fla. Joining WPTV-TV in 1988, he wrote, produced and anchored four weekend sportscasts. Lorenz earlier served as sports director at KIEM-TV in Eureka, Calif., was a writer at CBS Extravision in Los Angeles and an analyst/anchor for Citicable in Torrance, Calif.
Lorenz is on the Honorary Event Committee for the Connecticut chapter of Make-A-Wish and, every year since 2007, he has emceed its annual Make-A-Wish Ball. In 2008 he also emceed the Annual Miracle Ball, which raises money and awareness for the Miracle League of Westchester County in New York.
He holds a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California in Los Angeles.< return to announcers homepage