YES Announcers

Chris Shearn
Host, Yankees Batting Practice Today

Chris Shearn joined the YES Network prior to its 2002 launch, and anchors the new Yankees Batting Practice Today show. In this role, Shearn provides Yankees updates from YES’ studios, interacts with YES’ on-site announcers, and introduces features, interviews and other segments of the program.

In addition to these duties, Shearn was a producer for YES’ live weekday simulcasts of New York’s top-rated sports radio talk show, WFAN’s Miked Up with Mike Francesa. He is responsible for voice-overs, tape editing, and on-location production for all live remote sites. Shearn also announces the “Sports Sprint,” a periodic sports recap in the middle of the Mike's On: Francesa on the FAN. In addition to producing, Shearn is YES’ sideline reporter for Ivy League football and basketball, and for Staten Island Yankee games.

Shearn came to the YES Network from MSNBC, where he served as producer, editor and tape producer for programs such as Attack on America and America at War. He was also an editor for The News with Brian Williams and produced coverage of Super Bowl XXXV. Prior to joining MSNBC, Shearn was a sports producer for KTVU-Fox 2 in Oakland. He was also a sports anchor and producer for MSNBC. Earlier, he had worked for SNS/Major League Baseball Productions.

Shearn graduated from Rowan College of New Jersey in 1995 with a B.A. in Communications.

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