Sarah Kustok, Brooklyn Nets Reporter
Sarah Kustok joined the YES Network as its Brooklyn Nets reporter in 2012 after spending three years with Comcast SportsNet Chicago as a reporter and anchor. At YES, Kustok covers the Nets within its game telecasts and pre- and post-game shows, the Nets Magazine series, other Nets programming, and on YESNetwork.com.
In March 2016, Kustok served as solo analyst for two Nets games on YES. She was part of YES' Nets broadcast team which won the 2014 New York Emmy Award for Best Live Sports Series.
In addition, for the past three seasons, Kustok has provided analysis for FOX Sports 1's Big East women's regular season college basketball telecasts and has been the network's studio analyst for its Big 12 and Big East women's basketball tournaments.
The YES Network, the most-watched regional sports network in the country 12 of the last 13 years, is the exclusive local television home of the 27-time World Champion New York Yankees, the Brooklyn Nets, and MLS' New York City FC. The network has won 95 New York Emmy Awards since its 2002 launch.
During her time at CSN Chicago, Kustok covered the Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Blackhawks as the network's reporter. She also had been anchoring sportscasts on WMAQ-TV (NBC) in Chicago. She joined CSN Chicago in 2009 as a feature reporter and occasional anchor on the network's SportsNet Central show. Prior to working at CSN, Kustok also earned experience at ESPN as an analyst and sideline reporter and appeared on Versus (now NBC Sports Network).
A 2004 Communications/Media Studies graduate of DePaul, Kustok played a key role as the Blue Demons women's basketball team reached the NCAA tournament twice, after the 2003 and 2004 seasons. She was captain both of those seasons, and the team was ranked in the Top 25 each season. She currently ranks fourth at the school in career three-point field goal percentage, and during the 2003 season she posted the third-highest single-season three-point field goal percentage in program history.
Kustok was an assistant women's basketball coach at DePaul during the 2005-2006 season, helping the team to advance to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen for the first time in program history. She was inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame in 2012.