901-754-9404
My List0

We've now made it easier for you to research and save your favorite keynotes speakers. Click on the + sign to add a speaker to your Speaker List and email your favorites to colleagues and friends.

using System.Text.RegularExpressions;
Bob Costas, Sports Speaker

Bob Costas

    • Twelve-Time Emmy Award-Winning Sportscaster
    • Sports and Celebrity Speaker
    • Emmy Award Winner
Full Bio
In Person-Fee 🛈

$50,000 - $100,000

Virtual Fee:

Please Inquire

Travels From

Missouri

No videos found.

Bob Costas Speaker Biography


One of television's most accomplished broadcasters, Bob Costas, who joined HBO Sports in February 2001, is the host of Costas Now, a hard-hitting, intelligent and topical sports series.

During his first four years at HBO, Costas hosted On The Record With Bob Costas, which established itself as one of network television's most respected programs for its compelling mix of interviews, commentary and opinion.

In May of 2006, Costas was presented with the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Studio Host, marking the fifth straight year that he has received that honor from the National Academy of Arts & Sciences. The award recognized his work on both HBO and NBC Sports.

In addition, Costas Now was awarded the Sports Emmy for "Outstanding Edited Sports Special" for the compelling journey of David Robinson, the son of sports pioneer Jackie Robinson, who has built a life and a business cooperative in Tanzania.

In September 2002, Costas and all-time NFL great Cris Carter joined Cris Collinsworth and Dan Marino as co-hosts of HBO's award-winning football program INSIDE THE NFL, cable's longest-running series. With the addition of Costas and Carter, ratings for the series rose considerably in 2002 and the program received the Sports Emmy Award in April of 2003 for Outstanding Studio Show - Weekly. The program was again recognized as the Outstanding Studio Show - Weekly at the May 2005 Sports Emmy event and the 2006 Sports Emmys. The 30th season of INSIDE THE NFL began on Wednesday, September 13, 2006.

Costas, a 26-year veteran of NBC Sports, joined the network's sports division in 1980. Since then, he has hosted seven Olympics and been prominently involved in virtually every major sports event, including numerous World Series, Super Bowl and NBA Finals broadcasts. His most recent Olympics assignment was serving as prime time host for the 2006 Winter Games in Torino, Italy.

From August 1988 through January 1994, he hosted his own late-night interview show, Later with Bob Costas, on NBC; the program won the 1993 Emmy Award for Outstanding Informational Series. He has also received 15 Sports Emmys as a broadcaster and two Sports Emmys for writing and another as host of the general interest program Later with Bob Costas on NBC. His book Fair Ball: A Fan's Case for Baseball, published in the spring of 2000 spent several weeks on The New York Times bestseller list, garnering excellent reviews. He also was the narrator for the books and audio package And the Crowd Goes Wild and The Fans Roared, both of which made The New York Times bestseller list. Mr. Costas has been honored as Sportscaster of the year by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association a record eight times.

901-754-9404.

Costas on Sports
Addressing the latest developments in Major League sports today, Bob Costas entertains audiences with his quick wit and memorable anecdotes about today’s most intriguing athletes.

A Fan’s Case for Baseball
Bob Costas loves baseball. In this speech, universally received by sports lovers, he addresses the problems and opportunities facing our nation’s greatest pastime.

On the Record with Bob Costas
In a captivating presentation, Costas discusses the economics of sports, his inspiring Olympic tales, and his most memorable interviews.

Speaking Topics:

Related Speakers

Charles Clark

Charles Clark

3-time National Champion

Peter Guber, Speaker

Peter Guber

Chairman and CEO of the Mandalay Entertainment Group

Pedro Martinez, speaker

Pedro Martinez

Retired MLB pitcher

General Peter Pace, Technology Speaker

Peter Pace

Chairman

Archie Manning, Teambuilding Speaker

Archie Manning

All-American Quarterback

Dennis Miller, Media Speaker

Dennis Miller

Five time Emmy Award winner for his half hour talk show

Jimmy Wayne keynote speaker

Jimmy Wayne

Country Music Artist

Kevin Nealon, Comedian Speaker

Kevin Nealon

Comedian and former cast member of Saturday Night Live

Ozzie Smith, keynote speaker

Ozzie Smith

"The Wizard" - MLB Hall of Fame Shortstop for the St. Louis Cardinals

Bear Grylls, Media Speaker

Bear Grylls

Host of the Discovery Channel's Man vs. Wild

Rowdy Gaines, Speaker

Rowdy Gaines

NBC Sports Commentator

Daron K Roberts - Executive Speakers Bureau - Transition Coach

Daron K Roberts

Founding Director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas

Reviews

Testimonials

We work with a lot of speaking organizations... Let me tell you - ESB is the best! Matt Meyer is by far the best agent to work with!

Warrior Rising

Everyone on the ESB team (Matt, Sheryl, etc.) has been great to work with for our events. Looking forward to keep working with ESB!

Plexus Worldwide

We had a positive experience with ESB. Matt Meyer is a great communicator and easy to get a hold of. He helped us through the process to make..

BNSF

ESB was patient, thorough, and responsive during the planning process. Thank you for making this such a great experience for us!

ConnectWise

ESB supported our needs and the needs of our speaker throughout the entire process. I highly recommend working with ESB to find your next spe..

DogWatch

"It's always a pleasure to work with ESB. Very professional and personable staff. Thanks!"

Testimonial | Texas Society of Architects

"Excellent! Thank you for being a true partner to our organization and its development."

HCA Healthcare

"They are the only speakers bureau I will even consider using!"

Testimonial | Youth Villages

A wonderful bureau to work with! Big ups to everyone who helped make our event a success. Fingers crossed we get the chance to collaborate fo..

MDRT | Testimonial

"As always, you are the best most responsive speaker bureau I've ever worked with!"

Image Media
Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Need Suggestions? Have Questions?

Call to discuss how we can you help find the right speaker(s) for your organization.

© 2024 Executive Speakers Bureau. All Rights Reserved.

Design and Developed by eBiz Solutions

Get Ideas in 1 hour or less

Executive Speakers Bureau consistently receives praises about our speed and efficiency. From the beginning of your event planning, our extensive online speaker database and resourceful staff allow us to quickly equip you with the best speaker for your event.

Need a last minute speaker? No worries. Our speed and efficiency help us give you ideas for speakers in one hour or less.