Steve Shapiro anchors 7 NEWS weekday sportscasts at 6:00PM, 6:30PM, 10:00PM and 11:00PM. He also hosts 7’s Sports Xtra Sunday nights at 11:30PM.
Steve joined WSVN as a sports anchor/reporter in 1997. In November 2003 Steve became WSVN’s lead sports anchor.
Steve began his broadcasting career in Roanoke, Virginia in 1980. Since then he has anchored and reported sports in Richmond, Boston, Cincinnati, Albany, and Hartford. He has done work for ESPN, FOX Sports, and has hosted International Pay Per View boxing events.
During his career Steve has covered most major sports events, including numerous Super Bowls, the World Series, the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Playoffs, all major college football bowl games, NCAA Basketball Tournaments, Championship Boxing, Triple Crown horse races, Major Golf and Tennis Events, the Little League World Series, NASCAR Racing and the Olympics.
Steve is originally from Boston, Massachusetts. He received a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Tufts University in Boston where he played football and baseball.