|Residence||New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Education||Loyola University Maryland (transferred),|
Fordham University (B.A. in Communications)
|Occupation||Sports broadcaster (basketball, football, baseball, boxing play-by-play announcer), interviewer, podcast and radio sports talk show host|
|Employer||ESPN, ESPN Radio, YES Network, DAZN|
Ryan P. Ruocco [ROO-co] (born November 18, 1986) is an American television and radio sportscaster. Ruocco does Play-by-Play broadcasting for the NBA and WNBA on ESPN, the New York Yankees and Brooklyn Nets on YES Network, and boxing for DAZN. He hosts the podcast R2C2 on LeBron James’s digital media network UNINTERRUPTED with New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia. He previously hosted the Stephen A. Smith/Ryan Ruocco Show on ESPN NY Radio 98.7 FM.
Ruocco is the secondary television announcer for the Brooklyn Nets and New York Yankees. He joined the Nets broadcast team in 2011. He also does select college basketball games for YES and was the host of This Week in Football for the YES Network that focused on the New York Giants and Jets. His analysts were Howard Cross, Gary Myers, and Ross Tucker. He joined the network in 2007 as the New York Yankees statistician.
Ruocco also works for ESPN and ESPN New York 98.7 FM. He has appeared as a contributor on The Michael Kay Show and as a substitute host on various ESPN Radio shows. He was a fill-in host prior to 2008 for ESPN Radio and anchored ESPN Radio SportsCenter and was a correspondent for the NFL Network. He also called college football and basketball games for ESPN Radio and also does play-by-play duties for The NFL on ESPN Radio beginning in 2013 with three other play-by-play men Marc Kestecher, Sean McDonough, and Bill Rosinski.
Ruocco co-hosts the podcast R2C2 alongside New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia on the LeBron James and Maverick Carter digital media network UNINTERRUPTED. Sabathia and Ruocco welcome athlete and celebrity guests for wide-ranging conversations.
As a student at Fordham University, he called Rams football and basketball.
- Marty Glickman Award 2008
- Fish for Breakfast Nominee 2014
- New York Emmy Award, Best Live Sports Series (Brooklyn Nets) 2014
- New York Emmy Award, Sport Event/Game - Live/Unedited (New York Yankees) 2017
- New York Emmy Award Nominee 2017, Talent: Sports Play-by-Play
- New York Emmy Award Nominee 2018, Talent: Sports Play-by-Play
- New York Emmy Award Nominee 2019, Talent: Sports Play-by-Play
- New York Emmy Award, Best Live Sports Series (Brooklyn Nets) 2019
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- Amanda DeCastro (18 July 2013). "ESPN Radio NFL Regular Season Kicks off with Tennessee/Pittsburgh". ESPN Media Zone. ESPN. Retrieved 12 October 2013.
- Andrew Pistone (9 December 2010). "Fordham Alum Ryan Ruocco Hopes to Continue Sports Broadcasting Success". Fordham Observer. Retrieved 26 April 2014.
- Randi K. & Marc B. (15 September 2010). "The Dream Job: From Hackley's King Field to Yankee Stadium". Hackley School. Retrieved 26 April 2014.