Otis Livingston

Otis LivingstonOtis Livingston is CBS 2’s weekday sports anchor. The multiple Emmy Award winner has been with WCBS-TV since 2009.

Previously, Livingston held the position of sports anchor for NBC 4’s “Today in New York.” He has reported on the NBA Finals, The Stanley Cup Finals, The World Series, The U.S. Open Tennis Championship, two U.S. Open Golf Championships, as well as horse racing’s Triple Crown races and the New York City Marathon.

In 2004, Livingston had the honor of carrying the Olympic torch through Harlem as part of the torch’s world tour leading up to the Summer Olympics in Athens. Later that summer, he was a studio host and field reporter for NBC’s coverage of the Athens Games and in 2006, a field reporter for the Torino Olympics. Otis also served as a sideline reporter for the New York Giants pre-season games.

Livingston served as the weekend sports anchor and weekday sports reporter for two years with WWOR-TV. During his tenure there, he also hosted “Sports Team Wrap-Up,” a 15-minute sports extra show on Sunday nights. Two years prior to that, Livingston worked for WPHL-TV in Philadelphia, PA as the weekend sports anchor/reporter, hosting “Sunday Sports Express,” a half-hour sports wrap-up show. He also filled in as co-host of the weekly show with Eagles Head Coach Ray Rhodes. Before that, Livingston was a weekend sports anchor/reporter at WTVO-TV in Rockford, IL for two years.

Livingston is a member of the board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Philadelphia chapter. He is also a board member of the New Jersey Music Workshop for the Arts. A graduate of the University of Idaho with a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications, Livingston was also a member of the 1988 Kansas University basketball team that won the national title.

Livingston resides with his wife and five children in New Jersey.

Mike Lowell #25 of the Boston Red Sox prepares to take batting practice with a pink bat, a symbol to raise breast cancer awareness, before a game against the New York Yankees at Fenway Park on May 9, 2010 in Boston, Massachusetts. For Mother's Day, the Boston Red Sox have partnered with Major League Baseball to raise breast cancer awareness as part of Major League Baseball's Going to Bat Against Breast Cancer initiative.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

MLB Goes To Bat Against Breast Cancer

Major League Baseball is teaming up with Susan G. Komen for the Cure to go to Bat Against Breast Cancer.

05/08/2011

North Shore Animal League Adopt-A-Thon

NFL Player Stands Up For Pets At Adopt-A-Thon

More than 700 animals are up for adoption at the annual North Shore Animal League Pet Adopt-A-Thon in Port Washington, and NFL football player Jarvis Green is there to help out.

05/01/2011

Eric LeGrand (credit: CBS 2)

Rutgers’ LeGrand Convinced He Will Walk Again One Day

Faith and love. Those are the forces driving a Rutgers student who was paralyzed on the field during a football game last year.

04/25/2011

Joe DiMaggio

Joltin’ Joe’s Record Won’t Likely Be Broken Anytime Soon, Writer Says

As baseball teams begin to take the field across the nation, many are looking forward to the records that will be broken, but there’s one record has withstood the test of time and still hold strong.

03/27/2011

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

CBS 2 Interview: Newark Mayor Cory Booker

The Road to the Final Four runs through Brick City as Newark hosts the Eastern Regional Finals, but there’s much more coming to the city than just the NCAA Tournament. Newark Mayor Cory Booker joins CBS 2’s Otis Livingston for more.

03/20/2011

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Interview: ‘This Is Your Brain On Shamrocks’

Veteran Irish American entertainment critic Mike Farragher joins CBS 2 to talk about his new book “This is Your Brain on Shamrocks.”

03/13/2011

Apollo Theater (credit: AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Kids Can Learn History Of Apollo Theater At Weekend Exhibit

To help you find something for the family, Time Out New York Kids Executive Editor Rory Halperin joined CBS 2’s Otis Livingston live in the studio for the details.

02/12/2011

Ruben Diaz Jr.

State Of The Boroughs: The Bronx

In the continuing State of the Boroughs series, CBS 2’s Otis Livingston sits down with Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. live in studio to talk about the Bronx.

01/09/2011

Thousands came out to Times Square in October to watch a free professional bullriding event. (Photo/Juliet Papa)

Wild West Takes Over The Garden

The Wild West is taking over Madison Square Garden this weekend as the Professional Bull Riders kick off their season for the 5th time at the Garden. Shane Proctor joins CBS 2 in studio with details.

01/08/2011

Deedle Deedle Dees

For Kids This Weekend: Stretch, Sing And Dance

From Broadway to fun history lessons to kids’ imaginations going wild, Time Out New York Kids has some great suggestions for your family this weekend.

01/08/2011

Yankees Marcus Thames

Texas-Sized Rally Lifts Yankees In Game 1

Alex Rodriguez scooted home soon after his two-run single that nearly was a double-play grounder, and the Yankees rallied for five runs in the eighth inning to beat the Rangers 6-5 Friday in Game 1 of the ALCS.

WFAN–10/16/2010