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Peter Schwartz

01 12 10 schwartz bio Peter SchwartzPeter joined the WFAN staff in August of 2009 as an update anchor after serving as a fill-in reporter on the FAN since March of 2007. He has been the Jets beat reporter since 2010 and has covered Super Bowls XLV and XLVI for the FAN. In addition to his work at WFAN, he is also a sports anchor/reporter for Sirius XM Satellite Radio and WCBS Newsradio 880 as well as a columnist for Jets Confidential, a monthly newspaper devoted to Gang Green.

Peter has been a member of the New York sports media since graduating from Buffalo State College with a degree in Broadcasting in 1989. His first job was with Sports Phone before moving on to work for a variety of New York area radio stations including WABC where he served as an anchor, reporter, and host.

He was the radio play-by-play voice of the Arena Football League’s New York Dragons from 2001 through 2008 while also handling play-by-play for selected telecasts. He was chosen by the league to be the play-by-play announcer for the national radio broadcasts of the Arena Bowl from 2006 to 2008. Peter also handled radio play by play for the XFL’s NY/NJ Hitmen in 2001 and for the New York Saints of the Major Indoor Lacrosse League from 1993 through 1996.

Peter enjoys spending time with his family, collecting sports memorabilia, and travel.

A graduate of East Meadow High School, Peter resides on Long Island with his wife Sheryl and their sons Bradley and Jared.

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 12: LaDainian Tomlinson #21 of the New York Jets is tackled by Karlos Dansby #58 and Tony McDaniel #78 of the Miami Dolphins at New Meadowlands Stadium on December 12, 2010 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: Time To Push The Panic Button

After the Jets’ loss in Foxboro, the countdown began. When will it be time to push the panic button? Well, start pushing!

WFAN–12/13/2010

Jets vs. Dolphins

Jets Blog: Jets-Dolphins Preview

“I get knocked down, but I get up again. You’re never going to keep me down!” Okay so maybe the Jets were not singing that song this week, but you get my point.

WFAN–12/10/2010

(Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: New England ‘V’ Party

Kermit The Frog once said, “It’s not easy being green.” That was the case for the Jets in Foxboro Monday night.

WFAN–12/07/2010

(Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: The Biggest Regular Season Jets Game Ever?

Let’s take a chronological look back at some other memorable games in Jets history and see how they stack up to what’s at stake on Monday night.

WFAN–12/01/2010

New York Jets quarterback Mark Sanchez (6) hugs offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer after throwing a touchdown-pass as teammates Santonio Holmes (10) and Jason Taylor (99) look on during the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans at New Meadowlands Stadium, Sunday, Nov. 21, 2010, in East Rutherford, N.J. The Jets won 30-27. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

Jets Blog: The New Meadowlands Miracle

Now, I’m not going to say that Sunday’s 30-27 Jets win over the Texans is up there in American history with the Miracle on Ice, but what I will say is that this team has a little something special working for them.

WFAN–11/22/2010

New York Jets v Houston Texans

Jets Preview – Rex: Let’s Get Loud!

It’s clear that Jets head coach Rex Ryan is a fan of the movie Slap Shot. How else can you explain his rant earlier this week when he challenged Jets fans to have their butts in their seats in time for pregame warm-ups?

WFAN–11/19/2010

(Photo by Matt Sullivan/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: Better To Be Lucky Than Good

Although the talk shows will be filled with calls this week from Jets fans that will paint a doom and gloom picture, Gang Green is sticking to a common saying…

WFAN–11/15/2010

Head coach Rex Ryan and Josh Mauga #53 of the New York Jets celebrate a 23-20 ovetime win over the Detroit Lions at Ford Field on November 7, 2010 in Detroit, Michigan. The Jets defeated the Lions 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: It Don’t Come Easy

The Jets will enjoy a victory Monday — but when they get back to work on Wednesday, they’ll have to clean some things up.

WFAN–11/08/2010

Rex Ryan

Jets Blog: Jets Were Not A Treat

The best team in the NFL? That title no longer belongs to the Jets after an embarrassing 9-0 loss to the Packers on Sunday.

WFAN–11/01/2010

New York Jets vs. Green Bay Packers

Jets Blog: Jets-Packers Preview

There was a time, a long time ago, when the connection between the Jets and Halloween was not a very memorable one. Well, it was something that has stuck in the memory of many, but in more of an infamous way.

WFAN–10/29/2010

Head coach Rex Ryan the New York Jets celebrates a penalty call against the Denver Broncos at INVESCO Field at Mile High on October 17, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: In Rex They Trust

The Jets are 5-1 and have the best record in the NFL. I know that may be hard for some people to believe, but it’s true.

WFAN–10/18/2010

Vikings vs. Jets

Jets Blog: Jets/Vikings Preview

Week 5 in the NFL comes to an end with a marquee match-up for the entire nation to see. For the Jets, it’s another opportunity to show the football world what they are all about.

WFAN–10/11/2010

LaDanian Tomlinson #21 of the New York Jets runs against the Buffalo Bills at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 3, 2010 in Orchard Park, New York. The Jets won 38-14. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: In Front At The Quarter Pole

To say that the first month of the Jets season was eventful would be the understatement of the year.

WFAN–10/04/2010

Quarterback Mark Sanchez #6 of the New York Jets warms up prior to playing the Miami Dolphins at Sun Life Stadium on September 26, 2010 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)

Jets Blog: The Rise Of The San-chize

Mark Sanchez is turning into one of the top quarterbacks in the NFL and with each and every win, the training wheels spin a little closer towards coming off.

WFAN–09/27/2010

Jets vs. Dolphins

Schwartz On Sports: Jets/Dolphins Preview

Sunday night’s AFC East showdown between Gang Green and the Dolphins in South Florida was certainly overshadowed by Braylon Edwards’ DWI arrest early Tuesday morning.

WFAN–09/24/2010

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