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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.

LaDainian Tomlinson #21 of the New York Jets leaps to a first down in the fourth quarter as Patrick Chung #25 of the New England Patriots delivers the hit during their game on September 19, 2010 at the New Meadowlands Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Schwartz On Sports: There’s No ‘I’ In Team

The Jets found a way to win despite losing Darrelle Revis for the whole second half with an injured hamstring, Nick Mangold for a series with a shoulder injury, and Jason Taylor for a few plays with an injured elbow.

WFAN–09/20/2010

New England Patriots v New York Jets

Schwartz On Sports: Jets/Patriots Preview

Starting a season 0-1, especially when you have Super Bowl aspirations, is never an ideal situation. But, starting 0-1 with the Patriots as your next opponent is asking for trouble.

WFAN–09/18/2010

Darrelle Revis (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Schwartz: The Latest On Revis

Revis was not made available to the media after practice although he seemed to be in great spirits in the locker room. One Jets played told me that Revis looked fine and will definitely be out there.

WFAN–09/17/2010

Rex-Ryan-at-Practice

The Camp of Hard Knocks

Gang Green may appear to be loaded, but let’s take a look at some of the issues surrounding the Jets.

WFAN–07/29/2010

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