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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM ANNOUNCE WARRIORS-JAZZ WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM ANNOUNCE WARRIORS-JAZZ WESTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE

Region’s Deepest Sports News Team – 12 On-Air and Online Commentators –

Covering Warriors-Jazz Western Conference Semifinals

 

SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central,” One-Hour Pre- and Postgame Shows,

Presented On-Air and Live Streamed on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via NBC Sports App

 

Daily Warriors-Jazz Preview and Analysis with Warriors Reporter Ros Gold-Onwude and

Warriors Insider Monte Poole Live Streamed on NBCSportsBayArea.com and Facebook Live

 

“The Happy Hour,” “SportsNet Central,” “Warriors Outsiders” and NBCSportsBayArea.com

to Provide Comprehensive Multi-platform Warriors-Jazz Coverage

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – May 1, 2017 – NBC Sports Bay Area (@NBCSAuthentic) has announced its multi-platform coverage of the Golden State Warriors-Utah Jazz series in the Western Conference Semifinals.  The network’s comprehensive Warriors-Jazz coverage includes daily news, preview and analysis programs; hour-long pregame and postgame shows; in-depth online coverage from NBCSportsBayArea.com; and enhanced social media interaction.

NBC Sports Bay Area’s Warriors-Jazz on-air and online details:

NBA Sports Bay Area’s Warriors-Jazz coverage features the region’s deepest sports TV roster, a total of 12 on-air/online commentators, including the SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central team: Greg Papa, Garry St. Jean, Kelenna Azubuike (@KAzubuike7), Ros Gold-Onwude (@Rosgo21) and Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS); The Happy Hour’s Greg Papa,  Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS) and Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS); plus, Mindi Bach (@MBachNBCS), Jim Kozimor (@KozNBCS), Fallon Smith (@FallonSmithNBCS), Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) and Grant Liffmann (@GLiffmann).

SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central

Live Warriors-Jazz Pregame Coverage: One hour before the national broadcasts, NBC Sports Bay Area will present the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches, game previews and opposing team analysis on SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central

Live Warriors-Jazz Postgame Coverage:  After the game, Warriors Playoff Central, a one-hour show, will feature in-depth game analysis with stats and highlights, locker room interviews and a preview of the next game. Warriors Playoff Central will air live from Oracle Arena during home games.

Tuesday’s Game 1 SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central will air on NBC Sports Bay Area Plus before and after the game.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates/times and channel locations for SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central.

NBC Sports Bay Area offers live streaming of SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via the NBC Sports app.  The live-streaming service will be available at no additional cost to authenticated NBC Sports Bay Area subscribers.  The service is provided as an added value and is available to all video distributors of NBC Sports Bay Area.  The NBC Sports app is powered by Playmaker Media and available on the iTunes App Store, Google Play, Windows Store, Roku Channel Store, Apple TV and Amazon Fire.

Daily Ros Gold-Onwude & Monte Poole Online Preview and Analysis – NBC Sports Bay Area will present daily Warriors-Jazz preview and analysis throughout the Western Conference Semifinals via live stream on NBCSportsBayArea.com and Facebook Live.  The live half-hour shows – hosted by Warriors reporter Ros Gold-Onwude and Warriors Insider Monte Poole – will provide a comprehensive breakdown of the Warriors-Jazz series, the latest team developments, insider reports and top stories and news from around the NBA.  Fans will have the opportunity to interact with Gold-Onwude and Poole during the shows on Facebook Live.

For show dates and times, follow NBC Sports Bay Area, Gold-Onwude and Poole on Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic, @NBCSWarriors, @Rosgo21 and @MontePooleNBCS.

The Happy HourThe Happy Hour (@NBCSHappyHour), a new, live hour-long conversational program – hosted by iconic Bay Area sports media personalities Greg Papa and Ray Ratto, along with Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Kelli Johnson – regularly airs weekdays from 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM PT.  The Happy Hour showcases the distinctive voices and wit of Papa, Ratto and Johnson sharing their unfiltered spirited commentary, hot takes with heavy debate, and lively conversation on the day’s trending sports headlines and other provocative stories.

Warriors OutsidersWarriors Outsiders (@GSWOutsiders), hosted by former Stanford basketball guard and current Santa Cruz Warriors analyst Drew Shiller and Warriors super fan Grant Liffmann, will provide viewers with a fresh take following each Warriors-Jazz game with analysis, commentary and basketball analytics – as seen through the lens of the social media universe from a fan’s perspective. Warriors Outsiders is simultaneously synced with Facebook Live to produce a unique conversation via an interactive experience.

NBCSportsBayArea.com – NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Warriors-Jazz coverage and showcases Warriors Insider Monte Poole and Senior Insider Ray Ratto, and provides insightful analysis and breakdown, daily insider reports and special web-exclusive videos.  NBCSportsBayArea.com is the most extensive local source for exclusive online video, player and coach interviews, press conferences and content from SportsNet Central: Warriors Playoff Central, The Happy Hour, SportsNet Central, and Warriors Outsiders, which offer news and analysis from the region’s most informed local lineup of award-winning reporters, analysts and personalities.

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com//NBCSAuthentic.

NBC Sports Regional Networks is NBC Sports Group’s portfolio of nine regional networks that delivers more than 2,200 live sporting events and original content to more than 43 million homes. Aligned within Eastern and Western Divisions, the NBC Sports Regional Networks are: CSN New England, CSN Philadelphia, TCN, CSN Mid-Atlantic and SNY; and NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, CSN Chicago and CSN Northwest. For additional information, visit comcastsportsnet.com. For more information on NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios, headshots and logos, please visit NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, PROVIDENT CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCE WINNER OF “2018 ALL-STAR TEACHER AWARD”

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NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, PROVIDENT CREDIT UNION ANNOUNCE WINNER OF “2018 ALL-STAR TEACHER AWARD”

 

Cori Starr of Northgate High School in Walnut Creek Named 2018 All-Star Teacher,

$20,000 Check Presented in Her Honor

 

Each All-Star Teacher Award Runner-Up to Receive $2,000 for His/Her School

 

Program Has Donated $200,000 to Local Public Schools Since Inception in 2007

                                                                                                                                  

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 21, 2018 – NBC Sports Bay Area (@NBCSAuthentic) announced today that Cori Starr of Northgate High School in Walnut Creek, Calif. is the winner of the 2018 All-Star Teacher Award, presented by Provident Credit Union (@ProvidentCU).  Starr has been awarded $20,000 for her school.  In addition, each All-Star Teacher Award runner-up will receive $2,000 for his/her school.

In its 12th year, the All-Star Teacher Award recognizes middle and high school teachers in Northern and Central California for their extraordinary dedication to their students and significant presence within their communities.  An esteemed panel of judges selected this year’s finalists based on four categories: Overall Commitment; Excellence in Teaching; Rapport with Students; and Level of Distinction.  This year’s five finalists are: Craig Bryant of Albany High School (Albany), Jennifer Click of Edison High School (Fresno), Sergio Hernandez of Katherine R. Smith Elementary (San Jose), Michael Ruibal of Black Diamond Continuation High School (Pittsburg) and 2018 All-Star Teacher Cori Starr of Northgate High School (Walnut Creek)

Since its inception in 2007, the All-Star Teacher Award program has donated $20,000 to public schools in Northern and Central California.  For the eighth straight year, NBC Sports Bay Area has teamed up with Provident Credit Union to award the winning teacher’s school $20,000, up from $10,000 in past years.

This year’s elite panel of judges consists of Doug Bartlett, Senior Marketing Director, BART; Benito Delgado-Olson, Executive Director and Founder, K to College; John Haggarty, VP Marketing of Provident Credit Union;  Lorena Hernandez, Director of Community Investment, Comcast California; Detra Paige, Director of Community Relations, Oakland Athletics;  and Sue Petersen, Executive Director of the Giants Community Fund.

All-Star Teacher Award recipients:

2007    Michael Meneses – Presidio Middle School, San Francisco

2008    Allen Nakamura – Alameda High School, Alameda

2009    Jessica Schelegle – Sacred Heart School, Saratoga

2010    Zachary Swan – Jefferson High School, Daly City

2011    Robert “Corky” Black – Oak Grove High School, San Jose

2012    Dr. Paul Ricks – Hopkins Junior High School, Fremont

2013    Ruben Modesto – John H. Pitman High School, Turlock

2014    Nicole Ellwood – Twin Hills Charter Middle School, Sebastopol

2015    Carmen Kotto – South Valley Middle School, Gilroy

2016    Scott Krijnen – Castillero Middle School, San Jose

2017    Dale Waldo – Folsom Middle School, Folsom

2018    Cori Starr – Northgate High School, Walnut Creek

 

About Provident Credit Union:

Provident Credit Union is a $2.4 billion financial institution with over 114,000 members and 19 community branches in the Bay Area. The Redwood Shores-based credit union has proudly served the Bay Area since 1950. The full-service credit union offers everything from checking and savings accounts to mortgages, auto loans, credit cards, and home and auto insurance.  Provident began as the California Teachers Association Credit Union and expanded over the years to include those who live and work in the surrounding counties of the Bay Area and beyond. More information is available at www.providentcu.org.

About NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California:

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com//NBCSAuthentic.

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GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE TO AIR LIVE TUESDAY BEGINNING AT 9:30 A.M. ON NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM & NBC SPORTS APP

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GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS CHAMPIONSHIP PARADE TO AIR LIVE TUESDAY BEGINNING AT 9:30 A.M. ON NBC SPORTS BAY AREA, NBCSPORTSBAYAREA.COM & NBC SPORTS APP

Network’s Season-Long Warriors Coverage Culminates With

5+ Hours of Live Celebratory Coverage

 

Network Coverage Presented On-Air and Live Streamed

on NBCSportsBayArea.com and via NBC Sports App

 

Region’s Deepest Sports News Team – 13 On-Air/Online Contributors –

Covering Warriors Championship Parade

 

Original Content Throughout Parade Via NBC Sports Bay Area’s

Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and Twitter Platforms

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – June 10, 2018 – NBC Sports Bay Area and NBCSportsBayArea.com (@NBCSAuthentic), “Home of the Authentic Warriors Fan,” celebrates the back-to-back NBA Champion Golden State Warriors with comprehensive multi-platform coverage of the Warriors Championship Parade beginning Tuesday at 9:30 a.m.

NBC Sports Bay Area will present more Warriors Championship Parade coverage than any other local or national outlet, with over five straight hours of celebratory coverage – featuring 13 anchors and reporters covering the festivities; a live pre-parade show; coverage from key locations along the parade route; exclusive “Blue Carpet” interviews; highlights and interviews from the day’s festivities and a comprehensive look back at the Warriors’ championship season on The Happy Hour, Warriors Championship Parade Raw and online at NBCSportsBayArea.com.

NBC Sports Bay Area’s coverage of the Warriors Championship Parade will be available online and streamed live on NBCSportsBayArea.com and on the NBC Sports app.  Fans can watch live coverage from anywhere in the U.S with unauthenticated access.

NBC Sports Bay Area will present original content surrounding the Warriors Championship Parade across various social media platforms: Facebook (facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic); Instagram (NBCSAuthentic); Snapchat (NBCSAuthentic); and Twitter (@NBCSAuthentic & @NBCSWarriors).

NBA Sports Bay Area’s coverage is anchored by the region’s deepest sports on-air/online roster, a total of 13 contributors: Kerith Burke (@KerithBurke) with exclusive “Blue Carpet” interviews with players, coaches, front office executives and other dignitaries;  Warriors Outsiders Drew Shiller (@DrewShiller) and Grant Liffmann (@GrantLiffmann), Kelenna Azubuike (@KAzubuike7), Kelli Johnson(@KJohnsonNBCS), Laura Britt (@Laura_Britt_), Dave Feldman (@FeldyNBCS), Jim Kozimor (@KozNBCS) and special guest reporter and Oakland rapper Mistah FAB (@MistahFAB) with live reports from the parade; Greg Papa, Garry St. Jean and Monte Poole (@MontePooleNBCS) anchoring from the network’s studios; and Papa, Johnson and Ray Ratto (@RattoNBCS) with a special post-parade edition of The Happy Hour.

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB’s Oakland Athletics, NBA’s Sacramento Kings, NHL’s San Jose Sharks, MLS’s San Jose Earthquakes and is the official regional sports network of the Oakland Raiders. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of “Insiders,” breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

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