Pavlovic to Cover the San Francisco Giants for CSNBayArea.com and Contribute On-Air to SportsNet Central, Yahoo SportsTalk Live and Giants Pregame Live, Giants Postgame Live and other MLB Programming
SAN FRANCISCO, CA (February 6, 2015) – Comcast SportsNet Bay Area (@CSNAuthentic), part of the NBC Sports Group and the online and on-air home of “Authentic Bay Area Sports,” today announced that Alex Pavlovic (@AlexPavlovic) has joined the network as its Giants Insider. In his new role, Pavlovic will provide coverage of the San Francisco Giants across the network’s growing list of multiplatform outlets, including CSNBayArea.com’s “GiantsTalk” section and on-air for SportsNet Central, Yahoo SportsTalk Live, Giants Pregame Live, Giants Postgame Live and other MLB related programming. The announcement was made by Geoff James, Director of Digital Media & Managing Editor for CSNBayArea.com and CSNCalifornia.com.
Said James: "Alex is one of MLB’s most respected and accomplished beat writers, and he brings a broad, deeply rooted knowledge of the Giants and the Major Leagues to Comcast SportsNet. We are thrilled with the addition of his remarkable talents and insights to the network and to have him as part of our talented CSN Insider team.”
Added Pavlovic: “I couldn’t be more excited about joining a deep and talented team at Comcast SportsNet. I have always admired the network’s coverage of the Giants and other local teams, and I’m looking forward to adding my own contributions across multiple platforms during the 2015 season and for years to come.”
Pavlovic, a lifelong Bay Area resident, is starting his fourth year on the Giants beat. He comes to Comcast SportsNet from the San Jose Mercury News/Bay Area News Group, where he covered preps for two years before being promoted to the Giants beat prior to the 2012 season. In his first three years on the beat, Pavlovic covered two title runs, a perfect game and three no-hitters. Prior to joining the Bay Area News Group, Pavlovic spent a year at the Santa Barbara News-Press. He attended Cupertino High School and is a 2008 graduate of UC Santa Barbara.
“GiantsTalk” is under the banner of NBC SportsTalk, NBC’s successful digital franchise on NBCSports.com that includes “ProFootballTalk,” “HardballTalk,” “ProBasketballTalk,” “ProHockeyTalk,” “CollegeFootballTalk” and “GolfTalkCentral.” SportsTalk was extended to CSNBayArea.com and CSNCalifornia.com through the creation of “GiantsTalk,” “A’sTalk,” “WarriorsTalk,” “KingsTalk,” “SharksTalk,” “49ersTalk” and “RaidersTalk,” which contain interactive content and continually updated insights from the network’s digital and on-air talent.
Comcast SportsNet Bay Area and Comcast SportsNet California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii. Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, the television home of MLB’s San Francisco Giants, NBA’s Golden State Warriors, AFL’s San Jose SaberCats 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. Comcast SportsNet 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 sporting events per year, over 1,500 live studio shows, including SportsNet Central, Yahoo SportsTalk Live, Pregame Live, Postgame Live, Press Conference Live, as well as compelling digital content, up-to-the-minute scores, highlights and breaking news via www.CSNBayArea.com and www.CSNCalifornia.com. Follow both networks on Twitter via @CSNAuthentic.
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