Carter Blackburn Biography
Carter Blackburn is a prominent American sportscaster currently working for CBS Sports as a lead play-by-play announcer. Before joining CBS Sports, Blackburn was serving as a play-by-play for ESPN.
Carter Blackburn Age
Carter Blackburn was born in Dallas, Texas, in the United States, on March 30, 1979. He is 43 years old.
Carter Blackburn Height
Blackburn stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 8 inches ( approx 1.73m).
Carter Blackburn Education
He enrolled at the University of Syracuse and graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in broadcast journalism and political science in 2001 from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
While schooling there, He was the play-by-play announcer for lacrosse, football, and basketball broadcasts on WAER-FM.
Carter Blackburn Family
Carter was born and raised in Dallas, Tx, in the United States to his supportive parents. While growing up, He watched the Tonight Show when his parents would let him stay up and watch. This is because in pursuing a career in sports Bob Costa was his inspiration.
Carter Blackburn Wife
He is a happily married man to his pretty wife called Karen Hubbert. Furthermore, his wife is a graduate of the University of Texas Tech class of 2004. Additionally, the duo is proud parents of a pretty daughter. Moreso, the couple lives in Austin, Texas along with their daughter.
Carter Blackburn Salary
Carter’s annual salary is $98,600 per year. This is according to CBS Sports anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Carter Blackburn Net Worth
Blackburn has an approximate net worth of $2 million.
Carter Blackburn Career
He is currently working as the lead play-by-play for CBS Sports. During his tenure at CBS, Blackman has called college football, baseball, and basketball games. Additionally, Carter during the 2014 Sun Bowl in El Paso, Texas also filed in for Verne Lundquist.
While working for CBS, Blackman was also part of the sports team that in 2015 provided feature group coverage for the Master’s golf tournament. He was also responsible for CBS for calling NFL games for 2015 and 2016 along with Chris Simms.
Additionally, He has attained unforgettable milestones in his career including calling the College Football on ABC, NFL on Fox, and the NCAA Basketball Tournament on CBS by the age of 31 years. In 2008, Carter while announcing an NCAA Tournament game was also the second-youngest announcer in at least CBS’s run as the telecaster.