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Terry Gannon

Facts of Terry Gannon

Date of Birth: 1963 , November-1
Birth Nation: United States

Quick Timeline of Terry Gannon

1963 Born in Joliet, United States
1981 Got graduated
1981 Started his basketball career
1991 Joined ABC sports
1995 A wonderful startin in his career
1999 Hosted PGA Tour on ABC
2004 Started serving WNBA on ESPN
2016 Working on NBC

Detail Timeline of Terry Gannon

November 1 , 1963

Born in Joliet, United States

Terry Gannon is a sportscaster who was born on 1st November 1963. Terry Gannon was born in Joliet, Illinois, United States. His father was a basketball coach. Terry Gannon belongs to American nationality and there is not any information about his ethnicity.


Got graduated

Terry Gannon studied at Joliet Catholic High School where he started playing basketball where his father was a basketball coach.Then he studied at North Carolina State University from where he got graduated in the year 1981.


Started his basketball career

Terry Gannon started playing basketball from his high school days but after graduation, he played college basketball at North Carolina State. Gannon was also a member of Jim Valvano's "Cardiac Pack" national championship-winning team in 1983. He continued his basketball career for four years from 1981 to 1985.


Joined ABC sports

Terry Gannon chose the broadcasting career because of the advice of his coach Jimmy V. After his short basketball career, he joined ABC sports as a commentator for college basketball. Since then, he worked for the different sports events of the network.


A wonderful startin in his career

The year 1995 proved to be a wonderful year of his career because the same year he started working for college basketball play-by-play for College Basketball on ABC and College Basketball on ESPN, play-by-play, Wide World of Sports, play-by-play, College Football on ABC, lead play-by-play, Figure Skating on ABC.


Hosted PGA Tour on ABC

As Terry Gannon has contributed much for the sports channel as commentator. In the year 1999, Terry Gannon was successfull to become the tower announcer/host, PGA Tour on ABC in United States and Golf on ESPN in United States.


Started serving WNBA on ESPN

Terry Ganon has served in many sports events as sportscaster and he served WNBA on ESPN as lead play-play-play. Terry Gannon served the channel for a longer period of time of eight years, from the year 2004 to 2012.


Working on NBC

Terry Gannon, a well-known face in the field of sports journalism is now busy working for the channel NBC. Recently, Terry Gannon is working as the substitute host for the Golf Channel on NBC. Also, he is the host of Golf Channel and is lead play-by-play in Figure Skating on NBC Sports.


Gannon who has worked in various sporting events, including college basketball, college football, figure skating, golf, the WNBA and the NBA, baseball, auto racing, horse racing, cycling and Olympic rowing was also interested in sports during his young days. He was also a basketball player; he played college basketball after graduation at North Carolina State.

Gannon started his career joining ABC sports in 1991 as a commentator for college basketball. He has served for ABC’s and ESPN’s NBA and WNBA coverage. He has also worked as the host for GOLF channel. Also, he has covered the events including alpine skiing, ski jumping, supercross motorcycle racing, beach volleyball, mountain biking, the Special Olympics, the Goodwill Games and the Tournament of Roses Parade.

Talking about his personal life, Gannon married Lisa Gannon after dating her as a girlfriend. He has a very good relation with his wife and the couple is living together happily. But there are not any details provided about his children.

The cheerful journalist is of American nationality and the information about his ethnicity is still missing. He has a net worth of $ 3 million. His attractive method of casting news and hard work has attracted many fans.