Kevin Maher is the Sports Director and weeknight sports anchor at News 12 Long Island.
A native of Bayport, Kevin joined News 12 Long Island after ten years at WTVH, the CBS Affiliate in Syracuse, New York, where he was Sports Director and anchor. Kevin was also a play-by-play announcer for Time Warner Cable Sports and hosted Syracuse University football and basketball games on WSYR-AM radio. Prior to that, Kevin was a sports reporter at WBNG-TV in Binghamton.
Kevin has won more than twenty awards for sports reporting from organizations including the Syracuse Press Club, the NYS Associated Press and the NYS Broadcasters Association. In 2010 he received the Syracuse Press Club's Professional Standards award.
Kevin’s roots on Long Island run deep: he graduated from Bayport-Blue Point High School and also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of the Boy Scouts of America.