Kevin Maher is the 5-time Emmy Award-winning Sports Director and weeknight sports anchor at News 12 Long Island.
Maher joined News 12 Long Island in 2010 after sports anchoring jobs in Syracuse and Binghamton. His award winning coverage of events includes Super Bowls, All-Star Games, the World Series, the Stanley Cup playoffs and LI Ducks championships!
Maher has won more than 40 awards for sports reporting from organizations including the NYC Press Club, the LI Press Club, the NYS Associated Press and the NYS Broadcasters Association. In 2016 the NY Associated press named him the best TV reporter in the state. In 2010 he received the Syracuse Press Club's Professional Standards award. He was also honored for his outstanding work covering the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy.
Maher also oversees the prestigious News 12 Scholar Athlete program and hosts our weekly high school sports show, "The News 12 Varsity Sports Rush" every Sunday night.
Maher’s roots on Long Island run deep: he graduated from Bayport-Blue Point High School (he was the senior class salutatorian!) and also achieved the rank of Eagle Scout as a member of the Boy Scouts of America.
Maher can also periodically be seen on MSG Networks coverage of the Knicks and Rangers pre-game and post-game shows.