Carolyn Manno will host studio coverage of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. Manno served as the freestyle skiing reporter at the Sochi Olympics and made her NBC Olympics debut at the 2012 Summer Games in London, where she served as a sportsdesk reporter.
Manno joined the NBC Sports Group in August 2009, and has quickly become one of NBC Sports Group’s most versatile reporters, anchors and hosts. In 2013, Manno joined NBC and NBCSN full time as a reporter and anchor. She is the co-host of NBCSN’s SportsDash with Yahoo! Sports, a reporter for NBC’s Football Night In America, and an anchor for NBC’s Sports Update Desk. Manno has worked on NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the Dew Tour, and has been a reporter for NBCSN’s college football and college basketball telecasts.
Prior to her assignments with NBC and NBCSN, Manno was an anchor/reporter for Comcast SportsNet New England, and was a contributor to CSNNE.com. While in Boston, Manno covered Super Bowl, Stanley Cup and NBA Finals appearances by the New England Patriots, the Boston Bruins, and the Boston Celtics, respectively.
Manno spent three years in South Bend, Ind., where she covered the Notre Dame Fighting Irish; the Chicago Bears, Cubs and White Sox; the Indianapolis Colts; and the Indy 500. While there, she earned multiple first place awards from the Associated Press including an Edward R. Murrow Award for Sports Journalism and an Indiana Spectrum Award for journalistic excellence.
Manno is a Florida native, and a graduate of the University of Florida.