Carolyn Manno is a reporter for NBC’s Football Night In America, host of NBCSN’s NASCAR America, and an anchor for NBC’s Sports Update Desk.
Manno joined 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.
Manno has covered some of NBC Sports Group’s most high profile sports properties, including serving as a reporter for NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX pre-game show, contributing to NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the 2014 Sochi Olympics as a freestyle skiing reporter, and hosting studio coverage of the 2014 Sochi Paralympics. In addition, Manno served as a sports desk reporter at the 2012 London Olympics, and has worked on properties including college football, college basketball, cycling, and the Dew Tour.
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.