Ray Ratto

Senior Insider, NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California

Veteran sports writer Ray Ratto joined NBC Sports in 2010 as a Senior Insider for CSNBayArea.com and CSNCalifornia.com. The multiplatform reporter also contributes to the network’s signature programs SportsNet Central and Yahoo! SportsTalk Live, as well as other studio shows.

Regarded as one of the nation’s premier sports journalists, before joining NBC Sports Ratto worked for the San Francisco Chronicle (1986-90, 2000-10) and San Francisco Examiner (1973-81, 1991-2000). Ratto is one of the sixty-five sports writers whose college football rankings make up the AP Poll.

A Bay Area native, Ratto currently lives in Alameda with his wife and their two children.