Matt Maiocco joined NBC Sports Bay Area in May 2010 as the San Francisco 49ers Insider, providing content to CSNBayArea.com’s “49ersTalk” page and contributing to the network’s signature programsSportsNet Central and Yahoo! SportsTalk Live, as well as to 49ers Central, 49ers Postgame Live, and 49ers Press Conference Live.
Maiocco has covered the 49ers on a daily basis for more than a decade, working as a beat reporter for the Santa Rosa Press Democrat (1991-2010), the Contra Costa Times (1997-99) and the Oakland Tribune (1995-97). He previously served as the Sports Editor for The Argus in Fremont, Calif. (1993-95).
A three-time Pro Football Writers of America award winner, Maiocco’s Instant 49ers blog was ranked as the No. 2 NFL team blog in the country by Rotoworld in 2007. Maiocco is a member of the Pro Football Writers of America and has penned four books: Roger Craig’s Tales from the San Francisco 49ers Sideline, published in 2004, San Francisco 49ers: Where Have You Gone?, published in 2005, Tales from the San Francisco 49ers Sideline: A Collection of the Greatest 49ers Stories Ever Told, published in 2012 and San Francisco 49ers: The Complete Illustrated History, published in 2013.
Maiocco attended Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., where he received a degree in journalism.