Steve Karasik was named Vice President, Remote Production for CBS Sports in June 2013. He oversees all remote event productions, including all live games for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network.
Karasik was previously named Senior Coordinating Producer of CBS Sports in 2012 after being promoted to Coordinating Producer in 2008.
He is responsible for overseeing content and quality control for all sports production elements involving THE NFL ON CBS, the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship, College Football and the SEC on CBS, PGA TOUR golf, the Masters and PGA Championship, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships, as well as all ancillary programming, including CBS SPORTS SPECTACULAR and Showtime's INSIDE THE NFL.
A 16-time Emmy award winner, Karasik joined CBS Sports in 1995 as a broadcast associate. He served as lead Broadcast Associate for the NFL on CBS, NCAA Basketball and Football as well as the US Open Tennis Championships. He was promoted to Associate Director in 1999. Karasik assumed a full-time role as associate director for CBS Golf coverage, including the Masters and PGA Championship, in 1999. Karasik served as associate director for THE NFL ON CBS from 1999-2006, and was the senior associate director for CBS Sports' coverage of Super Bowl XXXVIII and XLI.
Karasik was promoted to producer in 2006. He has served as producer for CBS Sports' coverage of THE NFL ON CBS and the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship. In addition, he also produced CBS College Sports Network's college football and basketball broadcasts from 2006-2007. He also has served as producer of the award winning Phil Simms All-Iron Team since 2004. In addition, Karasik, serves as Co-Executive Producer of "NFL Monday QB" on CBS Sports Network.
He also served as co-producer of the Emmy Award winning Showtime Sports documentary, "A Game of Honor," which chronicled the lives of football players at Army and Navy during the 2011 season. In addition, he oversaw the Emmy Award winning "Game of Honor' web series on cbssports.com
During his tenure at CBS Sports, Karasik also has covered the Daytona 500, the U.S. Open Tennis Championships and the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano, Japan.
Karasik graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Communications and Psychology. Born November 16, 1973, in Brooklyn, NY, he currently resides in New York City with his wife Ilyssa and son Eli.