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Jonas Schwartz is the host of SportsNet New York’s Jets pre and post game live shows. Additionally, he took on the role of hosting the networks signature studio show Sportsnite in March of 2019. Previously he hosted Daily News Live, a role he took on upon joining the network in 2009. He formerly worked as a sports anchor for WNBC.
Schwartz was sports anchor on Weekend Today in New York on WNBC and host of “Press Box” airing Sunday mornings on NBC’s Universal Sports Channel. He joined WNBC in 2005 after leaving the sports anchor position of Sinclair Broadcast Group's News Central.
Schwartz is a graduate of Hobart College and was Sports Director of WEOS-FM while at school. He worked as a play-by-play announcer for the school's teams, including the Football, Soccer, Basketball, Hockey, and Lacrosse teams. He also broadcast Men's Lacrosse games for the NCAA.
Schwartz attended Syracuse University for his graduate degree, at Newhouse. Upon graduation, he went west to Pocatello, Idaho where he worked at KIDK-TV. He moved on to Salt Lake City, where he was a reporter/anchor for the local Fox Affiliate, KSTU-Fox 13.
In February 2007, Schwartz joined SportsNet New York as an anchor and reporter, in addition to his WNBC duties.