Prior to joining MLB Network, Severino worked at ESPN, beginning in Oct. 2005, where he most recently served as an ESPNews anchor. During his time at ESPN, Severino served as a co-anchor for ESPN America and anchored the channel's first episode of "SportsCenter" in March 2010. Severino also anchored ESPN3.com halftime shows for NBA and NCAA football games, hosted daily "Fantasy Focus" MLB and NFL programs on ESPN.com, and served as play-by-play announcer for Pop Warner Championships at Disney's Wide World of Sports in 2008 and 2009.
Severino is a native of Bristol, Conn., and graduated from Endicott College in Beverly, Mass.
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