Dave McCann Biography
Dave Mccann is an American sportscaster. He is an evening anchor for KSL-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is also the studio host for BYUtv’s True Blue. Mccann is also the co-host for the Countdown to Kickoff Pregame Show and the Postgame Show.
He is the lead play-by-play announcer for BYUtv’s college football and men’s basketball. McCann occasionally calls women’s college basketball with Kristen Kozlowski. Not to mention college baseball games with Gary Sheide for BYUtv.
Dave McCann Age
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Dave McCann Family
McCann is the third of 10 children in his family. He is the son of Andrea and the late Dale R. McCann. Mccann is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He served a two-year mission for the church in San Antonio, Texas.
Dave McCann Education
He enrolled at Brigham Young University (BYU) where he earned a degree in broadcasting. Dave graduated from BYU in 1991 and was hired by ABC’s Good Morning America to be their first sports reporter.
Dave McCann Career
After a few years at ABC, McCann was hired by KLAS in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was the sports anchor for 13 years. While in Las Vegas, McCann was also granted additional duties, as the voice of UNLV’s football radio play-by-play for 14 seasons (1995–2009).
Dave also called men’s basketball TV home games for the Rebels on KUPN and MWC broadcasts for Friday Night Football. also the women’s basketball tournament games for SportsWest Productions. As KLAS rotated through anchors, McCann continued to remain a stronghold for the station.
After 13 seasons McCann was offered the chance to be a co-anchor for 8 News Now This Morning. He co-hosted the show with Dayna Roselli until June 2012. In 2007, BYUtv contacted McCann about being a broadcaster for upcoming BYU men’s basketball games in the Las Vegas Invitational. McCann called 3 games during the tournament.David McCann Photo
In 2009, BYUtv again contacted McCann about doing college basketball games for the network during the upcoming Las Vegas Classic. McCann again accepted, but this time was hired to be the lead play-by-play man for all BYUtv men’s basketball games. His contract with the network began December 5, 2009.
For most men’s college basketball broadcasts in 2009 and 2010, BYUtv used a tandem of McCann doing play-by-play. Though Dave Bollwinkel was the analyst with McCann for the 2009 Las Vegas Classic championship game. In 2011, Toolson left the BYUtv Sports team.
As BYUtv Host
McCann was eventually hired to be the host. He began running the show on August 25, 2010, replacing longtime producer Toni Cook after she graduated from BYU. McCann continued to operate on KLAS. He would fly into Salt Lake City and then drive from Salt Lake to Provo for BYUtv games and record shows.
when he wasn’t recording or broadcasting events for BYUtv he continued to be the co-host for “8 News Now This Morning. In 2011, BYU’s football team became an independent FBS team. BYUtv created a full-hour pre-game show and a half-hour post-game. Dave was hired as one of the hosts.
On March 12, 2012, it was announced that McCann would leave KLAS. He moved from Las Vegas to the Salt Lake area to work for KSL-TV. McCann and Mike Headrick replaced the retiring Bruce Lindsay as co-anchors with Nadine Wimmer on KSL’s evening newscasts. The job at KSL began in June 2012.
McCann continues doing football, basketball, and True Blue for BYUtv in addition to taking on the new responsibilities. He also takes turns with Wimmer and Headrick in solo anchoring Deseret News Sunday Edition.
Dave McCann Wife | Dave McCann Children
McCann is a married man. He is married to the former Dianne Long. The happy couple is blessed with three children.
Dave McCann Net Worth
McCann earns an average salary from his career as a sportscaster. Although he has not disclosed the actual figure of his salary. His estimated net worth is currently under review.