John Giannone


John Giannone is a host and reporter for MSG’s Rangers telecasts, providing in-game analysis and commentary while conducting player interviews during intermission and pregame and postgame shows.

Giannone joined MSG in 2002 and has served the network in a number of roles, including play-by-play announcer, host, anchor and reporter for a variety of games and programs on the network. Giannone is a five-time Emmy winner as part of the Rangers’ coverage on MSG between 2008 and 2015.

Prior to joining MSG, Giannone was a field reporter for CNNSI and spent nine years at the New York Post (1988-94) and Daily News’ (1994-97) sports departments where he covered the Islanders, Jets, Giants and Mets for the Post and the Mets, Rangers and Yankees for the News. During that time he covered the Blueshirts’ 1994 Stanley Cup run and the Yankees’ 1996 World Series championship.

At Fordham University Giannone gleaned his first broadcasting experience with WFUV-FM where he announced the Rams’ college basketball games for the campus radio station. Immediately after college, Giannone began his professional career as a researcher and statistician for CBS Sports.

Giannone resides in Central New Jersey with his wife Jill and has two children. In his spare time he enjoys golfing, playing the piano, reading and skiing.

Analysis & Locker Room Reaction

Rangers Morning Skate Report (10/13)

In case you missed it, John Giannone and Dave Maloney previewed tonight’s Rangers-Blue Jackets from Columbus. — Dave Maloney (@DaveMaloneyMSG) October 13, 2017 3 Key Quotes 1. “The Rangers have made changes to three of their forward lines and all three of their defensive pairings.” – John Giannone 2. “Nick Holden should be in the lineup & […]

Rangers Morning Skate Report (10/10)

In case you missed it, John Giannone and Dave Maloney previewed tonight’s Rangers-Blues game from the Rangers Morning Skate. 3 Key Quotes: “Adam Cracknell is skating on the fourth line with David Desharnais and Paul Carey.” – John Giannone “A career is rarely made as an 18-year-old. Most guys that have extended careers, it’s a very patient process.” – […]