by Bradley Weaver, WC Faculty
Sebastian Salazar (Class of 2006) heads to Brazil this summer as part of the N
BC Sports team covering the U.S. women’s soccer team at the Olympic summer games in Rio.
Coverage of the Rio Games begin on Friday, August 5 on the Networks of NBC.
Salazar is an anchor and reporter for Comcast SportsNet (CSN) Mid-Atlantic.
Salazar served as a live WCN and Titan Radio sports announcer at Westminster. He also hosted Coaches Corner, reported and produced on WCN as well as founded TitanTown sports on WCN’s regular television news magazine.
NBC Sports announced Salazar will be on scene as a reporter for pregame and postgame interviews, as well as report off-day stories about the American soccer team. Salazar played soccer at Westminster and continues to coach his father’s adult soccer team.
Salazar recently spent time on play-by-play assignments for NBC Sports during the CONCACAF Olympic women’s qualifying tournament in February 2016.
NBC Sports and CSN are owned and operated by Comcast. Salazar is part of the Comcast Sports Network team of anchors, reporters and analysts providing daily coverage for SportsNet Central, the network’s signature news show. He also contributes to CSN’s other news, analysis and entertainment programs. CSN Mid-Atlantic is the official sports network of the NFL’s Washington Redskins and Baltimore Ravens, NHL’s Washington Capitals, NBA’s Washington Wizards, MLS’s D.C. United, Atlantic Coast Conference and Colonial Athletic Association.
Salazar has soccer experience as well. He was an all-conference first team selection in 2004 for the Titans. He also led Westminster to the 2002 Presidents’ Athletic Conference (PAC) title and a pair of NCAA Tournament appearances.
He continues to remain active in soccer, but now coaches his father’s adult league team.