Hometown: San Pedro, CA; Transfer from El Camino Junior College
1988: Suspended toward end of season.
1989: Transferred to Idaho U.
Livingston surfaces: Otis Livingston, the announcer working the Olympics for the Bravo network, is the same Livingston who played 27 games for KU during the 1987-88 season before getting suspended and eventually transferring to Idaho.
Livingston has worked as a sports anchor in New York since 1999. Prior to that, he worked as a sports anchor in Philadelphia and Rockford, Ill. Livingston, his wife and five children live in New Jersey.
Otis Livingston is the sports anchor for "Today In New York," the station's No. 1 rated early morning newscast airing from 5-7 a.m.
Since joining NBC 4 in 2002, Livingston has reported on the NBA Finals, The Stanley Cup Finals, The World Series, The U.S. Open Tennis Championship, two U.S. Open Golf Championships, as well as horse racing's Triple Crown races and the New York City Marathon. In 2004, Livingston had the honor of carrying the Olympic torch through Harlem as part of the torch's world tour leading up to the Summer Olympics in Athens. Later that summer, he was a studio host and field reporter for NBC's coverage of the Athens Games.
Livingston joined WNBC-TV as a sports anchor following a two-year association with WWOR-TV in New York, where he served as the weekend sports anchor and weekday sports reporter from July 1999 to October 2001.
During his tenure there, he also hosted "Sports Team Wrap-Up," a 15 minute sports extra show on Sunday nights. Two years prior to that, Livingston worked for WPHL-TV in Philadelphia, PA as the weekend sports anchor/reporter, hosting "Sunday Sports Express," a half-hour sports wrap-up show. He also filled in as co-host of the weekly show with Eagles Head Coach Ray Rhodes.
Before that, Livingston was a weekend sports anchor/reporter at WTVO-TV in Rockford, IL for two years. Livingston is a member of the board of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Philadelphia chapter. He is also a board member of the New Jersey Music Workshop for the Arts.
A graduate of the University of Idaho with a bachelor of science degree in Telecommunications, Livingston resides with his wife and five children in New Jersey.