Vince DeDario
This is a Visual History Recording

Visual History with Vince DeDario

Interviewed by: Dennis Mazzocco

Veteran Associate Director Vince DeDario discusses his 40-plus year career working for ABC Sports, highlighting notable assignments including six Winter and Summer Olympics games, Monday Night Football, and Wide World of Sports.

Vince DeDario describes his unique perspective witnessing the 1989 San Francisco earthquake from ABC's New York control room while broadcasting of The World Series between the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics.

DeDario reflects on his relationship with one of his most famous colleagues at ABC, legendary and divisive broadcaster Howard Cosell.

DeDario explains what he believes to be the essential qualities of a Sports Associate Director, and his personal character traits that led to his long and successful career broadcasting many different sports and events.