Cory Provus joined the Twins radio broadcast team in 2012, sharing play-by-play and analyst duties for all regular, postseason and spring training broadcasts. Provus, 38, was named 2015 Minnesota Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sports Media Association. He spent the previous three seasons (2009-11) in Milwaukee, where he did play-by-play with Hall of Famer Bob Uecker on WTMJ-AM and the Brewers Radio Network.
The Chicago native began his MLB broadcast career in 2007 as the Cubs pre- and post-game show host. He also handled play-by-play duties, backing up Pat Hughes during games and anchored the morning and afternoon drive sportscasts as a reporter for WGN-AM in Chicago. In the offseason, Provus broadcasts college football and basketball for Big Ten Network and FS1. In June of 2006, Provus was named the voice of the University of Alabama-Birmingham Blazers, where he handled radio play-by-play for UAB football, men's basketball and baseball. While at UAB, he was named the 2006 Radio Sportscaster of the Year by the Alabama Broadcasters Association.
Provus also has various experience hosting studio shows, managing production and doing play-by-play for various International Sports Properties. He handled play-by-play for the Conference USA Football Championship Game, the ACC Men's Basketball Tournament and various play-by-play duties for Georgia Tech, Wake Forest and Virginia Tech baseball, football and basketball.
A graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, Provus also worked at WAER-FM in Syracuse from 1996-2000, handling radio play-by-play and acting as studio host for Orange football, basketball and lacrosse. Provus, his wife, Dana, son, Cooper (6/3/13) and daughter, Mia (10/24/15), make their home in Minnetonka, MN. This past year, Provus joined the board of directors for the nonprofit Roots for the Home Team. "Roots" partners with youth garden programs in ethnically diverse areas of the Twin Cities. Additionally, the Provus family has enjoyed participating in projects with Simpson Housing Services-which houses, supports and advocates for families experiencing homelessness.