Joe Cipriano began his career as a broadcaster in Waterbury, Connecticut (his birthplace), while still in high school. Since then he has worked for the NBC, ABC, Fox and CBS TV and radio networks. He was the announcer for the 58th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards on NBC in 2006. Cipriano has been the announcer for the Grammy Awards multiple times. He performed the same function for the 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards in 2005, the 60th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2008, and in the past several years he has also been the live announcer for many of television’s biggest events.