Chris Stewart is in his 25th year in broadcasting, and this upcoming season will be his 12th season as the University of Alabama's men's basketball play-by-play announcer for the Crimson Tide Sports Network.
In addition to his role as the voice of Crimson Tide Basketball, Stewart also serves as the sideline reporter for CTSN's radio coverage of Crimson Tide Football and as the television host of "The Nick Saban Show".
Stewart also is the radio play-by-play announcer for Bama Baseball, having now followed the Tide on the diamond for 14 seasons.
Prior to taking over the Alabama basketball play-by-play job, the Fairfield native also spent eight seasons as the radio announcer for Birmingham-Southern College. He described the action for two NAIA national championships won by the Panthers – the 1995 men's basketball title, as well as the 2001 baseball championship.
Stewart has done additional work for CSS, ESPN Regional, and Fox Sports South, as well as Alabama high school football on My68/WABM.
A 1992 graduate of the University of Montevallo, Stewart was recently honored with the school's 2009 Alumni Achievement Award.
On four occasions (2004, 2007, 2008, 2009) he has also been named "Alabama Sportscaster of the Year" by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association.
Chris is married to the former Christy Carmichael and has three children, Anne, Parker, & Hudson.