Chris Stewart has been a broadcaster since 1988, and has been the Alabama’s men’s basketball play-by-play announcer for the Crimson Tide Sports Network since 2002.
In addition to that role, Stewart also serves as a play by play announcer for CTSN’s radio coverage of Crimson Tide Football and as the television host of “The Nick Saban Show” and “The Nate Oats Show”.
Stewart also served as the radio play-by-play announcer for Bama Baseball, for 24 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 also has extensive television play-by-play experience throughout his career, including past stints on various broadcast platforms covering high school and college football, basketball, baseball, soccer, and volleyball.
A 1992 graduate of the University of Montevallo, Stewart was honored with the school’s 2009 Alumni Achievement Award, and was a 2021 inductee into the UM Athletics Hall of Fame.
On five occasions he has also been named “Alabama Sportscaster of the Year” by the National Sports Media Association.
Chris is married to the former Christy Carmichael and has three children, Anne, Parker, & Hudson.