Tom Caron, originally from Lewiston, Maine is a television sports personality, sportscaster and play-by-play sportscaster in the New England area. Lewiston, in Androscoggin County, is the second-largest city in the U Play-by-play, in Broadcasting, is a North American term and means the reporting of a Sporting event with a Voiceover describing the details of the action History See also History of New England New England's earliest inhabitants were Algonquian -speaking Native Americans including the
Caron is a 1986 graduate of Saint Michael's College where he majored in journalism. Saint Michael's College is a private residential liberal arts Catholic college. Journalism is the profession of writing or communicating formally employed by publications and broadcasters for the benefit of a particular Community of people
After graduating, Caron took a job with a small newspaper in Vermont covering the Vermont Reds, Cincinnati's AA affiliate. Vermont ( is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States of America. The Cincinnati Reds are a Major League Baseball team based in Cincinnati Ohio, USA Part of the History of baseball series Minor league baseball is a hierarchy of Professional baseball leagues in North He quickly left that job to take an a job for WPTZ-TV in Plattsburgh, New York where he covered the Montreal Canadiens and Montreal Expos. WPTZ, channel 5 is the NBC -affiliated Television station in Plattsburgh New York, licensed to North Pole New York. Plattsburgh is a City in Clinton County, New York, United States. The Montreal Canadiens (Les Canadiens de Montréal are a professional Ice hockey team based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Franchise history Creation of the franchise In 1960 Montreal lost its International League team the Montreal Royals (an affiliate of He later held a sports anchor jobs at WNNE-TV in Hanover, New Hampshire. WNNE, channel 31 is the NBC -affiliated Television station for the Connecticut River Valley of eastern Vermont and western New Hampshire Hanover is a town along the Connecticut River in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States.
In 1988, he took a sports anchor job WGME-TV in Portland, Maine. WGME-TV, channel 13 is the CBS -affiliated Television station for Portland Maine. Portland is the largest city in the US state of Maine and the County seat of Cumberland County. He stayed with the station for 5 years. In addition to his anchor duties, he hosted a weekly ski segment and produced a number of half-hour sports specials.
In 1993 left WGME-TV to work as sports reporter at WPXT-TV in Portland, where he also hosted a weekly hockey feature. WPXT is the CW -affiliated Television station for Portland Maine. Caron also provided play-by-play coverage for the Portland Pirates as as well as the New England Stingers of Roller Hockey International. The Portland Pirates are a minor professional Ice hockey team in the American Hockey League. Roller Hockey International was a professional Inline hockey league that operated in North America from 1993 to 1999.
Caron currently hosts the New England Sports Network's (NESN) Red Sox coverage, and the Red Sox pre and post game shows. The New England Sports Network, or NESN, is a regional Cable television network that covers the six New England states except Fairfield County Connecticut The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions.
Caron, joined NESN in 1995, and has been with the station ever since. He first job for the station was to host the sports magazine Front Row and later served as the stations Boston Bruins Studio Host, Red Sox field reporter as well as doing play-by-play coverage for the Providence Bruins, Pawtucket Red Sox, college basketball and college hockey (including the Beanpot). The Boston Bruins are a professional Ice hockey team based in Boston Massachusetts. The Boston Red Sox are a Professional baseball team based in Boston Massachusetts, and are the reigning (2007 World Series Champions. The Providence Bruins is an Ice hockey team in the American Hockey League, and are the primary development team for the NHL 's Boston Bruins The Pawtucket Red Sox (known colloquially as the PawSox) are the Minor league baseball Triple-A affiliates of the Boston Red Sox and belong to The Beanpot refers primarily to a men's Ice hockey tournament among the four major college hockey schools of the Boston Massachusetts area held annually since the
He also makes frequent guest appearances on sports talk radio station WEEI to discuss the Boston Red Sox. WEEI is a sports Radio station in Boston Massachusetts that broadcasts on 850 kHz from a transmitter in Needham Massachusetts.    
Caron lives in Framingham, Massachusetts with his wife Kelley and their two sons Jack and Robbie. Framingham is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States.
He is often called "TC" by his NESN co-workers.
Caron is a three-time New England Emmy Award winner.