Over the years, Carolyn Manno, an award-winning host, content creator, and reporter, has everyone asking: When are you getting married? Or do you have a boyfriend?
Now, Manno, who preferred to keep things low-key, has something to answer to the fans. In September 2023, she got married to her beau.
Got Married in a Fairy Tale Wedding
Manno, who kept most of the details of her love life hidden for a long time, is finally married. On September 16, 2023, she tied the knot with her beau, Philip Paparella.
They tied the knot in the presence of their family and friends at Most Holy Trinity Church, East Hampton, New York.
It was a beautiful wedding ceremony, and the reception was held at The Baker House 1650 and The 1770 House Restaurant & Inn. The whole event was planned and designed by The Party New York.
All in all, the bride and groom looked stunning.
Manno wore a Carolina Herrera dress, and her husband wore a suit from Zohreh Men’s Clothing Shop. She was glammed by Stacy Skinner and Gigi Burris Millinery and wore jewelry from Billy Smith Jewelers.
Michael Justin Studios and Jesse Pafundi of Golden Hour Studios captured the beautiful moments from their fairy tale wedding.
According to their registry, they were going to Italy for their honeymoon.
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Manno’s Husband Is a Managing Director
The TV personality’s life partner currently works for TIAA as their Managing Director. Paparella, who is also the Global Head of Marketing Strategy and Planning, has the responsibility to drive the development of marketing strategy and integrated plans.
Furthermore, before joining TIAA in November 2022, he worked as the Head of Market Insights and research in the Marketing department of FanDuel from June 2021 to November 2022.
Manno’s hubby also worked in the NBA for six years in different positions in the marketing department. His first stint there was from July 2015 to November 2016 as Associate Director – Market Research and Analytics.
Then, from December 2016 to November 2017, he worked as the Director of Global Insights.
Furthermore, from December 2017 to December 2019, he worked as the Associate Vice President of Global Media Insights. Finally, from January 2020 to June 2021, he worked as the Vice President of Global Media Insights.
That was not the first experience for Paparella to work at the NBA. Previously, for eight years, from September 2003 to October 2011, he worked in the marketing department there. He started out as an Assistant in Market Research.
Then, he climbed the ranks as the Coordinator and then to Marketing Analytics Manager. After leaving the NBA in October 2011, he joined Condé Nast as the Senior Manager of Market Research & Insights.
After that, he was promoted to Associate Director and worked until July 2015, which is when he rejoined the NBA.
Talking about his education, he went to Boston University and graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology degree.
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Has Paparella’s Wife, Carolyn, Left NBC?
Paprella’s spouse has made a name for herself as a news reporter and host for different TV networks. Manno, who went to the University of Florida, graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
She started her television career in January 2009 as a Sports Anchor at Comcast. Four years later, she joined NBC Sports Group, where she hosted and reported for a majority of the network’s most valuable and award-winning assets.
In October 2012, she signed a new multi-year agreement with NBC Sports Group. Her career highlights include reporting for NBC’s Super Bowl XLIX pregame show, NBCSN’s NASCAR America, and NBC’s Football Night.
According to her LinkedIn, Manno, who is 39 years old age, left NBC Sports Group in December 2018. After that, she worked as a host for the United States Tennis Association, Sportsnaut (Digital Host), and the American Kennel Club.
She is currently involved in the latter two as well as working as a Broadcast Journalist in contract with CNN.
Furthermore, Paparella’s wife is a host for NBC Sports’ Olympic, Paralympic, and college basketball coverage while also occasionally appearing on NBC 4 New York as a sports and news anchor.