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|Born||Lewiston, Maine, USA|
After graduating, Caron took a job with a small newspaper in Vermont covering the Vermont Reds, Cincinnati's AA affiliate. 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. He later held a sports anchor jobs at WNNE-TV in Hanover, New Hampshire.
In 1988, he took a sports anchor job WGME-TV in Portland, Maine. 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, he left WGME-TV to work as sports reporter at WPXT-TV in Portland, where he also hosted a weekly hockey feature. Caron also provided play-by-play coverage for the Portland Pirates as well as the New England Stingers of Roller Hockey International.
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).
Caron lives in Framingham, Massachusetts with his wife Kelley and their two sons Jack and Robbie.
He is often called "TC" by his NESN co-workers.
Caron is a three-time New England Emmy Award winner.
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- ^ "Tom Caron - Framingham, MA - Class of 1986". Saint Michaels College. http://waldo.smcvt.edu/Admin2.asp?SiteAreaID=881&Level=1. Retrieved 2007-02-18.
- ^ "NESN extends the contracts of Tom Caron and Hazel Mae". Boston.com / NESN. http://www.boston.com/sports/nesn/aboutus/news/07_17_06/. Retrieved 2007-02-18.