Inducted in 2016, Sports Broadcasting Hall of Famer Robin Roberts was a college athlete with a strong passion for sports before she became a sports broadcaster at ESPN. Highlights include anchoring “SportsCenter” and covering major sporting events.
She covered the Original Dream Team at the 1992 Olympic Games. Roberts boasts covering Wimbledon, a personal goal achieved. Additionally, she reported from the Women’s Soccer Team’s 1999 World Cup Victory. In 2002 she was promoted to ABC’s “Good Morning America” while remaining at ESPN.
Television host and sports broadcaster Leeann Tweeden has anchored “McIntyre in the Morning” on KABC talk radio in Los Angeles. After winning first place in the Venues International model search, she was on the cover of “Playboy.” As well as “Fitness Beach.”
She was a correspondent for Fox Sports. She reported pre-and post-game coverage of the Los Angeles Angels on Fox Sports West. She also covered mixed martial arts on “UFC Tonight.”
Sportscaster and media personality Ashley Russell has been featured on the cover of many magazines, including “Men’s Fitness,” “Southern Living,” and “Premiere Bride.” She is a sports broadcaster for Yahoo! and has appeared on the Big Ten Network.
She is featured on “Yahoo! Sports Minute” and hosts Rivals.com, an online sports news site. Russell formerly owned and presided over a prominent model and talent agency in Nashville called AMAX.
The American Sportscaster Association has named Bonnie Bernstein one of the most accomplished female sports reporters in history. Born in Brooklyn and raised in New Jersey, Bernstein went on to graduate magna cum laude from the University of Maryland, earning a broadcast journalism degree. She was a four-time All-American in gymnastics.
Working at sports desks in Maryland and Delaware, she became the first female sports anchor in Reno at NBC’s affiliate station. At ESPN, she covered Michael Jordan as the Chicago Bureau Chief. She ghosted many high-profile shows like “The Dan Patrick Show,” “Jim Rome Is Burning,” and “NFL Live.”
Michelle Beadle is a sports television host and sideline reporter. She is known for her work at ESPN, CBS, and ABC. She has also worked for the subscription Yankees YES Network in New York.
Beadle was born in Italy and raised in Texas. She is the daughter of a former oil executive. She has done sideline entertainment reporting for various red-carpet events. She is best known for co-hosting “SportsNation” and ESPN2 and hosting “Winners Bracket” on ABC.