Cari Champion is American television personality and broadcast journalist. She also worked for the Tennis Channel. She also hosted ESPN2’s First Take. In July 2015, she became an anchor for ESPN’s SportsCenter.
Born on June 1, 1975, in Pasadena, California, Champion studied at the University of California in Los Angeles and majored in English and minored in mass communications from there. She then was inspired to pursue a career in journalism. She was also drawn to journalism. While she was in her junior year, she earned an internship at CNN. In 1998, she graduated from UCLA with an English degree.
She officially started her broadcasting career working at several television stations. Champion then moved to West Virginia for her first reporting job. In November 2007, she started working as an anchor for WGCL-TV in Atlanta. However, she was fired. Champion then moved to Florida and covered much important news such as devastating hurricanes and human interest stories. As a reporter, she started to like tennis after covering famous players such as Serena Williams and Venus. In an interview, she said that the players made her love the sport even more. She also auditioned for the Tennis Channels’s burgeoning news department and became one of three women to be selected from more than fifty candidates. In 2009, she joined the network. Champion then started working as a courtside reporter as well as anchor of the channel Court Report news segment. She also worked for the Starz network as an entertainment reporter.
Since October 1, 2012, she started working as the new host of ESPN2’s debate show First Take. Heidi Watney and Jemele Hill hired her for the job. As a show host, she does debates between sports pundits Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. She also serves ESPN by providing different ideas and stories to the channel. On November 4, 2014, she made her journalistic debut for the network. She interviewed American football quarterback Cam Newton for E:60. In June 2015, she was promoted and became an anchor on SportsCenter. On June 19 she hosted her last episode of First Take. She then started to anchor morning editions of Sportscenter.
Champion is a huge fan of basketball. She is a fan of Los Angeles Lakers. She currently lives in Connecticut. She is extremely successful. Champion has earned much love and respect from her audience over her professional period. She is extremely profession and sincere towards her work. However, she has not found her Mr. Right yet. Her dating life has not been revealed to the public yet. She has adopted a low-profile strategy when it comes to revealing info. She’s already in her 40’s but her beauty can be compared to someone on her 20’s or 30’s. She has got a sexy body and a gorgeous face. Her friendly nature and hot body helped her to gather the attention of her viewers and fans. Fans can follow her in her social networking sites.
Quick facts about Cari Champion
Date of birth : June 1, 1975
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 feet & 7 inch
Net worth: $750 thousand
Body measurement: 35-25-37 inches