Facts of Melissa Stark Biography
|Occupation||Sportscaster, Sports Journalist|
|Place of birth||United States|
Melissa Stark is an American Television personality and sportscaster. She was born on 11 November 1973, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Melissa Stark is the daughter of an eye surgeon Walter Stark. Her father works for the world-famous Wilmer Eye Clinic of the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, Maryland.
EDUCATIONS & CAREER START
From the prestigious women’s pre-school Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, she has got her schooling. From the University of Virginia, Stark has obtained her degree in Foreign Affairs and Spanish. As a news intern working on the assignment desk for WMAR-TV in Baltimore, she has started her career in the year 1991. After that, from the year 1993 to 1994 she continuously works as a news intern for CBS Evening News, and here she got a chance to wrote scripts and collect background information on investigative pieces for health correspondent Dr. Bob Arnot. For Virginia Coach’s TV Show, Virginia Sports Marketing, Stark has worked as a production assistant and the reporter. Her show was aired throughout the Virginia markets. For the ESPN network in 1996, Stark started working as the host for the weekly program Scholastic Sports America. For the show, she used to travel across the United States covering the high schools and college sports. Her show focuses on the human interest and issues related stories.
SERVING THE GIANT NETWORKS
From 1996-2003, Stark reported for ESPN’s SportsCenter, where she reported and presented many sports programs. In June 2000 Melissa Stark joined ABC Sports. For ABC Sport’s Monday Night Football and completely for three years she worked as the lead sideline reporter. Other ABC Sports coverage such as the NFL Pro Bowl, figure skating, and celebrity golf events, she served as a reporter. For The View show, she appeared as the guest host and co-hosted the show called The Runner of ABC Entertainment’s 2001 pilot presentation. As a National Correspondent for The Today Show and as an anchor of MSNBC Live, Stark joined the NBC News in July 2003. For the network, she has done coverage of the Triple Crown and other big horse racing events. Stark is seen doing coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics and 2006 Winter Olympics. She has served as a swimming and diving reporter for 2004 Summer Olympics. Presently Stark got involved with the NFL Network and seen doing the coverage of the NFL Total Access and Around the League Live shows. NFL Network newest game show First on the Field was seen hosting by Stark on September 9, 2012. She is seen hosting the on-site pre-game show, GameDay Kickoff at primetime designations.
Melissa Stark is about 5’4’’ (1.63m) and her body measurement is 34-26-35 inches. In 2001, she got married to Mike Lilly. They seem to spend their happy married life along with four children in Rumson New Jersey. In Sea Bright, New Jersey, she owns a house.
Stark official twitter account is from the name @melissastark and from that account she seems to spread her news for the fans and followers. She has more than 60.7K+ followers following and has tweeted more than 2000+ times.