In Part I of Episode #07 we had a sit-down interview with ESPN anchor Antonietta Collins. We talked about her recent vacation to Europe and Camp Nou, where she visited the holy ground of Lionel Messi.
We also touched upon her personal life and the hurdles she faced as a woman. Also, in the sports industry and making it up the ranks at ESPN SportCenter. She also shared a funny moment that happened at work!
About our Guest
Antonietta began her professional career in journalism after graduation in 2007 with her focus being on sports. Working in Miami, she had the chance to work with top producers who produced programs like Nuestra Belleza Latina, Premios Lo Nuestro, Premios Juventud and Primer Impacto. Later got an offer from CBS for the position of a sports reporter in one of its affiliates in St. Petersburg.
Being a news star surely runs in the blood of the young ESPN anchor Antonietta Collins and like her mother María Antonieta Collins, she knows how to bring out the magic in her profession as a journalist. Antonietta has undoubtedly established herself as a fine sports journalist who has reported for Major League Baseball’s ALDS, ALCS and World Series, the Dallas Cowboys, NBA postseason and Finals, FC Dallas and the Dallas Stars.
It was in 2013 that the outstanding journalist caught the attention of the popular ESPN network. By September that year, she was recruited as part of the digital team with her job description involving analyzing videos of sports news alongside anchoring sports news.
Antonietta even served as a guest host for the show Baseball Tonight and anchored the Spanish show One Nación on ESPN Deportes. Currently, she is part of the team for morning line-up of Sportscenter which she joined back in February 2016.
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