Co-Anchor, "SportsCenter," ESPN
Cari Champion is co-anchor of the noon, coast-to-coast edition of “SportsCenter,” ESPN’s flagship daily sports news studio show. She also hosts “Be Honest with Cari Champion,” a podcast with espnW that looks at the world of sports and pop culture with outspoken guests. Champion was originally named a “SportsCenter” anchor in 2015; previously, she co-hosted ESPN’s “SportsNation,” and ESPN2’s “First Take.” Prior to joining ESPN in 2012, she was an anchor and courtside reporter at the Tennis Channel and an entertainment and lifestyle reporter for “The Insider,” “Hollywood 411,” and Starz Entertainment. Champion has also worked as a broadcast journalist and host for ABC, CBS, NBC, and other cable networks.
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