Jeanne Zelasko Biography
Jeanne Zelasko is an American journalist and sportscaster. She is currently working for “The Beast” AM980 KFWB and Fox Sports West in Los Angeles County, California. Prior to taking that position Jeanne had a relatively lengthy career working for Fox Sports as a reporter and analyst for various programs, as well as reporting for MLB Network, ESPN and as the court reporter on Judge Joe Brown.
Jeanne Zelasko Age
Jeanne was born on October 26, 1966 in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S..
Jeanne Zelasko Education
Jeanne began her broadcasting career during her college days at San Diego State University doing metro traffic reports and then hosting a talk show on KCEO-AM radio. Her television career began at KDCI-TV News in San Diego in 1993 anchoring the weekend newscasts.
Jeanne Zelasko Husband
In 1998, Zelasko married Curt Sandoval, a sports anchor and reporter for ABC-owned KABC-TV in Los Angeles and a triathlete who completed the Ironman in Hawaii.
On December 30, 2007, Fox announced that Zelasko was being treated for thyroid cancer. She was still scheduled to host Fox’s on-site pregame show, and serve as a sideline reporter on Fox’s Cotton Bowl Classic and Orange Bowl broadcasts. Fox spokesman Dan Bell said: “She’ll be out for as long as her treatment takes. We can’t wait to have her back in her MLB studio chair in April.”
Jeanne Zelasko Fox Sports
In 1996 Jeanne was hired by Fox Sports as part of the original broadcast team anchoring the newly formed Fox Sports Net’s National Sports Report, as well as a sideline reporter for Fox NFL Sunday. She joined NASCAR on Fox in February 2001 as a pit reporter.
Fox network cancelled the Major League Baseball pre-game show (as a cost-cutting measure) following the 2008 season.
Early in her career, Jeanne co-hosted the San Diego Padres pre-game show for Prime Sports West, a regional sports network in Southern California (now Fox Sports Net West). While working as an assignment reporter for the network, she covered a variety of sports including the NFL, NHL, college basketball and auto racing.
Jeanne took on multiple roles including special assignments for the MLB Tonight in April 2009, on the MLB Network. She made her MLB play-by-play debut with the Los Angeles Dodgers on May 20, 2009, making her the first woman to do play-by-play for a Dodgers game. Jeanne worked alongside former Dodger Mark Sweeney, who is serving as the analyst.
Jean began covering the NCAA Softball tournament for ESPN in May 2013.
She had a guest role in the fourth-season finale of the CBS TV series Diagnosis: Murder in 1997 . Jeanne had a cameo as an Anchorwoman in the Swiss motion picture Birdseye, played a reporter in Fever Pitch in 2002.
Jeanne Zelasko Judge Joe Brown
She filled the role of court reporter on Judge Joe Brown from 2011 to 2013.
Jeanne Zelasko Net Worth
As one of the reporters for ESPN,Jeanne’s salary is around $85,000 which is the average salary of reporters working for that channel.