Dana Jacobson Biography and Wiki
Dana Jacobson is a well-respected host and correspondent who works as a co-host for CBS This Morning Saturday for CBS News. She joined the station in July 2018. Likewise, she is also an anchor and reporter for CBS Sports and CBS SportsNetwork.
Dana is the current co-host of “CBS This Morning: Saturday” since July 2018. Since 2015 she has been contributing to CBS News programs. Dana has served as a substitute anchor for “CBS This Morning” and “CBS This Morning: Saturday” and anchored on CBSN, CBS News 24/7 digital streaming news network.
During her time as a sports reporter at CBS News, Dana has covered numerous amazing reports, including coverage of the Winter Olympics in South Korea, the investigation and aftermath of sexual abuse charges against former U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, the efforts of two men climbing Mt. Everest, and a profile of parents biking across the country to support Gold Star families.
Since she became part of CBS Sports Network in 2013, she has held numerous positions, such as the studio host for “Inside College Football” and “Inside College Basketball.” Besides, she has also worked as a sideline reporter on the NCAA tournament since 2015 where she contributed to “The NFL Today” as a reporter.
Furthermore, she has been part of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and “ESPN First Take” anchor teams. While at ESPN, Dana worked with amazing sports reporters covering NBA games coverage as well as the on-air team covering the winter and summer X Games.
Dana started her TV broadcast career working as an assignment editor at the CBS affiliate in Detroit, Michigan. She turned her focus to on-air reporting and anchoring in Traverse City, MI., and Sacramento, CA. Her undeniable excellence and charm made be honored with National Headliner and Regional Edward R Murrow Awards for sports reporting.
Dana Jacobson Age
Dana is 51 years old as of 2022, she celebrates her birthday on November 5th every year. She was born on November 5, 1971, in Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA.
Dana Jacobson Height
Jacobson stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches(1.80 m) and weighs around 132 Ibs (60 kgs). Her vital body measurements are 33-24-35. The charming CBS host is blessed with dark brown and pretty vibrant eyes.
Dana Jacobson Husband
Dana is married to her husband Sean Grande, Celtics play-by-play. The couple tied the knot on September 28, 2019, in New York. Her husband Grande has a son named Jack from his previous marriage, which makes Dana the stepmother to Sean’s son. The couple resides in Cambridge, MA.
Dana Jacobson at ESPN
She was previously hired by ESPN where she served for nearly a decade from 2002-2012. She was named co-host of Cold Pizza in March 2005 and changed the show as it became ESPN First Take. On Monday, December 26, 2011, she said goodbye to ESPN viewers particularly the”First Take viewers.”
She returned back to anchor SportsCenter shortly thereafter. On March 27, 2012, USA Today announced that Dana would leave ESPN when her contract expires at the end of April.
On July 13, 2018, Jacobson, together with the long-time CBS correspondent Michelle Miller, were given new positions as the co-hosts of the Saturday edition of CBS This Morning.
Dana Jacobson Salary
The average CBS salary for the host and correspondent is $150, 546 a year as of early 2020, which means Jacobson makes about the same salary for her work there.
Dana Jacobson’s Net Worth
Jacobson has an estimated net worth of $1.5 Million US dollars as of 2022. While her wealth comes from her successful career as a TV & radio personality and correspondent.