Michele Tafoya Biography and Wiki
Michele Tafoya is a beautiful and talented American sports journalist working for NBC Sports as a sideline reporter for NBC Sunday Night Football. Tafoya joined Republican Minnesota governor candidate Kendall Qualls’ campaign as co-chair on February 14, 2022, a day after she left NBC Sports.
Michele Tafoya Age | How Old is She?
Tafoya is 57 years old as of 2021, She was born on December 17, 1964, in California, in the United States.
Michele Tafoya Birthday
Tafoya celebrates her birthday every 17th of December.
Michele Tafoya Height
Tafoya stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.75 meters) and a moderate weight of 55 kg.
Michele Tafoya Family and Parents
Tafoya was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, California to Orlando Tafoya and Wilma Conley Tafoya. Her mother was a teacher in South Bay Union High School while her father was a civil engineer. She would watch sports commentary with her father who was a huge sports fan. She was raised alongside her three siblings Margaret, Geraci, and Matthew.
Michele Tafoya Education
Tafoya went to the University of California, Berkeley with a Bachelor of Arts (BA)in Mass Communication and Media Studies. she then graduated with an MBA from the University of Southern California.
Michele Tafoya Husband Mark Vandershall
Tafoya is married to Mark Vandersall. They met in 1993 when Tafoya was working for KFAN AM radio station as a host and reporter. Vandersall works at Ameriprise Financial Services as a financial advisor.
Michele Tafoya Son
Tafoya and her husband have a son called Tyler, born in 2005. She went through difficult phases in her life while trying to conceive. She had four miscarriages before she had her son Tyler. They also have a daughter Olivia who was adopted at birth in 2009.
Michele Tafoya Salary
Tafoya receives an annual salary of $100,000 from her career as a sports journalist for NBC Sports.
Michele Tafoya Net Worth
Tafoya has an estimated net worth of $1 million as of 2022 from her successful career as a sports journalist for NBC Sports.
Michele Tafoya Measurements
- Full Names: Michele Tafoya
- Age: 57 years old
- Birthday: December 17
- Height: 5 feet 7 inches
- Husband: Mark Vandershall
- Net Worth: $1 million
- Salary: $100,000
Michele Tafoya NBC Wikipedia
Tafoya began her journalism career as a radio host and reporter for KFAN-AM. She covered the Minnesota Vikings and University of Minnesota women’s basketball broadcasts.. She was also a radio host for WAQS-AM in Charlotte and Midwest Sports Channel.
Tafoya then joined CBS Sports in September 1994 as the host of CBS Sports Spectacular and At The Half, while also covering college basketball. In 1998, she was the reporter for CBS’s coverage of the NFL, college football – including the 1998 National Championship Orange Bowl. After five years, Tafoya left CBS and joined ABC Sports and ESPN in 2000.
She was the sideline reporter for ESPN Monday Night Football from the 2006 NFL Season. During the 2004 NFL season and the 2005 NFL season, she was the sideline reporter for Monday Night Football on ABC Sports. She was also the co-host of Mike Tirico Show on ESPN radio. From June 2009, she served as the evening drive time talk radio host for WCCO-AM.
On September 8, 2016, she began hosting “The KQ Morning Show” on KQRS-FM alongside Tom Barnard. In May 2011, she began working at NBC Sports as a sideline reporter NBC Sunday Night Football. She covered swimming during the Summer Olympics for NBC.
How old is Michele Tafoya NBC?
Tafoya is 56 years old. She was born on December 17, 1964, in California, in the United States.
Is NBC’s Michele Tafoya married?
Yes, She is married to Mark Vandersall. They met in 1993 when Tafoya was working for KFAN AM radio station as a host and reporter. Vandersall works at Ameriprise Financial Services as a financial advisor.
Michele Tafoya News
NBC Confirms Super Bowl Is Final Sideline Gig For Michele Tafoya
Michele will work her last NBC Sunday Night Football game on February 13 at Super Bowl LVI. Tafoya started her career in sports media in 1993 and is currently the most-honored national television sideline reporter in U.S. sports, having won four Emmy Awards.
“My time with NBC Sports has been the most satisfying of my career. I’ve had the good fortune of collaborating with a team that is amongst the best at what they do, and the support I’ve received in this position has been unparalleled,” Tafoya said.
An Exclusive Interview with NBC Newsman Tom Brokaw
Photography by Jeff RiedelRemember the days when network news anchors had the credibility of a trusted doctor or a wise historian? There was a time when Walter Cronkite was the most trusted man in America.
Later came the era of Peter Jennings, Ted Koppel, Dan Rather and Tom Brokaw all considered beacons of truth. But over the course of the past decade or so, trust in many institutions, including the news media, has eroded significantly. The reasons are too many and too complex to list here.
An Exclusive Interview with Duke’s Legendary Coach K
Call him Coach K. Either way, you address the winningest coach in NCAA Division I history with a measure of reverence. It’s impossible to have a conversation about college basketball without thinking about Coach K and his remarkable program at Duke University. Like John Wooden and Dean Smith, he belongs on the Mount Rushmore of college basketball.