Beauty with Brian!! Dana Jacobson is a well known American journalist who currently works for CBS where she hosts various radio and TV shows while covering multiple sports events.
This gorgeous sports anchor previously worked for ESPN where she hosted several shows. Let’s get into more detail about her personal and professional life.
Jacobson was born on 5th November 1971 in Michigan, USA. She hasn’t shared any information regarding her family and parents; however, it is a well-known fact that she was born and raised in a Jewish Family.
Dana went to the Andover High School in Bloomfield back in her hometown. Later, she joined Valley High School. She then went to the University of Michigan where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in English and Communications in 1993.
This gorgeous anchorwoman’s first job was as a replacement news anchor, producer, and editor back in her hometown in Michigan. Besides, during the weekends she also performed as a sports anchor.
Dana then went on to report lots of big stories including high profile players as she explored the world of sports. From 1996 to 1998, she was a reporter at a KXTV’S sports show Monday Night Football Show. From 1998 to 2002, Jacobson worked as a sports anchor for KXTV during the weekends. Moreover, she was also News10 Red Zone’s host.
From 2000 to 2002, Jacobson hosted a two-hour radio show that was broadcasted every week called the NBA Insiders for a radio station named KHTK-AM. Moreover, during the 2005 holiday season, she filled in for presenter Dan Patrick on ESPN Radio during his broadcast sessions.
Furthermore, Dana was also an occasional substitute for Mike Golic on the show named Mike and Mike in the Morning on ESPN Radio.
Jacobson had earlier joined ESPN in December 2002 and eventually became a leading anchor on Sportscenter. However, she left the sports broadcast company on 30th April 2011. Dana then went on to join CBS network in January 2013 where she hosted a morning radio show on CBS Sports.
Dana has received two awards for her amazing accomplishments: Edward R. Murrow Award in 2000 and National Headliner in 1998.
Through her immense dedication to the sports anchoring profession, Dana managed to make a small fortune. Her net worth is estimated to be $3 million.
Dana Jacobson is married to Sean Grande who is a Boston Celtics' play-by-play announcer. The couple was very coy about their relationship so much so that no one knew about them until their engagement news.
Their engagement was actually announced by Gayle King. He revealed the news on the CBS morning show on October 11, 2018. The happy pair quietly got married on September 28th, 2019.
Jacobson was once the center of controversy when she cursed the University of Notre Dame and Touchdown Jesus when she was drunk. This went viral and Dana had to apologize in public, while she claimed to regret saying such words, Dana was subsequently suspended by ESPN for a week.