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Encyclopedia > Dana Jacobson

Dana Jacobson (born November 5, 1971) joined ESPN as an ESPNEWS anchor in December 2002 and soon became a regular anchor on the 6 p.m edition of SportsCenter. In March 2005, she was named co-host of Cold Pizza, and transitioned with the show as it became ESPN First Take. Jacobson provided sideline reporting for ESPN’s coverage of NBA Sunday night games. Jacobson graduated from the University of Michigan in 1993 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and communications. She was born and raised in Michigan where she attended Andover High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Subsequently, she attended and graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa in 1989. She has an older brother, Mark, who also graduated from the University of Michigan and has served overseas in Afghanistan. is the 309th day of the year (310th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1971 Gregorian calendar. ... ESPN/ESPN-DT, formerly an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network, is an [[United States|Amer<nowiki>Insert non-formatted text here--68. ... ESPNEWS (word origin: grammatical blend of ESPN and news), launched on November 1, 1996, is a 24-hour-a-day sports news television channel produced by the sports network ESPN. It airs news, highlights, press conferences, and commentary by analysts all in relation to sports. ... This article is about the American ESPN show. ... Cold Pizza is a television morning sports talk show that airs weekday mornings on ESPN2 and is also the networks flagship program. ... ESPN First Take, is a new morning show on ESPN2 that will be replacing ESPN2s Cold Pizza beginning May 7, 2007. ... The NBA on ESPN refers to the presentation of National Basketball Association (NBA) games on the ESPN family of networks. ... The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (U of M, UM or simply Michigan) is a coeducational public research university in the state of Michigan, and one of the foremost universities in the United States. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... A B.A. issused as a certificate Bachelor of Arts (B.A., BA or A.B.), from the Latin Artium Baccalaureus is an undergraduate bachelors degree awarded for either a course or a program in the liberal arts or the sciences, or both. ... Andover High School Andover High School is a public high school in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA. It is part of the Bloomfield Hills School District. ... Bloomfield Hills is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan. ... West Des Moines is a city located in Polk County, and partially in Dallas and Warren counties, in the state of Iowa. ...


Other jobs

  • Her first television job was in Traverse City, Mich., at WPBN/WTOM-TV, where she spent two years as a fill-in news anchor and weekend sports anchor, producer and editor.
  • Reported on a number of stories in Northern California, including profiles of Sacramento Kings top players Mike Bibby, Chris Webber and Jason Williams
  • Covered a wide range of professional sports including the NFL and NBA as a weekend sports anchor at KXTV-TV, ABC’s Sacramento affiliate station (1998-02).
  • Hosted KXTV’s News10 Red Zone
  • Served as a sports reporter for KXTV's Monday Night Football show (1996-98).
  • Hosted The NBA Insiders, a weekly two-hour radio show for KHTK-AM (2000-02).
  • Filled in for Dan Patrick on his radio show, broadcast on ESPN radio weekdays from 1pm - 4 p.m. Eastern time, during the 2005 holiday season.
  • Hosted ESPY Awards Red Carpet Show for ESPN360.
  • Hosted X Center in Los Angeles and Aspen.
  • Filled in occasionally for Mike Golic on the ESPN Radio show Mike and Mike in the Morning.

Traverse City is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan. ... WPBN-TV channel 7 is the NBC affiliate serving the Traverse City-Cadillac, Michigan market, the largest geographic television market east of the Mississippi River, in terms of the amount of land mass of course. ... Northern California, sometimes referred to as NorCal, is the northern portion of the U.S. state of California. ... The Sacramento Kings are a professional basketball team which is based in Sacramento, California. ... Michael (Mike) Bibby (born May 13, 1978 in Cherry Hill, New Jersey) is an American professional basketball point guard for the NBAs Sacramento Kings, and the son of former NBA and UCLA player and former USC basketball coach and current Philadelphia 76ers assistant coach Henry Bibby. ... For the Canadian-born former BBL basketball player, see Chris Webber (Canadian basketball player). ... KXTV, News10 is an ABC affiliate in Sacramento, California. ... “Sacramento” redirects here. ... KHTK is located in the Sacramento, California area and broadcasts at 1140 AM. This all-sports station is the flagship station of the Sacramento Kings and Sacramento Monarchs. ... Daniel Patrick Pugh (born May 15, 1956), better known as Dan Patrick, is an American sportscaster from Mason, Ohio. ... ESPN Radio is a national sports radio network based in the United States. ... ESPN360 is a video content player that can be found at ESPN360. ... X Center is a SportsCenter spinoff that focuses on the X Games. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... ESPN Radio is a national sports radio network based in the United States. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


  • Edward R. Murrow Award (2000)
  • National Headliner Award (1998)


Did a passable job imitating a sports radio broadcaster on the ESPN Radio show, Mike and Mike in the Morning on July 27, 2007. [1] is the 208th day of the year (209th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...

External links

  • First Take Bio
  • ESPN Bio
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John Anderson | Chris Berman | Steve Berthiaume | Michelle Bonner | John Buccigross | Linda Cohn | Rece Davis | Josh Elliott | Neil Everett | Robert Flores | Mike Greenberg | Jay Harris | Fred Hickman | Dana Jacobson | Brian Kenny | Suzy Kolber | Steve Levy | Bob Ley | Kenny Mayne | Chris McKendry | Dari Nowkhah | Karl Ravech | Scott Reiss | Stuart Scott | Sage Steele | Scott Van Pelt | Stan Verrett | Matt Winer | Trey Wingo
Former Anchors
Larry Beil | Tim Brando | Cara Capuano | Kevin Corke | Jack Edwards | Rich Eisen | Kevin Frazier | Gayle Gardner | George Grande | Greg Gumbel | Brett Haber | Jason Jackson | Craig Kilborn | Lee Leonard | Tom Mees | Gary Miller | Chris Myers | Keith Olbermann | Dan Patrick | Dave Revsine | Robin Roberts | Sharon Smith | Charley Steiner | Mike Tirico | Pam Ward | Whit Watson
Chris Connelly | Hank Goldberg | Bob Holtzman | Pedro Gomez | Mike Massaro | Chris Mortensen | Rachel Nichols | Sal Paolantonio | Lisa Salters | Jeremy Schaap | George Smith | Shelley Smith | Ed Werder

  Results from FactBites:
Cold Pizza: Dana Jacobson (274 words)
Dana Jacobson joined ESPN as an ESPNEWS anchor in December 2002 and shortly after became a regular anchor on the 6 p.m.
During her career, Dana has reported on a number of stories including profiles of the Sacramento Kings top players Mike Bibby, Chris Webber, and Jason Williams.
Jacobson was graduated from the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor with a bachelor of arts in English and communications.
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