The quick-witted sportscaster, Antonietta Collins has always had her eyes set on a career in sports since she was a little girl. She is currently associated with ESPN as a SportsCenter anchorwoman and has also featured in several of the sports network’s programs such as First Take, Will Cain and Stephen A. Smith Shows. Active and in love with sports, the beauteous sports journalist’s earlier job description involved covering several football teams including the Tempa Bay Buccaneers for a radio station situated in Florida that is affiliated to the CBS Sports Network.
Collins has additionally provided excellent coverage of the National Basketball Association Championship finals as well as their postseason games while working as a sportscaster at Deportes 23. The intelligent journalist has also assisted in the production of many shows during her stint at the Miami-based TV station, Univision. With a remarkable knowledge of sports, a vibrant personality and an incomparable work ethic, Antonietta Collins is quickly establishing herself as one of the distinguished journalists in the United States, following in the footsteps of her mother. Read on to find out more captivating details that you never knew about the elegant sports anchor.
Antonietta Collins’ Bio (Age)
The esteemed sports journalist was born in the densely populated, Capital city of Mexico on 22nd November 1985. Collins was brought up along with her elder sister in her birthplace. Her mother is a popularly known journalist, Maria Antonieta Collins who has claimed four Emmy Awards and also, the Edward Murrow Award as a result of her impeccable broadcasting skills. She is also known as the writer of many best selling books including Dietas y Recetas de Maria Antonieta. Following the separation of her parents in 1992, Collins’ mother got remarried to Fabio Fajardo who tragically passed on in 2006 from carcinoma of the kidney.
For her academic record, Antonietta Collins completed her basic education in Mexico, during which she was an elite footballer who began participating in the game of football right from when she was 10 years old. Her playing skills eventually landed her a place in her country’s U-19 women’s team. After completing her basic education, she changed her residency to the United States along with her parents, and there, she enrolled at Mount Union College located in Ohio, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication in the year 2007.
While still in College, Collins partly gained journalistic work experience during her internship program at Youngstown Steel Hounds, the Central Hockey League team and equally at the Cleveland Cavaliers where she had pre-game and post-game interview sessions with the hockey players.
As a result of the skilled sports journalist’s fluency in Spanish and English, she secured her first professional job at a Miami-based TV Network, Univision. There, she assisted in the production works and had the privilege to work alongside experienced producers of TV shows like Prime Impactor, Premios Juventud, and others. She also carried out the same role when she was added to the production team of a Florida-based radio station which is an affiliate of CBS Sports Network. While she was there, she additionally provided coverage of several football teams before earning a news reporting job at the bilingual News Agency, Noticias 48/FOX2. She reported on many stories relating to drug trafficking and immigration while at the TV channel. She equally served as a fill-in anchor for the Network’s weather and sports programs.
Upon becoming a staff of ESPN, Antonietta Collins was also associated with Univision Deportes where she anchored the Network’s morning show, Despierta America. In September 2013, the gorgeous sports broadcaster was hired by ESPN as an anchor for ESPN website’s sports category. She then rose through ranks and began to host the sports network’s show, Basketball Tonight as a guest. Later in 2016, Collins became an anchor of SportsCenter and since then, she has been featured in other shows like First Take and equally reporting for SportsCenter on the Road.
Is Antonietta Collins Married, Who is the Husband?
Collins has not given a glimpse on her personal relationship as she has kept such information private. More so, she has not been linked to any past or present relationship, although her mother revealed in one of her books entitled, ‘Cuando el monstruo despierta’ about her daughter, Antonietta Collins being a victim of domestic violence by a former boyfriend as the book entails of domestic violence. As of now, Collins seems to be very much focused on reaching the apex of her career as she is reportedly unmarried.
The apt sportscaster is 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m) in height and her slim fit body has an accumulated mass of 54 kg (119 lb).