American sports broadcaster and journalist Lauren Shehadi. She presently works as an MLB Network sports anchor. Shehadi made the decision to work as a sports journalist after falling in love with baseball at a young age. She began her career in journalism while a student at the University of Florida by working as an intern for The Best Damn Sports Show Period.
She began her professional career as a sports anchor for KXMC-TV in Minot, North Dakota, after graduation. She started covering regional and national sporting events with them. She began working for CBSSports.com after learning the foundations of sports broadcasting and was also featured on CBS College Sports Network. Her claim to fame occurred around the same time that she was chosen as one of the finalists for Playboy’s 2009 Sexiest Sportscaster award by the magazine.
Since then, Lauren Shehadi has moved to MLB, a larger media network, as her popularity has grown. Shehadi is employed by MLB as a sports anchor, host, and reporter for a variety of sporting events. She has most recently been seen as the host of the NBC and Vox podcast “The Podium,” which discusses the athletes and events from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea.
Lauren Shehadi Career
Young Lauren Shehadi had a passion for baseball. She earned media attention while participating in competitive baseball during high school. She enrolled in the University of Florida in 2001 after completing her high school education at Langley. Here, she learned the fundamentals of sports reporting, and she even presented the web show “Gatorzone.” She obtained her first professional media position while still a student at “The Best Damn Sports Show Period,” where she served as an intern.
Lauren Shehadi started working as a sports anchor for KXMC-TV in North Dakota after receiving her degree. Shehadi extensively covered sports on both a local and a national level despite working for a modest local channel. She soon created enough buzz in the media to catch the attention of larger networks. Shehadi was next to join CBSSports and was connected to CBS College Sports Network. Shehadi was seen as the co-host for the ALT Games show and the SEC Tailgate program, where she shared time with Jonny Moseley, in addition to serving as the host for the videos on CBSSports‘ website.
With her humor, charm, and intelligence, Shehadi had already made an impression on the crowd. When she was one of the contenders for Playboy’s 2009 Sexiest Sportscaster, her fame only grew.
Lauren Shehadi remained employed with CBS until 2012, when she was presented with an opportunity to join MLB, a larger media organization. She began her career at MLB by co-hosting ‘The Rundown’ with Matt Yallof. She soon became a contributor to the “Hot Stove” morning show. Off-season athletic events were the focus of the television series.
She steadily advanced through the ranks at MLB, and in 2018 she joined sportswriter Robert Flores and well-known former baseball player Mark DeRosa as co-hosts of the program “MLB Central.” She also began working as a reporter for MLB Tonight.
She also served as a pundit for the TBS coverage of the 2018 American League Championship Series in October of that year. Lauren’s passion for athletics extended beyond a single network.
She recently took over presenting duties for the NBC Sports Group and Vox Media Group joint podcast “The Podium.” The events and competitors from the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea served as the inspiration for the podcast.
Lauren Shehadi Family & Personal Life
Who is Lauren Shehadi?
On May 23, 1983, she was born in McLean, Virginia. In 2010, she graduated from the University of Florida with a degree in broadcast journalism. She is of Lebanese descent. She started her career as a sports anchor for KXMC-TV in Minot, North Dakota. Later, she began working for CBS Sports Network and CBSSports.com as an anchor and reporter.
Additionally, she hosted shows like The SEC Tailgate Show, Fantasy Football Today, and ALT Games.
She tweets on her account, which has more than 100,000 followers, about sports and other topics.
What is Lauren Shehadi’s age, height and weight?
As of 2021, Lauren is 38 years old. Her birthday is May 23, 1983. According to reports, she stands between 5 feet 8 and 5 feet 10 inches tall. Her estimated weight is between 125 and 142 pounds.
What is Lauren Shehadi’s net worth?
Lauren’s net worth is projected to be between $1.1 million and $3 million as of 2022. This amount is from her extensive career as a sportscaster for MLB Network and Warner Bros. Discovery Sports. Her exact pay, however, is not displayed in the search results.
What is Lauren Shehadi’s Nationality and Ethnicity?
Lauren’s nationality is American. She was born and reared in the city of McLean, Virginia. She is of Lebanese and American descent. She asserted in a tweet that her grandparents are from Lebanon.
What is Lauren Shehadi’s profession?
Lauren is a sportscaster. Both the MLB Network and Warner Bros. Discovery Sports employ her. She co-hosts MLB Central on weekday mornings and contributes to Hot Stove. She has also worked as a field reporter for TBS during the MLB postseason.
Did Lauren Shehadi play softball?
Lauren Shehadi played softball during her time in high school. She represented the Saxons in softball while attending Langley High School in McLean, Virginia. In a tweet, she said that she had played softball for 12 years. Her involvement in professional or collegiate softball is unknown, though.
Who is Lauren Shehadi married to?
Unknown is Lauren Shehadi’s marital status. According to certain rumors, she got engaged in 2018 and displayed a ring on her finger. The engagement rumors haven’t been formally confirmed or denied by her, though. She has also kept the identify of her prospective fiance or husband a secret. She has kept a very low profile and kept her personal affairs, including her romantic relationships, very private.
Does Lauren Shehadi have children?
Childless Lauren Shehadi is a single mother. She is not married and has not revealed any information about her romantic relationships. Her social media pages, which are mostly devoted to her employment as a sportscaster, do not contain any pictures of her with a special someone. She is quite discreet about her personal matters and rarely discusses her family or acquaintances.