Michelle Beadle is back at ESPN and is currently co-hosting SportsNation alongside Marcellus Wiley and Max Kellerman. In 2012, Michelle Beadle left ESPN to join NBC as co-host of Access Hollywood Live and contributor for Access Hollywood. Michelle hosted The Crossover for NBC Sports, and was an anchor and reporter for various NBC Sports platforms and events including: the Olympics, NFL Kickoff, and NBC’s coverage of the Triple Crown, to name a few. While at NBC, Michelle also reported on both sports and entertainment segments for the Today Show.
Prior to ESPN, Beadle worked on-air for YES Network, where she served as the pre-game and post-game reporter for New Jersey Nets basketball telecasts, and as a studio anchor, reporter and host. Michelle worked on shows such as the Emmy Award-winning Ultimate Road Trip; SportsLife NYC; and Yankees on Deck. She also appeared on 1050 ESPN New York as the New York SportsCenter anchor for The Michael Kay Show.
In addition to her work at YES, Beadle was hired by People magazine and People.com, where she hosted the online feature “What You Missed over the Weekend,” and served as a Red Carpet reporter for the Golden Globes, Grammy Awards, SAG Awards and the Tony Awards, and appeared on The Today Show, The Early Show, Extra, Access Hollywood, and Entertainment Tonight.
Beadle hosted the Major League Baseball Production’s magazine show Cathedrals of the Game, and was a feature reporter for the NFL Films syndicated program NFL Under the Helmet.
Michelle previously was a primary host and anchor for College Sports Television (CSTV), where she co-hosted the network’s flagship program, The #1 College Sports Show, in addition to CSTV pre- and post-game sports shows and specials. She also hosted the Animal Planet series Animal Planet Report; co-hosted the Travel Channel’s Beach Week series; hosted the Discovery Channel reality series Get Packing and the network’s one-hour specials “Inside Orlando’s Resorts” and “Outrageous Room Service”; and hosted I Want Your Job, an original series on the Fine Living Network.
Beadle got her start in television as a reporter for the San Antonio Spurs and Fox Sports Net (Big Game Hunters) and soon moved on to TNN, now known as Spike TV, where she worked as a sideline reporter on the network’s coverage of Professional Bull Riding (PBR). During her time at TNN, Michelle also worked freelance as a reporter for ESPN’s Titan Games and CBS Sports on its coverage of the PBR.
"Michelle was amazing. Our employees absolutely loved her and she nailed it. Super low key, funny on stage, totally made the panel! She was a pleasure to work with and really was one of the best hosts we’ve had for this event. Thank you so much for your help to get her secured. Hopefully we’ll have another opportunity to bring her back in the future. "- Nike