Lindsay Czarniak Profile
Lindsay Czarniak is an American Emmy Award-winning reporter/host working for Fox Sports. Czarniak joined FOX Sports in the year 2019.
Lindsay Czarniak Career
Czarniak serves at FOX Sports as a studio host for NASCAR coverage and a sideline reporter for NFL games. Czarniak began at FOX Sports as a NASCAR studio host for NASCAR RACE HUB: WEEKEND EDITION and Thursday NASCAR RACE HUB, as well as a FOX NFL sideline reporter alongside play-by-play announcer Kenny Albert and analyst Rondé Barber for the NASCAR RACE HUB: WEEKEND EDITION and Thursday NASCAR RACE HUB shows.
Czarniak worked at ESPN from 2011 to 2017, anchoring “SportsCenter,” “SportsNation,” and “NASCAR Now” before joining FOX Sports. During this time, she made history as the first woman to host ABC’s coverage of the Indianapolis 500. She hosts the “Players” podcast, which focuses on country music artists and their sports passions. Czarniak started hosting Netflix’s reality racing competition series “Hyperdrive” in August 2019. She also hosted sports segments on CNN’s “Bleacher Report.”
Czarniak worked as a sports anchor and reporter at WRC-TV in Washington, D.C. for many years, anchoring regular sportscasts, reporting from significant events, and hosting Mike Shanahan’s “Sports Final,” “Redskins Update,” and “The Coaches Show.” She also hosted and created the sports segment “Lunch with Lindsay,” in which she interviewed well-known athletes, politicians, and entertainers. She was a protégé of sportscaster and racing enthusiast George Michael during her time at WRC, who dubbed her “the best hire I’ve ever made” and co-hosted “The George Michael Sports Machine” early in her career.
Czarniak won an Emmy Award for her work at WRC, as well as a call from parent network NBC to work as a pit reporter for NBC Sports’ NASCAR coverage. She also wrote for NBC Sports’ Heads-Up Poker Challenge and hosted prerace coverage for Turner Sports’ six summer NASCAR races. For NBC, Czarniak has covered the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, and the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. Czarniak’s first job in Washington was as a college intern for WUSA before taking a spot as a production assistant at CNN.
She began her career as a news reporter for WAWS/WTEV-TV in Jacksonville, Florida, before going on to WTVJ in Miami and FOX Sports’ Speed Channel as an ARCA RACING SERIES pit reporter. Czarniak earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in studio art from James Madison University in 2000. In high school, she participated in lacrosse and field hockey.
Quick Facts About Lindsay Czarniak
|Age||44 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million -$5 Million|
Lindsay Czarniak ESPN
Czarniak joined ESPN as a SportsCenter anchor in August 2011 and left ESPN in the year 2017. After six years at WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., which is owned and operated by NBC.
Lindsay Czarniak Age
Czarniak is 44 years old as of 2021. She was born on 7 November 1977 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 7 November every year.
Lindsay Czarniak Height
Czarniak stands at the height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.73 m).
Lindsay Czarniak Family
Czarniak is the daughter of Chet Czarniak and Terri Czarniak. Her father spent 17 years working in a local newspaper’s sports department. Chet worked for 17 years in the sports section of a newspaper in Washington, D.C. before becoming the current managing editor of usatoday.com. Terri is a former principal at Rose Hill Elementary School in Alexandria, Virginia, a Fairfax County public school. Andrew Czarniak, Czarniak’s brother, graduated from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 2005.
Lindsay Czarniak Wife
On October 15, 2011, Czarniak married WRC-TV reporter and weekend anchor Craig Melvin in Washington. He is currently a cohost of Today Third Hour and a newsreader for Today. In March 2014, Czarniak gave birth to their first child. Czarniak revealed she was pregnant again on SportsCenter on June 16, 2016, just before Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals in Cleveland. In November 2016, she gave birth to her second child, a daughter.
Lindsay Czarniak Salary
Being one of the top reporters for FOX Sports, Czarniak earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Lindsay Czarniak’s Net Worth
Czarniak has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a broadcaster and host.
Lindsay Czarniak House
Lindsay Czarniak and her husband, Craig Melvin, work hard for their big bucks as TV broadcasters, so it’s no surprise they own a pleasingly graceful and stylish home in Connecticut. They bought their 3-story residence in the year 2015, according to reports. The massive and elegant mansion features a third-story office that was previously a guest bedroom, a master bedroom for the pair, and separate bedrooms for each of their two children. Also, the house boasts multiple living areas, a kitchen with high-end appliances, and a playroom. In the finished basement, there is a large wine cellar, an entertainment and media area, and a private home gym.
Lindsay Czarniak FOX Sports
At FOX Sports Czarniak works alongside;
- Jon Paul Morosi
- Curt Menefee
- Urban Meyer
- Matt Millen
- Chris Myers
- Howie Long
- Donny Marshall
- Brandon Marshall
- Jason McIntyre
- Jamie McMurray
- Mark Schlereth
- Ken Rosenthal
- Tony Pedregon
- Phil Parsons