One tough cookie who can definitely hold her ground next to the boys in the field of sportscasting is Bonnie Bernstein. A popular sports journalist and executive, Bonnie has worked with several media outlets as a sports reporter, notable among them are FOX News Channel, NBC, MSNBC, DirecTV, ESPN, and The Dan Patrick Show. For her efforts in the field of sports, she has received some notable commendations, especially from The American Sportscasters Association which bestowed her with a new level of fame when they named her one of the most accomplished female sportscasters in history.
Bonnie Bernstein – Bio, Age
Of Jewish descent and American nationality, Bernstein was born with the given name of Bonnie “Lynn” Bernstein. Her birth occurred on the 18th of August 1970 in Brooklyn, New York but she spent her formative years in Howell, New Jersey. Nothing is known about her parents and siblings if any.
On her academics, she achieved her early education from Howell High School where she graduated as the salutatorian of her class; Bonnie also made her school’s hall of fame. The promising journalist’s academic qualifications did not end at the high school level. Upon graduation from high school, she proceeded to the University of Maryland, graduating magna cum laude with a major in broadcast journalism.
During her years at college, Bonnie was a sports standout, making four-time Academic All-America in the field of gymnastics. She was also a recipient of the Thomas M. Fields award for excellence in both athletics and academics. Even after college graduation, the famed journalist still keeps in touch with her alma mater as she serves with the Povich Center for Sports Journalism on the advisory board; she also serves with the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at her alma mater on the Board of Visitors. She is the host of TerpVision – a periodical TV program centered on the university along with its distinguished alumni.
When it comes to matters of the heart, Bonnie Bernstein keeps a very low-profile, the details of her personal life is well hidden away from prying eyes though tidbits keep leaking out to the public from time to time. Word-on-the-street have it that the journalist’s life is full of ups and downs; however, it is no longer a secret that she has gone through a couple of marriages which failed within short periods of time
Though such details like date and venue of her nuptials have never been published, her first husband has been identified as Roy Thornton; they lived together for a short while before their union ended in a divorce. It would appear that her first failed marriage did not put her off the matrimonial field because, after a short while, she got married to Grant Reynolds. Just like her first time, Bonnie’s second attempt at matrimony still hit the rocks shortly afterward.
There is no record of any children from both marriages and since then, Bonnie’s relationship status has been vague, her name has not been linked to any other guy or it may be that she is in a relationship but is keeping it secret. Her public life seems to point to the fact that she is focusing on building her professional life instead of personal stuff.
Facts About The Journalist
On the professional front, Bonnie Bernstein commenced her journalism career with WXIN-FM; she later went on transfer to VMDT-TV in Salisbury, Maryland. 1995 saw her working with ESPN as its Bureau Chief in Chicago. After three years, Bonnie moved over to CBS Sports where she worked as the lead sideline correspondent for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship, starting from 1998. However, she found her way back to ESPN in January 2006 as a field reporter. Bonnie worked as an agent for many news agencies and was named the vice president of content and brand development for Campus Insiders.
Bonnie Bernstein is a grey-eyed blonde with slim body build, sporting an hourglass-shaped body with statistics listed as 34-24-34 Inches, the breakdown of which is 34 inches for the bust, 24 for waist and 34 for the hips. She is not too tall a woman at her height of 5 feet 5 inches but her body weight of 55 kg is a good match for her height.
Social Media Profile
The famed journalist has an active presence on social media; she is on Facebook, Instagram, as well as Twiter where she has amassed thousands of followers. She can boast of more than 9.8k fans on her Facebook page while her Twitter handle is currently reading over 148k and her Instagram has more than 14.7k followers.
Bonnie’s average annual income of $500k has always been known to the public but her estimated net worth has remained elusive till date. There are sources which claim that her net worth is under review but a few others pegged it at $3 million.