Carolyn Manno – Biography, Family, Everything About The Sports Journalist

Carolyn Manno is a name that inspires lots of prospective female sports reporters. She is iconic and phenomenal when it comes to sports reporting and has created a niche for herself in a male-dominated field. Carolyn presently covers a range of reportage for the NBC Group. She has been opportune to cover major events like the NFL, Olympics (2012, 2016), 2014 Sochi Games, NBC Super Bowl, NHL, Stanley Cup, amongst others in the course of her career. Here is all you need to know about the sports journalist that is Carolyn Manno.

Carolyn Manno – Biography

The beautiful and phenomenal Carolyn we have come to love was born in Florida on the 16th of July 1984. She recalls growing up with keen interest and love for sports. She also admits being a little “tomboyish” while growing up. Manno was very active and even played football while she was in high school. Upon her graduation from high school, Carolyn proceeded to the prestigious University of Florida to study telecommunications. She graduated with her degree in 2006.

Carolyn’s love for sports was her core motivation. She knew she wanted to be in sports. If she wasn’t actively playing, then reporting was the next best thing. She started her career in journalism at South Bend Indiana. The beautiful budding reporter covered some major sporting teams like the Chicago Bears, Cubs, Notre Dame Fighting Irish, White Sox, to mention a few.

She also had the opportunity to improve her limited knowledge and experience as her coverage wasn’t limited to a particular sport. She worked at South Bend Indiana for a total of three years before moving on to greater opportunities. Carolyn Manno found her way to Comcast Sports Network. She worked there in the capacity of a reporter and sports news anchor. Not to be daunted by any sports related task, Carolyn Manno launched into her new role with vigour and excelled at it. She covered the Super Bowl, NBA Finals, Boston Bruins, Stanley Cup, Boston Celtics, among others. She also began to contribute to as a writer.

The vivacious sports reporter soon moved again to a better position. She joined NBC Sports Group in August 2009. This was a smart career move for Carolyn Manno as it helped launch her trade to another level. She initially worked as an anchor and correspondent before she joined NBC and NBCSN full time in 2013 as an anchor and reporter.

Carolyn Manno has a wide range of assignments with the NBC Sports Group. She covers the NBC’s Sports Update Desk, NASCAR America, Football Night in America, Triple Crown horse racing, Super Bowl XLIX, College football, Dew Tour coverage, cycling, amongst others.

Carolyn has shown dexterity and commitment to her work which has been recognized and rewarded over time. She has won the Indiana Spectrum Award for Journalistic Excellence by the Indiana Broadcasters Association and also the Edward R. Murrow Award for Sports Journalism.

Read Also: Who is Zach Lowe (American Sports Journalist)? Here are 5 Facts To Know


Despite being active on social media, Carolyn has refrained from sharing personal information about herself. Besides memories of her childhood which she has shared through occasional interviews, details about her family have never been in the public sphere.


  • Olympic Stints

Carolyn Manno is one of the few reporters who has reported in the Olympics back to back. Her first Olympics was in London in 2012 and then in Rio 2016.

  • Relationship Status

Being a sports journalist has its perks and drawbacks. It actually involves lots of travelling to cover different games at different venues. This might be one of the reasons Carolyn isn’t in a committed relationship. It’s also possible that she has just decided not to share that aspect of her life with the public. It is certain though that she is not married.

  • Height

Carolyn Manno is very fit which she achieved, thanks to following a strict exercise or diet routine. She is 5 feet and 6 inches tall and has been admired for her long toned legs.

  • Charity

Carolyn Manno has a large heart. She has supported different causes that are important to her in her life. Manno is a member and supporter of NGO’s like Orphan Motivational and Blood for All. She sometimes supports them from her personal funds.


A Timeline of Elvis Presley’s Career Beginnings, Artistry and Legacies

Among the facets of American art, music is one of the most significant subgroups. In this subgroup, there are very few names that carry...

Timeline of Mark Zuckerberg’s Career Achievements, Personal Life and Philanthropy

Harvard University has produced many notable alumni over the years. The Ivy League institution also holds the record for producing some of the most...

A Timeline of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Body Building, Acting and Political Career

Arnold Schwarzenegger is a former professional bodybuilder who later became a household name across the world as a result of his career as an...

Sam Raimi Net Worth: Here Is How Much The Filmmaker Has Made

Samuel M. Raimi is a multi-talented filmmaker well known for creating the Evil Dead series that generated a cult following, he is also known...

Why Did CocoSori Disband and What are the Former Members Doing Now?

For a few years, the not so popular k-pop; J-pop duo CocoSori, created by MOL Entertainment, thrilled their fans with heartfelt music and stirred...


Hailie Mathers: Everything To Know About Eminem’s Daughter

There is not an Eminem fan out there that does not know a thing or two about her, since the day she was born...

Michael Bloomberg – Bio, Net Worth, Wife, Children, Age and Height

Michael Bloomberg is an American billionaire, a businessman, author, politician and philanthropist who grew from a middle-class family, worked his way up from a...

Kristy McNichol – Bio, Age, Brother, Family, Gay, Where is She Now?

Kristy McNichol is an award-winning American actress cum singer who garnered fame through the ‘80s and late nineties. Her noteworthy performance could be seen...

How Old is Bernie Sanders and How Many Kids Does He Have?

Bernie Sanders is a name anyone who is an American political enthusiast would be familiar with. As a result of his fame, many have...

Edie Falco Biography, Husband, Kids and Net Worth: All You Need To Know 

If you have followed either The Sopranos or Nurse Jackie, the characters you must definitely have loved are Carmela Soprano and Jackie Peyton both...

Get the Latest Gist, Profiles and Trends Straight To Your in your inbox

Related Stories