Who is Cassidy Hubbart (ESPN)? Wiki Bio
Cassidy Hubbart was born in Evanston, Illinois USA, on 19 September 1984 – her zodiac sign is Virgo and she holds American nationality. Cassidy is a TV anchor, best known for her job at ESPN – she is currently anchoring two of their shows entitled “SportsCenter” and “College Football Live”.
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Early life and education
Cassidy was raised in Evanston by her parents Gerry and Emmeline, and she has two older siblings – her mother is from the Philippines while her father is of Irish and German descent.
She attended Evanston Township High School, where she was physically very active as she competed in three sports for all four years, including at the ETHS State Championship with her high school’s soccer team in 2002. After matriculation, she enrolled at the University of Illinois before switching to Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, from which she graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism in 2007.
Career as a reporter
Cassidy launched her career as a reporter shortly after obtaining her degree, when she started working for the Big Ten Network – she served as their host and reporter before switching to Fox Sports South, and while there, she won a Southeast Emmy Award for Interactivity. She soon started working as a traffic reporter for Navteq, and from there moved to WMAQ NBC5 Network where she worked as a producer – she simultaneously worked as a production assistant and a host for Intersport.
She joined the ESPN Network in the summer of 2010, and became their studio anchor as well as a host for college football – she also covered the National Basketball Association (NBA) and college basketball for ESPN3. She could have been seen hosting several other ESPN3 shows too, such as “Georgia Pro Day” and “Madden Bowl” among others. It took her three years with ESPN to become their full-time anchor, and she went on to host a variety of their shows such as “SportsCenter”, “The NBA Today”, and “Numbers Never Lie” among others.
Love life and husband
Cassidy has not disclosed much about her personal life with the public, but in 2015, she was addressed by a very rude man on Twitter and as a response to what he was saying, Cassidy stated that she was married – it appears that her wedding took place in 2014 with only the two’s families attending. Cassidy has remained secretive regarding her husband, and has not even shared his name with the public – she gave birth to their daughter in the summer of 2018.
Cassidy dated her college sweetheart from 2002 to 2005, but they split before graduation due to what appears to be infidelity on her boyfriend’s side.
Hobbies and other interests
Cassidy has been a sports fanatic since she enrolled at high school, while her favorite sport has always been basketball – she is a huge fan and supporter of the Chicago Bulls professional basketball team which competes in the NBA, and she can often be seen attending their matches with her friends and colleagues.
Although she no longer plays any sports, she often goes to the gym and is leading a healthy lifestyle – she is following a healthy diet, and her favorite foods are mashed potatoes and fish. Cassidy is very fond of travelling and has been to many states in the US, while her favorite is Alaska mostly because she likes nature.Sshe is also a lover of animals and has a pet dog who is currently living with her, her husband, and their daughter in their home in California, Los Angeles.
Appearance and net worth
Cassidy is 35 years old. She has long blonde hair but which she dyes brown, and blue eyes.
She’s 5ft 8ins (1.72m) tall, weighs around 128lbs (58kgs), and her vital statistics are 35-24-36. She wears shoes size eight. Her net worth is over $1 million as of late 2019.
Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN) is an American basic cable sports channel which is owned by ESPN Inc., a subsidiary of Hearst Communications and The Walt Disney Company. It was launched in 1979 by father and son Bill and Scott Rasmussen, and Ed Egan.
The network’s main facilities can be found in Bristol, Connecticut while they also operate from other big cities such as Miami, Charlotte, and New York City. Since 5 March 2018, the chairman of ESPN has been James Pitaro, while the former chairman was John Skipper who resigned on 18 December 2017. ESPN is amongst the most successful sports networks in the world, but there have also been some controversies regarding their coverage as well as with some of their employees, especially analysts and broadcasters. Around 86 million TV households in the US currently have access to ESPN, while the channel can also be watched in 200 other countries including those in Europe, and Australia.
— Cassidy Hubbarth (@CassidyHubbarth) November 23, 2019
Two writers James Andrew Miller and Tom Shales wrote and published a non-fiction book entitled “Those Guy Have All the Fun” in 2011, which talks about the history of the ESPN Network.
ESPN is often criticized for being too focused on men’s college and professional sports, while lacking in coverage of women’s sports and extreme sports – it is also accused of not focusing enough on ice hockey and soccer. On 8 October 2019 following a tweet by Houston Rockets general Manager Daryl Morey, in which he supported Hong Kong protestors, ESPN employees received an internal memo which instructed them to avoid political discussions related to China and Hong Kong.