Who is Malika Andrews?
Malika Andrews is an American sports journalist, newscaster, and reporter, who came to prominence by working for ESPN as a National Basketball Association (NBA) reporter. She joined the network in October 2018 and since then has covered NBA teams the Chicago Bulls, Minnesota Timberwolves, and Milwaukee Bucks, as well as other sports.
Malika Andrews Wiki: Age, Childhood, and Education
Malika Andrews was born on the 27h January 1995 in Oakland, California; an African-American, Malika hasn’t spoken much about her family, and information about her parents is unavailable, such as their names and profession. All we know is that she has a sister, Kendra Andrews who is also a sports reporter.
Malika enrolled at the University of Portland after she finished high school, from which she obtained a degree in arts. During her time at the University, Malika was the editor-in-chief of the students newspaper The Beacon.
Even before she finished her education, Malika struck her first job – as a part of the James Reston Reporting Fellowship, she joined The New York Times reporting staff, and covered numerous popular sporting events.
Thanks to her hard work, Malika was noticed by The Chicago Tribune and received an offer she couldn’t refuse, and she became a staff member of the popular daily newspaper, and stayed with it until 2018. During her time at the Tribune, Malika reported on such stories as Sonoma County wildfires, and also took a trip to Lake Tahoe as part of a team of journalists that reconstructed the events between Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels.
Furthermore, young Malika also covered the Super Bowl, and did a story on Larry Nassar’s sexual assaults, and how it affected children’s gymnastics.
Rise to Stardom
It was in 2018 that her career received another boost, as she was recruited by ESPN. Since then, she can be heard and seen on ESPN.com, SportsCenter, and ESPN Radio. Her original task was to cover the games of NBA franchises, the Bucks, Timberwolves, and Bulls, but has since explored other possibilities and has new work.
Malika has interviewed a number of NBA stars, including Lonzo Ball, Khris Middleton, and Zion Williamson, among others, which only boosted her popularity.
Malika Andrews Net Worth, Body Statistics, Height, and Weight
Malika has just started her career but has already earned a name for herself and she can only continue to further improve her career. Her annual salary, since joining ESPN has increased to over $50,000, while her net worth is estimated to be around $100,000 as of early 2020.
Undoubtedly, her wealth can only increase in the upcoming years. Malika Andrews could easily be a model if she hasn’t pursued her career in journalism. With her slim body type and her dark brown hair and brown eyes, she has seduced many. However, for now, her weight, height, and other body measurements are unknown in the media.
Malika Andrews Personal Life, Dating, Marriage, Husband, Children
Although always on television, Malika has seldom spoken about her personal affairs and for now has kept most of the intimate details hidden. All we can say is that she is single and solely focused on her rising career. You can see a glimpse of her life on her social media pages, as she is more sharing when it comes to her professional success.
Malika has over 40,000 followers on her official Instagram page and has used it mostly to promote her career, and has shared a few events from her life, such as traveling to distant destinations, such as Tangier, Morocco. Malika is also active on Twitter, with over 35,000 loyal fans.