Anita Marks is one of the few female reporters in America who had a successful sports career before switching to sports journalism.
Before she embarked on a journalistic career, Anita was a member of a professional football team. Her love of football goes back to an early age. As a child, she played in Pop Warner football and for the Junior Varsity team during her school years.
During her studies at university, she was also a member of her school’s football team. In her football career, which was in full swing in 2000, she played in college flag football and other championships. Marks announced her retirement from the world of women’s football in 2004 after a successful four-year career.
Immediately after retiring from women’s football, she began pursuing opportunities in broadcasting. Her first job was with a Baltimore-based sports radio station The Fan, where she was a sports talk show host for fifteen years.
Throughout her journalistic career, she has hosted and presented many shows and programs on global mega sports television channels via cable and satellite. She is known for her role in the following television channels: MASN (host of Fantasy Blitz), MSG Network, My9, WWOR-TV, Verizon Fios, WFAN Sports Radio (New York), SiriusXM, NBC Sports Radio, Bloomberg Sports (analyst for fantasy soccer) and several others.
In her sports journalistic career, Anita Mark has also worked as a side-reporter for the University of Florida. She currently works as a presenter and fill-in talk show host for ESPN New York.
Anita Marks Biography
The full name of the journalist is Anita Susanne Marks. She was born in April 1970, the daughter of Ned Marks and Mildred Meyerson. The renowned journalist grew up in South Dade County, Florida, together with her siblings, whose identity is not publicly known.
Marks attended Miami Sunset Senior High School, where she went to the University of South Florida where she earned a degree in Communications.
There is no further information about her ancestry, childhood, early life, or family members.
Is She Married? – Family
The versatile ESPN reporter could possibly be single. She’s never been involved with a man in a previous relationship, and that makes it difficult to tell if she’s married or not.
What’s more, she has never spoken publicly about her boyfriend, her husband, raising her children, or whether her children are all grown up. Until she has confirmed her marital status, we assume that she is single and maybe looking for the perfect partner to settle down with.
Anita Marks’ ESPN Career
Marks began her journalistic career as a weekend presenter and weekday anchor at 98.7 FM ESPN on 17 May 2015, making her one of the few women to have secured a place for herself in the traditionally male-dominated field of sports journalism.
The former quarterback of the Florida Stingrays and the Miami Fury, at the beginning of her career at the cable and satellite sports TV station, also regularly delivered SportsCenter updates on weekdays to win the admiration of sports fans and ESPN management.
Referring to her former profession, ESPN CEO Tim McCarthy said he was confident that Anita Marks would bring her vast sports knowledge to bear and also use her experience as a former reporter, sportswoman, and host of several local broadcasts to the satisfaction of sports listeners.
For her hard work and diligence in reporting on sports activities, the Florida-born journalist was honored along with ESPN staff member Libby Geist, Marie Donoghue, and Hannah Storm in an event organized by Women In Media.
Quick Facts about her
1. Salary and net assets of Anita Marks are currently not publicly viewable, but it is believed that the multi-talented reporter has a very high salary and net assets under her name
2. Marks is said to have posed for Playboy in 2002.
3. The reporter has been accused on several occasions of sexism and some unpleasant and controversial comments she is said to have made in the line of duty.
4. Marks’ body measurements are not publicly known, but we can confirm that she has blonde hair and brown eyes.
5. The reporter is an American citizen and belongs to the white ethnic group
6. Anita is active in social media, where she has a large fan base on her accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. While her Facebook account has more than 5K followers, her Twitter and Instagram accounts are visited by more than 36.8K and 3K followers respectively.