Charissa Thompson

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Charissa Jean Thompson widely known as Charissa Thompson is a well-known American TV host and sportscaster. Charissa is best recognized for her work experience as a sportscaster with NBC and Fox Sports 1.

Quick Facts About Charissa Thompson

Name Charissa Thompson
Profession TV Journalist
Gender Female
Birthday May 04, 1982
Age 35 Years Old
Star Sign Gemini

Charissa Thompson Mini Bio

Renowned sportscaster, Charissa Thompson came in this world on 4th May 1982 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. From an early childhood age, she was determined to make a career in the broadcasting field. Charissa got her high school graduation degree from Inglemoor High School located in Kenmore, Washington.

Later, she joined Washington State University. She studied at University for few period before shifting to California where she joined Community College. From attending Community College, she earned California residency. Finally, she got enrolled at the University of California from where she graduated in Law and Society.

Thompson has been dedicating time at the broadcasting field since 2006. Initially, she appeared on the several baseball programs at FSN’s The Baseball Report and The 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade. Her initial duty also came at NFL’s sideline reporter for Fox news.

She provided news report for college sports games like football and basketball. Thompson has also appeared on Big Ten Network’s football show Friday Night Tailgate.

At her early career phase, she also worked as co-host of FSN’s show The Best Damn Sports Show Period. However, the show got cancelled very quickly in 2009. For FSN, she hosted another show called Toughest Cowboy. In 2009, she worked as sideline reporter for NFL Networks show NFL Now Updates where she covered several sports events like 2010 Vancouver Olympic Winter Games.

In 2011, she covered the news of FIFA World Cup that was organized in South Africa for the Yahoo! Sports. Likewise, that same year she covered NHL All-Star Game.

Thompson became associated with ESPN in June 2011. She was signed for the network to work as co-host of the show called Numbers Never Lie. Charissa has additionally hosted other sports shows like SportsNation and ESPN First Take.

She was given the responsibility to host the show SportsNation after the host Michelle left the show to work for NBC. After dedicating 2 years, in June 2013 she returned back to Fox Sports.

Family and personal life

Famous sportscaster, Charissa Thompson is currently single. She is recently residing in Venice, California. Previously, she was reported to be dating basketball player Jay Williams.

Associated With

At the present moment, Charissa Thompson is working as one of the co-hosts of Fox Sports 1 show Fox Sports Live. She is additionally associated with entertainment newsmagazine show Extra. Besides her work experience for many popular sports network, she has also involved in several non-broadcasting works. Follow her on Twitter @CharissaT.


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