Who is Journalist Josina Anderson? Her Career, Net Worth, Love Life, ESPN & More
Josina Anderson is an award-winning American journalist and sports host. She is known for associating with famous news networks like ESPN Networks (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network), FOX Sports 31, CBS, and others.
She covers National Football League (NFL) news and events such as NFL Live, NFL Countdown, and NFL insider including exclusive interviews with various athletics at USA Today.
As of 2021, she is 42 years old. She belongs to the African-American ethnicity and her zodiac sign is Leo.
Let’s find out more about Josina Anderson’s net worth, her achievements, body measurements, controversies, and more.
Josina Anderson’s Childhood and Family background
Josina was born on 15 August 1978 in Washington DC, United State of America. She is the only daughter of Lloyd Anderson the father and Yasmin Anderson the mother. Moreover, she also has one brother who works in the film industry as a producer.
Which school and college did she attend?
Talking about her educational background, she attended Montgomery Blair High School located in Maryland, and during her time there, she worked as an announcer for the recruitment school Maryland Blazers. Additionally, she has been awarded a degree in exercise and sports science from the University of North California.
How did she start her career?
After completion of her education, Josina began her career as an intern on WTEM (Washington radio station) for two of their shows The Tony Kornheiser Show and The Donnie Simpson Morning Show. Later in 2000, she went to Oregon for CBS and started working as a sports news reporter. There she worked for CBS for six years. then decided to quit and went back to Washington.
In 2005, she began to work for Fox 31 in Denver but before in 2003 when she applied for the job she got rejection. During her working period at Fox sports, she did a great job creating stories even when two big NFL stars were tested positive for marijuana in 2008. She worked as a reporter for NFL insider and was the last year in Fox sports and she left in 2010.
Later in 2011, she got an offer to work as a national sports reporter and didn’t have to audition for EPSN. She accepted the proposal and moved to Chicago, where she is living and working for EPSN. However, there is a rumor that she is no longer working for EPSN.
Award winner Joshina Anderson
In 2009, she won a Heartland Emmy award after covering the report of a special trip to Ethiopia of John Dutton who is a famous quarterback, with his wife Terina’s, to adapt their 11-year-old son Miki.
She also won a Salute to Excellence award for reports on the radio where she interviewed Dwayne Bray and Brandon Lowe entitled Outside the Lines and The Sporting Life in 2014.
Controversy with LGBT community on her carrer as a reporter
In August 2014, she has in an uncomfortable moment while reporting from St. Louis. During the broadcast, she announced that Michael Sam who is a new player only entered to take shower after his teammates are done while other Rams players defended Sam telling us that Sam is respecting our space which she said in her report.
Which later became big chaos and she decided to focus on his showering habits. However, it turned out that Michael Sam was the first player in the NFL who was open to being gay.
So, Josina’s report referred to how a gay player fits into the teammates of the Rams. Which was highly criticized by social media, the LGBT community, many sports personalities including Rams coach Jeff Fisher.
Is Josina Anderson in a Relationship?
Josina has made her fans are eagerly waiting for the information of her relationship status. She hasn’t revealed any details of having a boyfriend or any signs either in her Instagram posts. So, it is unknown whether she is having a romantic relationship or not. But it is known that she is not married yet.
Even there is no news of her previous dating history. Overall, we can assume that she is still single and focusing on her career as a successful sports anchor.
However, in 2011 she was rumored to have an affair with a colleague but was never confirmed by both parties.
What is her Net Worth?
Josina Anderson is a successful TV and radio sports reporter and sports commentator and during her career, she has amassed a significant amount of money. As of networthplanet.com, Josina Anderson has an estimated net worth is approximately $2 million. She also works as a track and field trainer and she charges her clients $100 per week.
However, there is no information on her estimated yearly and monthly salary and other assets of Josina Anderson.
What is the Height, Weight and Body Measurement of Josina Anderson?
Josina stands at a height of 5ft 8ins 1.72m tall and her body weighs about 68kg or 150lbs. Moreover, her chest, waist, and hips sizes are 34-26-35 inches respectively. She wears a shoe size seven in the USA.
Additionally, she has natural curly black hair, a pair of brown eyes. She keeps her figure maintained via daily working out. She even posts her pictures and videos of working out in the gym on her Instagram account.
Is she active in Social Media?
Josina is active on social media platforms with a huge fan base. She has an Instagram account named @josinaanderson where she has 83.6k followers. She is also popular on her Twitter account named @JosinaAnderson which she opened in May 2009 and is successful in gathering 2032.9k followers.
Likewise, she is also active on the Facebook page under the name Josina Anderson with 44k followers. She is an inspiring woman and many people follow her on social media.