Melanie Collins is an American sports journalist best known for her work as an NFL sideline reporter for CBS Sports. She also serves as a host for Golf Channel’s Big Break and Driver vs Driver and also as a fill-in host for SportsNation on ESPN.
Melanie Collins is a graduate of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at The Pennsylvania State University as per her Linkedln, She has a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and is currently earning a second degree in Interior Design from the New York Institute of Art and Design.
Is Melanie Collins Married? Her Husband
Melanie Collins is not currently married but has been reported to be in a relationship with Canadia Pro Ice Hockey winger, James Neal as early as 2014. It is not clear whether the two are still currently dating. Neal currently plays for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League.
In her spare time, the NFL sidelined enjoys golfing, yoga, boxing, tennis, water sports, snowboarding, traveling, interior decorating, wardrobe styling, make-up artistry, and spending time with her family and two pit bulls, Nixon and Snoop.
Melanie Collins Career
Melanie Collins is currently an NFL sideline reporter for CBS Sports and the host of Big Break and Driver vs. Driver on Golf Channel. She is also a fill-in host for SportsNation on ESPN. She previously worked as a sideline reporter for College Football and College Basketball on CBS Sports Network before being promoted to NFL.
She was the face of Yahoo! Sports where her assignments included reporting from all major sporting events across the globe, such as the Winter Olympics, FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl, NCAA Football National Championship, Stanley Cup Playoffs, NCAA Basketball Final Four, NFL Draft, NBA Finals, and the World Series. She was also the host of the weekly show Fantasy Football Live.
Collins has covered the NBA for NBA-TV and Turner Sports, College Football and Basketball for the Big Ten Network, and Total College Sports, as well as Major League Baseball for MLB.com. She’s also contributed to and hosted segments on Good Morning America, Inside Edition, CSN Bay Area, NBC Sports Network, PGA.com, Nascar.com, and E! News.
“One of the most wild games I’ve ever covered! There’s nothing quite like being on the field in Seattle. What an atmosphere!”