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Women In Sports Media: Andrea Joyce

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Andrea Joyce graduated from the University Michigan in 1976. She worked as a news/field reporter for TV stations in Denver, Detroit, Wichita Kansas, and Colorado Springs before landing a weekend sports anchor job at WFAA-TV Dallas in 1987. Joyce debuted as a sports reporter on ESPN in 1988 covering the Summer Olympics, the NFL Draft and the French Open. She also hosted MSG Sports Break for Madison Square Garden Network.

Joyce joined CBS in 1989 where her hosting duties included early-round coverage of the 1991 NCAA Div 1 Men's Basketball Championship, College Football Today, the College Football Studio Show,  the NCAA Div. 1 Women's Basketball Final Four, the Heisman Trophy Award Show, the US Open, three Winter Games.  In 1993 she became the first woman to cohost network television coverage for a World Series.

In 2000 Joyce joined NBC Sports. She's covered Olympic Summer Games in 2000, 2004, 2008 and is covering the upcoming Olympics Games in London. She currently covers gymnastics and figure skating  for NBC Sports as well as anchors  NBC Sports Update