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Women In Sports Media- Bonnie Bernstein

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Bonnie Bernstein was named by the American Sportscasters Association as one of the top women sportscasters in her field. After spending 17 years covering some of the nation's most prestigious sporting events on-air for ESPN and CBS, Bonnie now is the VP of Content and Brand Development and the face of Campus Insiders.

Prior to Campus Insiders, Bonnie worked eight years for ESPN, hosting several high profile shows including NFL Live, Outside the Lines, Jim Rome is Burning and First Take. On radio she hosted New York Football Live, Sunday Night Baseball among other shows. She is currently the lone female fill-in host for The Dan Patrick Show.

Prior to ESPN she spent eight years at CBS where she was the Lead Reporter for NFL and the NCAA Men's Basketball Championships. She contributed features for  NFL Today and anchored various CBS sports shows. During Super Bowl XXXVIII, Bernstein became the first sideline reporter to serve as both a network TV (CBS) and network radio (West Wood One) correspondent on the same broadcast.

Bernstein joined ESPN in 1995 as its Chicago Bureau chief. Prior to her initial work at ESPN, she was the first female weekday sports anchor at KRNV-TV in Reno, Nevada. Bonnie's very first job was News and Sports Director in Lewes, DE. at WXJN-FM.

Bonnie graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Maryland's Merrill College of Journalism. She was also a college gymnast and a four-time Academic All-American.

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