|Lindsay Czarniak Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||November 7, 1977|
Lindsay Czarniak is an American sports anchor and reporter who works as a studio host for Fox Sports NASCAR coverage. She worked for the NBC owned and operated station WRC-TV for 6 years before joining ESPN as a SportsCenter anchor in August 2011. In addition to her hosting history, she was also a former co-host and reporter for the syndicated The George Michael Sports Machine and worked as a host and sports desk reporter for NBC Sports coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics held in Beijing, China.
Lindsay Ann Czarniak
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
She attended Centreville High School where she played lacrosse and field hockey. She later went to James Madison University where she majored in Online Journalism and graduated in 2000.
Sports Anchor, Reporter
- Father – Chet Czarniak (Managing Editor of USA Today)
- Mother – Terri Czarniak (Former Principal)
- Siblings – Andrew Czarniak (Brother) (Coast Guard)
Lindsay Czarniak is represented by her company Fox Sports.
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Lindsay Czarniak has dated –
- Craig Melvin (2011-Present) – She married WRC-TV reporter Craig Melvin on October 15, 2011. She gave birth to their first son in March 2014. Czarniak announced her 2nd pregnancy on June 16, 2016, and gave birth to their daughter in November 2016.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of American descent.
- Small Face
- Thin Lips
- Greek Nose Type
Lindsay Czarniak Favorite Things
- Neighborhood In The City – Dupont or U Street Area
- Museum – Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
Source – Washingtonian
Lindsay Czarniak Facts
- Her father spent 17 years working in a local newspaper’s sports department.
- She was a member of the sorority “Sigma Kappa”, a sorority founded in 1874 at Colby College, Waterville, Maine.
- Before taking a spot in the broadcasting industry as a professional news anchor and reporter, she started out as an intern for WUSA in Washington, D.C., then landed a job as a production assistant for CNN.
- Her first on-air appearance and role as a news reporter took place while she was working with WAWS, a fox-affiliated TV station licensed to Jacksonville, Florida.
- On May 22, 2008, she made a guest appearance on the edition of The Tony Kornheiser Show, occupying the “chick chair”. At the time, she revealed a humorous anecdote of being arrested for expired license plates by the DC Police on her way to a News 4 interview, which appeared to be a public service warning for anyone who would be visiting Washington, D.C.
- On July 17, 2008, she was honored at the Reading Phillies at Baysox doubleheader during which she made her first pitch. At the time, she had also signed autographs during a meet and greet session.
- On July 23, 2011, it was announced that she would leave NBC 4 Washington to work at ESPN. She then made her final broadcast as a sports reporter at WRC-TV on July 13th before finally making her SportsCenter debut on August 19, 2011. Her contract with ESPN expired in August 2017.
- In February 2018, Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Czarniak would be joining the professional stock car racing team to produce digital content during the Daytona 500 with features on each of the team’s four Monster Energy Cup Series racers.
- On February 5, 2019, Czarniak signed a deal with Fox Sports as a studio host for their NASCAR coverage.
- She appeared in the 2000 independent action film Aquarius, where she portrayed a character named Mist. In 2009, she also made a cameo in the Chris Cooley-produced indie film called Ghosts Don’t Exist.
Featured Image by Lindsay Czarniak / Instagram