Who is Molly Qerim?
Molly Qerim was born on 31 March 1984, in New Haven, Connecticut, USA, and is a sports anchor and moderator, best known for being a part of the ESPN show entitled “First Take”. She’s also hosted numerous other shows, including the NFL Network’s “NFL AM”.
The Wealth of Molly QerimHow rich is Molly Qerim? As of mid-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is at $3 million, mostly earned through success as a sports broadcaster. She also previously worked as a sports anchor and reporter for the NFL network, before moving on to more hosting duties. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Molly grew up in New Haven, but there is little other information available about her childhood or her family. It is known that she later went on to pursue a college education at the University of Connecticut, where she studied communications with a minor in business administration. After graduating, she then went on to get a master’s degree in broadcast journalism at Quinnipiac University in 2007.
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Career in SportsQerim began her career in journalism by signing with the CBS Sports Network as an anchor and reporter. She covered numerous sports for CBS but mainly handled college football, but also the NCAA Tournament and the US Open tennis tournaments. She also worked as an anchor in the studio hosting numerous programs, including “Bracket Breakdown”, “MaxPreps Lemming Report”, “Full Court Press”, and “SEC Tonight”. Eventually she made her move to ESPN, and would start covering UFC wrestling events for the sports network; she also co-hosted the annual World MMA Awards several times.
Molly began by covering college football for ESPN and ESPN2, becoming the interactive host for “College Football Live”, and she also became a reporter for “Fantasy Football Now”, which led her to an Emmy award thanks to her contribution to the show. Another program she was a part of was “Campus Connection” which she co-hosted on ESPNU. She has also contributed other content for projects of ESPN, mainly working as a part of the channel’s digital space, conducting interviews with celebrities and athletes for ESPN.com and ESPN Mobile. She has also been a part of multiple Super Bowls as a host and reporter, as well as covering various red carpet sporting occasions.
Molly has been a part of the Heisman Trophy presentation, and various NBA events too. She has featured at the NBA Draft as well as the NBA All-Star Game, and reporting the MLB All-Star Game, mostly conducting on-site reporting and interviews during these high profile events. In 2015, she became the interim host of the ESPN2 show “First Take”, a talk show which is also available as a commercial-free podcast. She then went on to become the permanent host of “First Take”, and replaced Cari Champion in the ESPN flagship show entitled “Sports Center”, a daily sports news program which has up to 12 airings a day.
She has also concurrently worked as a part of the NFL Network, as an anchor and reporter, hosting “NFL Fantasy Live” as well as “NFL AM” or “NFL All Morning”, which ran from 2012 to 2015 before going on hiatus.
Personal Life and Marriage
Qerim has stated that she is half Italian and half Albanian. In 2016, she started dating former professional basketball player turned sports analyst Jalen Rose. While very little information has been shared about their relationship, there have been rumors of them being engaged, though there has been no confirmation from either of them. In 2018, she announced that she is suffering from severe Endometriosis, which is a condition that affects the tissue that covers the inside of the uterus. In that condition, the tissue grows outside of the uterus causing chronic pelvic pain and infertility. While the cause has not been clear, most pain happens during menstruation and sexual intercourse.
Is Molly Qerim on Social Media?
Similar to numerous sports broadcast personalities, Molly is very active on social media, particularly on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram account is mainly filled with pictures of her daily endeavors as well as pictures of her alongside friends. She can also be seen in training videos and in some videos which are related to her journalism work. On Twitter she mainly posts her daily thoughts, but also reposts events from around the world, as well as her thoughts on recent sports games such as the NBA playoffs. Her Facebook account has similar content to that of her other social media accounts, often posting the same photos.