Dana Jacobson Biography and Wiki
Dana Jacobson is an American journalist working as a host and correspondent for CBS News and co-host for CBS Saturday Morning. She is also an anchor and reporter for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network.
Dana Jacobson’s Age and Birthday
Jacobson was born on November 5, 1971, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States. She is currently 51 years old.
Dana Jacobson Height and Weight
Jacobson stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches (180 cm) and weighs around 60 kg (132 lbs)
Dana Jacobson Family
Jacobson was born and raised in a Jewish family in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. However, there’s no information about her parent’s identities or even if she has siblings.
Dana Jacobson Education
Jacobson attended Andover High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Later, she attended and graduated from Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa in 1989. She then joined the University of Michigan and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and Communications in 1993.
Dana Jacobson Spouse
She is happily married to Sean Grande, a Boston Celtics play-by-play announcer. Moreover, they got engaged on October 11, 2018, and got married on September 28, 2019.
Dana Jacobson Career | CBS
Jacobson started her journalism career at WPBN/WTOM-TV in Traverse City, where she was a fill-in news anchor, weekend sports anchor, producer, and editor. She also Covered a wide range of professional sports including the NFL and NBA as a weekend sports anchor at KXTV-TV, ABC’s Sacramento affiliate station in 1998.
In 2002, Dana joined ESPN where she spent a decade. She was named co-host of Cold Pizza in 2005 and transitioned with the show as it became First Take. She then left First Take on December 30, 2011, and returned to anchoring SportsCenter. Jacobson left ESPN on April 30, 2012, when her contract expired.
Jacobson’s tenure at CBS News started in 2015. On July 13, 2018, she has named the new co-host of the Saturday edition of CBS This Morning along with CBS correspondent Michelle Miller. She now works for CBS Sports and CBS Sports Network. Moreover, she is a regular contributor on NFL Today, and host of CBS’s We Need to Talk.
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Dana Jacobson Awards and Achievements
- She was honored by the Michigan Jewish Sports Foundation as one of their Hall of Fame inductees in October 2018.
- Received Edward R. Murrow Award in 2002.
- Received National Headliner Award in 1998.
Dana Jacobson Salary
Being one of the top journalists for CBS News, she receives an annual salary of about $150,000.
Dana Jacobson’s Net Worth
The veteran journalist has an estimated net worth of between $1 million- $5 million.