Lindsay Czarniak Biography

Lindsay Czarniak is an eminent sports anchor and reporter from America. Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family life, achievements and fun facts about her life.

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Birthday: November 7, 1977

Nationality: American

Famous: TV Anchors American Women

Age: 42 Years, 42 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Scorpio

Born in: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States

Famous as: TV Anchor, Reporter

Height: 5'7" (170 cm), 5'7" Females

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Spouse/Ex-: Craig Melvin (m. 2011)

father: Chet Czarniak

children: Delano Melvin

U.S. State: Pennsylvania

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education: Centreville High School, James Madison University

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Lindsay Czarniak, born as Lindsay Ann Czarniak, is an eminent sports anchor and reporter from America who works for ESPN’s SportsCenter. She has also worked for other networks including CNN, WTVJ, WTEV-TV, WRC-TV and Speed Channel. Czarniak is also known for covering the Summer Olympics (2008) as a sportsdesk correspondent for NBC Sports as well as for hosting and pit reporting TNT's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. She has even worked as a co-host and reporter for NBC4’s ‘The George Michael Sports Machine’ and covered the 2006 Winter Olympics for the network. The American sports journalist was a former pit reporter for NASCAR Nationwide Series races. Talking about Czarniak’s personal lifestyle, she is a smart and classy woman who always has a smile on her face. Her charming personality and superb journalism skills are the reasons why millions of people adore her. Czarniak also boasts of a huge fan base on social networking platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

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  • Lindsay Czarniak started her journalism career as an intern for WUSA while still a college student. After this, she began her broadcasting career by working as a production assistant for CNN. Her debut as a news reporter took place while she was working for WAWS in Florida. Then Czarniak worked for WTEV-TV, Speed Channel, and WTVJ. In June 2005, she joined NBC4 and the following year, she became co-host of ‘The George Michael Sports Machine’.
  • After this, the American journalist covered the 2006 Winter Olympics for the network. Soon after, Czarniak became a pit reporter for the NASCAR Nationwide Series races. She then served as a pit reporter for the TNT's six-race Sprint Cup Series. On July 17, 2008, she was honoured at Reading Phillies’ Bowie
  • Baysox doubleheader where the journalist threw the first pitch. Following this, she left for China to cover the 2008 Summer Olympics. Three years later, Czarniak joined ESPN and made her SportsCenter debut in the month of August the same year. After this, she replaced Brent Musburger as the host of ABC channel’s coverage of the 2013 Indianapolis 500, becoming the first woman to ever host the telecast.
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Personal Life
  • Lindsay Czarniak was born as Lindsay Ann Czarniak on November 7, 1977 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA, to parents Chet and Terri Czarniak. Her father is a managing editor at and her mother has worked as a principal in Rose Hill Elementary School. She has a brother named Andrew Czarniak who is currently working for the U.S. Coast Guard.
  • Czarniak attended Centreville High School where she played field hockey and lacrosse. In 2000, she received her graduation degree from the James Madison University, majoring in online journalism. Talking about the American journalist’s love life, she married anchor and reporter Craig Melvin in 2011 and gave birth to their first child, a son, in 2014. On November 6, 2016, a girl child was born to the couple.
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