Dana Jacobson Biography
Dana Jacobson is an American host, correspondent, anchor, and reporter working for CBS News. She joined the network in 2013 as a studio host for “Inside College Football” and “Inside College Basketball.”
Dana Jacobson Education
Jacobson attended Andover High School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Subsequently, she attended Valley High School in West Des Moines, Iowa, and graduated in 1989. From there, she joined the University of Michigan where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English and communications in 1993. In addition, she was a member of the Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Dana Jacobson Career
Jacobson serves on “CBS Saturday Morning” as a co-host. Her work regularly appears across CBS News platforms. She has conducted numerous news-making interviews including exclusive profiles with Tiger Woods and Kobe Bryant. Additionally, she has reported on a number of high-profile assignments including receiving special access to report from the USS Harry S. Truman to report on sailors reuniting with their families after months at sea and reporting on the sexual abuse cases uncovered at Ohio State University and The University of Michigan. She also anchored the Missouri Duck Boat accident in 2018.
Since joining CBS News, she has anchored on CBSN, CBS News’ 24/7 digital streaming news network and has served as a substitute anchor for “CBS This Morning” and “CBS This Morning: Saturday.” She has also fielded a variety of assignments including coverage of a profile of parents biking across the country to support Gold Star families, the efforts of two men to climb Mt. Everest, the ongoing investigation and aftermath of sexual abuse charges against former U.S. gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, and also the Winter Olympics in South Korea. She joined CBS News as a studio host for “Inside College Football” and “Inside College Basketball.” In addition to that, she has contributed to “The NFL Today” as a reporter and has served as a sideline reporter on the NCAA tournament since 2015.
Prior to that, she worked on ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and “ESPN First Take” as an anchor. During her working time at ESPN, she served as a reporter for NBA coverage. She was also part of the on-air team covering the winter and summer X Games. Her on-air journalism career job began in her hometown of Detroit, Michigan. While there, she worked for the CBS affiliate as an assignment editor. She turned her focus to on-air reporting and anchoring in Traverse City, Michigan, and Sacramento, California. During her time there, she Regional Edward R Murrow and National Headliner Awards for sports reporting.
Dana Jacobson Age
Jacobson is 51 years old as of 2022. She was born on November 5, 1971, in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, United States. Jacobson celebrates her birthday on the 5th of November every year.
Dana Jacobson Height
Jacobson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.
Dana Jacobson Family
Jacobson was born and raised in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. She was brought up in a Jewish family. She has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents. It is also not known if she has any siblings
Dana Jacobson Husband
Jacobson got engaged to Boston Celtics play-by-play announcer Sean Grande. They tied the knot on September 28, 2019
Dana Jacobson Net Worth
Jacobson has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned from her successful career as a host, correspondent, anchor, and reporter.
Dana Jacobson Salary
Jacobson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Throughout her career, she has received several awards and honors for her reporting and anchoring. In 1998, she won a National Headliner Award for sports reporting. In addition to that, she won an Edward R. Murrow award in 2000.
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