Simone Eli Biography
Simone Eli is an American journalist working for WKRG as the sports director since January 2023. She joined the station in April 2021 as a sports anchor and reporter. Previously, she worked for WIAT CBS 42 in Birmingham as a sports anchor and reporter for 5 years.
Simone Eli Education
Eli attended Bowling Green State University after completing her high school education at Genoa Area High School. When she finished her studies, she became a graduate and attained a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism.
Further, she holds a Master’s of Education in Sports Administration from the institution. While there, she played on the D-1 basketball team. Further, the Falcons secured 3 Mid-American Conference Championships while she was playing. Also, they made the NCAA Tournament twice.
Simone Eli Career
Eli has worked for WKRG as the sports director since January 2023. She joined the station in April 2021 as a sports anchor and reporter. Further, she joins the station with over 10 years of experience in the Sports TV industry. For 5 years, she worked for WIAT CBS 42 in Birmingham as a sports anchor and reporter.
During her time there, she served as a co-host of “College Football Saturday.” Eli earned a Southeast EMMY for Best Live Sports Program in 2021. For her sports reporting and storytelling, she received multiple AP and ABBY awards.
She has traveled countrywide broadcasting SEC Football, Heisman Trophy Ceremony, College Football Playoffs, and the NCAA Basketball Tournament. For 2 years, she worked for KPRC in Houston, Texas as a sports anchor and reporter.
During her time there, she mostly broadcasted Houston’s professional sports scene and high school football. Her full-time TV career began in Mobile when she worked for WALA FOX 10 as Sports Director. While there, she broadcasted unforgettable college football games.
For instance, she covered the “Kick-6” and BCS National Championship Game. Her initial employment in the broadcasting business was when she worked for Buckeye Cable Sports Network in Toledo, Ohio as a TV analyst and reporter.
Simone Eli Age
Eli likes to keep her personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.
Simone Eli Height
Eli stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
Simone Eli Family
Eli grew up in Genoa, Ohio. Even so, 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 Eli has any siblings.
Simone Eli Husband
Eli has been married to Bart Sessions in July 2017. Sessions serves Alma Bryant High School as the head football coach. They have a son named James Pendleton Sessions. Pendleton was born in June 2022 and is a year old as of 2023.
Simone Eli Net Worth
Eli has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through being a journalist.
Simone Eli Salary
Eli earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Simone Eli WKRG
Eli is working at WKRG where she works alongside other famous anchors and reporters including;
- Peter Albrecht
- Rose Ann Haven
- Bill Riales
- Jessica Taloney
- Devon Walsh
- Chad Petri
- Dana Winter
- Cherish Lombard
- Drexel Gilbert
- Ed Bloodsworth