Melanie Collins is currently an NFL sideline reporter for CBS Sports, and the host of Big Break and Driver vs. Driver on Golf Channel. She is also a fill-in host for SportsNation on ESPN.
Before being promoted to the NFL, Melanie served as a sideline reporter for College Football and College Basketball on CBS Sports Network. She was the face of Yahoo! Sports where her assignments included reporting from all major sporting events across the globe, such as the Winter Olympics, FIFA World Cup, Super Bowl, NCAA Football National Championship, Stanley Cup Playoffs, NCAA Basketball Final Four, NFL Draft, NBA Finals, and the World Series. She was also the host of the weekly show Fantasy Football Live.
Prior to joining Yahoo! Sports, Collins covered the NBA for NBA-TV and Turner Sports, College Football and Basketball for the Big Ten Network and Total College Sports, as well as Major League Baseball for MLB.com. She’s also contributed to and hosted segments on Good Morning America, Inside Edition, CSN Bay Area, NBC Sports Network, PGA.com, Nascar.com and E! News.
A graduate of the John Curley Center for Sports Journalism at The Pennsylvania State University, Melanie has a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and is currently earning a second degree in Interior Design from the New York Institute of Art and Design. In her spare time, she enjoys golfing, yoga, boxing, tennis, water sports, snowboarding, traveling, interior decorating, wardrobe styling, make-up artistry and spending time with her family and two pit bulls, Nixon and Snoop.