• Sarina Morales is a sports reporter and TV anchor with a net worth of over $1 million.
• She grew up in a supportive family and had a passion for sports from a young age.
• She began her career writing content for the website of "Seventeen" magazine before taking a job with Nike and National Geographic.
• She eventually joined ESPN and was part of the original launch team for SportsCenter AM.
• She is currently a host at Sirius XM radio, and is very active on social media.
Who is Sarina Morales?
Sarina Morales was born on 29 March 1986, in Connecticut, USA, and is a sports reporter as well as a TV anchor, best known for her time with SportsCenter AM, of which she was a part of the original launch team. Prior to her work there, she was a regular contributor to ESPN, and still serves in that capacity.
The Riches of Sarina Morales
How rich is Sarina Morales? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, earned largely through a successful career in sports journalism. She’s done field reporting, and also has experience with developing social media for the companies she’s worked for. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Career Beginnings
Sarina grew up in a very supportive family, with her parents being one of the reasons she was able to pursue a career in sports casting. At a young age, she was very active in various physical activities and sports, though details about her family are scarce. There are also no details regarding the education she completed prior to her rise to fame.
She started out as a daily content creator for the website of “Seventeen”, a teen magazine which focuses on the 13 to 19 year-old audience, and is geared particularly towards inspiring teen girls to become model citizens. After its debut, the magazine took a more romantic and fashion oriented approach with the goal of promoting self-confidence within teenagers. It has been in circulation for a long time, having been in print since 1944. Eventually, she started to gear her work towards more sports with her next career opportunities.
Rise to Fame
From “Seventeen”, Morales then gained a job with Nike, writing content for their website. The company is the largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel in the world, while also involved in the creation of sports equipment. It is ranked 89th during the 2018 Fortune 500 list of largest US corporations by revenue. Nike markets its products under its own brand, and with subsidiaries including Converse, Hurley International, and Brand Jordan, and also sponsor numerous high profile athletes and sports teams around the world. During her time with the company, Sarina covered the 2010 Winter Olympics which was held in Vancouver, Canada.
She also began working in the field of social media, hired by the company National Geographic to manage marketing for the Nat Geo Network as well as Nat Geo Wild. The company started out as a publication owned by the National Geographic Society which began in 1888, and contains discussions about culture, science geography and history. Eventually, the success of the magazine would lead to the creation of a television network in 2001, which is primarily owned by The Walt Disney Company. The channel features documentaries covering nature, science, history, and culture along with a mix of other types of programming.
Eventually, Sarina would join the major sports television network Entertainment and Sports Programming Network (ESPN), which is considered one of the most successful sports networks in the world, despite some criticism of its programming. It is available to over 200 countries, and reaches over 91 million paid television households. They also have regional channels in several parts of the world such as Australia, Brazil, and Latin America.
Sarina joined the network in 2015, and became one of the original members of the AM version of “SportsCenter”, which is the flagship program of ESPN, and now has up to 12 airings a day as opposed to originally only having one broadcast a day. The program features sports highlights of the day, along with reviews, updates, commentary, and feature segments from all over the sporting world, broadcast from studio facilities in Los Angeles, California, and Bristol, Connecticut. Aside from her broadcasts, Morales also served as a part of the social media team of ESPN in a similar role she had when working with National Geographic. She also continues to be associated with Nike as one of the company’s brand media ambassador, and has written articles and blogs for the website Nike Women. In 2017, it was reported that she would be leaving ESPN after her contract ends with the company. She mentioned that she is sad about leaving her dream job, and has since moved to the radio network Sirius XM as a host.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Morales is married and she has a child from that marriage, however, she prefers to keep information about her family and relationship away from the spotlight, not sharing a lot of details about them.
— Sarina (@sarina) March 15, 2019
Similar to numerous broadcast personalities and sports broadcasters, she is highly active on-line, having accounts on several social media websites. She has a Twitter account in which she follows several sporting events – she is a big fan of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and follows a lot of news about the league. She also shares some of her day to day thoughts through the platform. She has an Instagram account which posts a lot of personal photos, and after attending various sports events, she posts throwback pictures from time to time. She has a Facebook account which posts photos similar to that of her Instagram account.
Source: IMDb, Wikipedia