• Heather Dinich was born in Indiana, USA and is a sports journalist best known for her work with ESPN.
• She has a net worth of over $3 million and earns an annual salary of $90,000.
• She grew up with a strong interest in sports and developed her skills while reporting for the Washington Post and the Baltimore Sun.
• She covers college football play-off games and is the host of the program “Championship Drive”.
• Heather is active on social media, mainly using Twitter and Facebook to update followers on the latest college football news.


Who is reporter Heather Dinich from ESPN?

Heather Dinich was born on 25 October 1974, in Indiana, USA, and is a sports journalist, best known for her work with the television sports network ESPN. She’s also made contributions to numerous publications over the course of her career.

The Wealth of Heather Dinich

How rich is Heather Dinich? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $3 million, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism; she reportedly earns a current annual salary of $90,000, and as she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.

Early Life and Education

Heather grew up developing a strong interest in sports, and often watched sports on television alongside her father. She grew up with two siblings and she would often go to live games with them and her father. She was educated Pottsville Area High School and during her time there started reporting for the student newspaper, Tide Lines. After matriculating, she attended Indiana University in Bloomington, graduating with a degree in journalism.

Heather also entered an internship program with the Washington Post, on which she spent two years, covering college basketball games including the story of how coach Bobby Knight was fired. After completing her studies, she moved to Pennsylvania in 2002 to become a reporter for the Centre Daily Times, for which she covered Penn State football games, which led her to difficulties with then coach Joe Paterno.

ESPN Career

Dinich then moved to join the Baltimore Sun, with which she continued to develop her experience and skills as a sports journalist. She reported on football and men’s basketball games from the University of Maryland during her stay with the newspaper of three years, eventually leaving in 2007 to join ESP, initially as an Atlantic Coast Conference beat writer, going on to write blogs as well as game stories for the ESPN website. She would hold that position for around six years before she was assigned to cover College Football play-off games from 2013.

Due to the nature of her work, Heather can be seen travelling around the country to cover various college football games, broadcasting various National Championship Playoffs, and connecting with the biggest names in college football. She’s interviewed athletes, college football executives, athletic directors, and conference commissioners to get a layout of the college football scene. She is also the host of the program entitled “Championship Drive”, in which she serves alongside Mark Kay and Chris Cotter. She’s very active with several organizations as well, including the Football Writers Association of America, and Association for Women in Sports Media. During any free time, she’s a professional mentor at the University of Maryland.

Family and Personal Life

Heather is known to be very private when it comes to her personal life. She eventually married longtime boyfriend John Dutton in a private ceremony, and they now have three sons together, residing in Annapolis, Maryland. Due to how private she is when it comes to her family, a lot of people make the mistake of thinking that she is a single mother. According to various sources, she has a height of five feet seven inches and her natural hair color is black. She also has black eyes. Friends and colleagues often call her by the nickname HD.

Is Heather Dinich on Social Media?

Similar to numerous sports journalism personalities, Dinich is very active on social media, having accounts on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. She mainly uses her Twitter account to update followers on the latest college football news and she’s also posted information announced by numerous big names in the sport. She’s also covered other sports as well including horseback racing which can be seen on her profile.

She also does similar tasks on her Facebook page, often posting videos and pictures while she is covering college football games. She also posts pictures of her recent coverage of horseback racing events. She rarely posts any personal pictures as can be seen on her Instagram account but she does posts a lot of other pictures, mainly what she encounters while she is working. There are a few pictures of her with friends and colleagues though they are few compared to her pictures while on set or in the field.

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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