Profile / Wikipedia Information
- Emily Austen is an American sports reporter, journalist, and social media personality formerly working for Fox Sports.
- She was in news in June 2016 after a controversy, when Fox fired her after allegedly making racist remarks & comments, when she appeared on a BarStool Sports podcast.
Personal Life & Family Background :
- Emily has been out of the spotlight for some time after being let go from Fox News in mid 2016. In June 2018, she thanked her family & friends who supported her during the ‘Darkest days’ of her life & urged others to ‘Never give up.’
- Currently, she lives in Atlanta, GA and travels around as a motivational speaker to help out student-athletes in need.
- Emily is quite active on her Twitter page and regularly posts updates as well as snapshots of her speeches at various colleges all over America.
Early Life & Education :
- Emily was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. She has lived most of her life in the sunshine state.
- Always a fitness freak, she fell in love with track and field during high school and was on the school team for more than three years.
- After finishing high school, Emily attended Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton where she majored in Communication in Multimedia Journalism, and also received a minor in Spanish.
- Her love for track and cross country didn’t fade as she was a member of the Owls’ cross country and track teams for four years.
Job, Salary & Net Worth :
- Being an athlete herself, Emily had an easy time relating to other athletes and consequently sports journalism became her passion.
- During her time at FAU, she was the director and producer of FAU Sports Weekly.
- After graduating, Emily got a job as a production assistant at Golf Channel, where she worked for the next year.
- After leaving Golf Channel, she worked at Nexstar Broadcasting Group as a Sports Anchor/Reporter for a couple of years.
- Emily’s passion for sports and journalism was quickly noticed as she landed a job at the Boston Celtics, working as an In-arena Host/Reporter. During her time there, she was the Host and producer of Celtics 30-minute live pregame show, and also used to conduct interviews and post-game analysis.
- She was approached by Fox Florida in 2015 and soon became a Sideline Reporter. She also reported for Tampa Bay Rays games, pre and postgame shows up until 2016.
Fun Facts, Height & Trivia :
- Over her four years at FAU, Emily was awarded numerous awards for achievements in academics such as National Collegiate Honor Society, Golden Key International Honor Society, President’s and Dean’s List, Bright Futures scholarship recipient. She graduated with a remarkable 3.9 GPA.
- Her favorite editing software is Final Cut PRO and she doesn’t use any other software instead of Final Cut.
- She spent a study-abroad semester in Spain in 2010.
- According to her Twitter handle, Emily has never seen a Star Wars movie.
- Being a fitness freak, she loves working out and spending time in the gym, and her favorite cheat meal is a good old’ fashioned cheeseburger.
Body Info / Physical Features
Emily Austen Measurements :
- Emily Austen Eye Color : Blue
- Hair Color : Blonde
- How tall / Height : No confirmed information is available.
- Feet / Legs / Shoe Size : No confirmed information is available.
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
Personal / Home Details
- Married? : Yes
- Children / No of Kids : 1
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Nationality : American