Should only the supposedly knowledgeable male populace take up television reporting in the discipline of sports? Kacie McDonnell does not believe so! She has taken up the challenge quite boldly & been a great success!
Personal Life, Parents & Family Background :
- Kacie was born on July 30, 1990, to parents – Michelle and Ken McDonnell.
- Her hometown is Pottsville, Pennsylvania.
- She has two siblings – Isabelle McDonnell and Lochlan McDonnell.
- Kacie is a former hockey player.
- Since 2015, she has been dating Eric Hosmer, a professional baseball player. In October 2020, the couple got engaged. Hosmer is a multi-millionaire, having signed a $144 million deal with the The San Diego Padres in early 2018.
- Earlier, Kacie has been romantically linked to a number of partners including the ex-quarterback of the Minnesota Vikings, Christian Ponder (2011); the Phillies pitcher, Jonathan Pettibone (2013); and the quarterback for the Chiefs, Aaron Murray (2014).
College & Education :
- Kacie graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Specializations in Journalism & Media Production from Villanova University, in May 2012. Villanova awarded her a Curvey scholarship.
- Kacie was a member of the Tri-Delta Sorority.
- She was crowned Miss Teen Pennsylvania International in 2008.
- She was the first runner-up at the national competition held in Chicago.
- Kacie achieved this by collaborating with Silver Ring Thing” and performing on the platform of teen abstinence.
TV Career, Salary & Net Worth :
- In 2012, Kacie started her career as the traffic anchor for the Fox 29’s morning news program & Good Day Philadelphia show. She also engaged in sideline reporting, whenever football season came round.
- Kacie also hosted The Trend, which offered a minute-by-minute account of trends across the worldwide web.
- Thereafter, veteran anchor Mike Jerrick needed a co-anchor for his show, Good Day Philadelphia. Kacie filled the gap perfectly!
- In 2014, Kacie moved to Kansas City from Philadelphia to work for KSHB-TV. Here, she started off in the role of traffic reporter for their show, 41 Action News, every weekday morning.
- In February 2015, the soccer team Sporting Kansas City offered her two roles. Kacie would be sideline reporter, as well as pre-game and post-game host. Kacie quit her job in 2016
- Later, she was a part of the Turner Sports team.
- As of 2019, she is a reporter/anchor for NESN on the East Coast.
Interesting Facts & Trivia :
- Although Jessup occasionally travels outside of London for her work, she does travel for pleasure & has visited places such as Singapore and Oz for vacation.
- She also happens to have an eclectic taste in music and often frequents music festivals in the UK.
- Some of her favorite musicians and music groups are Tommy T and the Belletones, Tom Billington, and Mohair.
Kacie has acquired multiple interests over the years, despite being enchanted with the sporting arena ever since childhood! She is indeed a living example of ‘dream fulfillment’!
Kacie McDonnell Measurements :
- Eye Color : Brown
- Haircut / Hair Color : Brown
- How tall is Kacie McDonnell Height : 5′ 3″
- Feet / Legs / Shoe Size : 7.5
- Pregnant ? : Currently, she is not expecting a baby.
- Married? : No
- Children / No of Kids : –
- Ethnicity / Origin / Heritage / Race : White
- Nationality : American