Julie Stewart-Binks

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Julie Stewart-Binks
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Stewart-Binks on the sideline at a U.S. Open Cup match in 2017
Born
Julie Stewart-Binks

(1987-04-30) April 30, 1987 (age 34)
Alma materQueen's University
City, University of London
OccupationSoccer/Hockey Sideline Reporter
Years active2010–present

Julie Stewart-Binks (born April 30, 1987)[1] is a Canadian journalist who has worked for Barstool Sports, ESPN, and Fox Sports.

Early years[edit]

Stewart-Binks was born in Toronto, Ontario, where she attended Havergal College. Stewart-Binks graduated from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, with a couple of undergraduate degrees. Stewart-Binks also graduated from City, University of London where she received her master's degree in international broadcast journalism.[1][2]

Career[edit]

In 2010, Stewart-Binks was hired as a program assistant at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. She also was a reporter for the National Hockey League team Toronto Maple Leafs.[2] In July 2011, Stewart-Binks was hired to the anchor desk by Fox Soccer Channel’s flagship program in Winnipeg, Manitoba.[2] She was also a reporter for CTV Television Network in Regina, Saskatchewan.[3]

Fox Sports[edit]

In June 2013, Stewart-Binks was hired by Fox Sports as a news update anchor role with Fox Sports 1 at the new network’s studios in Los Angeles, California.[2] Stewart-Binks also hosted "Fox Soccer Daily" a 30-minute daily studio soccer show, as well as reporting from the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi. She covered the MLS All-Star Game in Denver and also covered the MLS soccer match between Chicago Fire-FC Dallas.[4] In 2015, she became Fox's regular sideline reporter for their newly acquired MLS matches.

ESPN[edit]

In December 2016, Stewart-Binks was hired by ESPN as a sideline reporter for MLS and U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Team games. She also filled in as a sideline reporter on ESPN's College Football games. She became the first female reporter to call two straight MLS Cups with two different networks (FOX and ESPN).[5]

Barstool Sports[edit]

In 2017, Stewart-Binks joined Barstool Sports as the host of Barstool Breakfast on Sirius XM 85.[6] On May 16, 2018, Stewart-Binks announced she was leaving Barstool Sports Radio and would take some time off to contemplate her next career move.[7]

Fubo Sports Network[edit]

On September 9, 2019, fuboTV announced that Stewart-Binks would be hosting two new sports-oriented talk shows on fubo Sports Network, "Call It A Night with Julie-Stewart-Binks" and "Drinks With Binks."[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Who is Julie Stewart-Binks? A Fox hockey reporter, that's who". newsday.com. Retrieved December 10, 2016.
  2. ^ a b c d "Stewart-Binks's Bio". foxsports.com.
  3. ^ "Julie Stewart-Binks: The Pictures You Need to See". heavy.com. Retrieved March 10, 2015.
  4. ^ "Fox's Julie Stewart-Binks reflects on her coast to coast soccer summer". awfulannouncing.com. 18 September 2015. Retrieved September 18, 2015.
  5. ^ Nwulu, Mac (12 December 2016). "ESPN Adds Julie Stewart-Binks as Soccer Sideline Reporter". ESPN Media Zone. ESPN Media Zone. Retrieved December 12, 2016.
  6. ^ "Julie Stewart-Binks Joining Barstool [UPDATE]".
  7. ^ "Julie Stewart-Binks leaves Barstool in what was either a mutual split or a "release" depending on whom you ask". Awful Announcing. 2018-05-17. Retrieved 2018-05-17.
  8. ^ Spangler, Todd (2019-09-09). "FuboTV Unveils Lineup for Free Streaming Sports Network". Variety. Retrieved 2019-10-15.

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