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May 31, 1974 |
Clinton, Iowa, US
|Alma mater||University of Northern Iowa|
|Occupation||TV announcer, sports reporter|
|Known for||NASCAR on NBC host|
|Spouse(s)||Phillip Kelley (m. 2010)|
Krista Voda (born May 31, 1974) is an American sportscaster who covers auto racing. Voda was a pit reporter for NASCAR on Fox and was the host of The Setup, the pre-race show for coverage of the Camping World Truck Series, as well as Trackside on Fox Sports 1 (formerly Speed Channel). She also was a fill-in sideline reporter for the NFL on Fox.
Voda began as a NASCAR broadcaster in 2003 as co-anchor of Totally NASCAR on Fox Sports Net. She was also co-host on NASCAR Nation when that show aired on Speed Channel. Before moving to FSN, she worked for various local television stations in Iowa and Kentucky, including WLEX, the NBC affiliate in Lexington. Among her first radio jobs was working the night shift at KROS AM/FM in her hometown of Clinton, Iowa.
In addition to NASCAR, she has covered college football (including the Cotton Bowl Classic), the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, the Kentucky Derby, the World Series, the PGA Championship, and the National Football League.
Voda lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and married Phillip "PK" Kelley on January 23, 2010.
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- "NBC SPORTS ADDS KRISTA VODA TO 2015 LINEUP". NASCAR. October 29, 2014. Retrieved October 29, 2014.
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