Kristen Ledlow

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Kristen Ledlow
Born (1988-01-18) January 18, 1988 (age 30)
Residence Atlanta, Georgia
Nationality American
Other names Kay-Low
Alma mater Southeastern University (Florida)
Occupation NBA Inside Stuff host, NBATV, NBA on TNT

Kristen Ledlow is an American sports anchor. She currently works for NBA TV as the host of NBA Inside Stuff, and is the first and only woman to be hired by the network.[1] She has also served as a sports anchor for HLN and CNN.[2]

Early life[edit]

Ledlow attended Christian Community School, then North Florida Christian School, playing basketball and volleyball, while running track and cross country. She attended Southeastern University in Lakeland, Florida, majoring in broadcasting and communications,[2] while minoring in business,[3] and graduated in 2010. She was an All-American volleyball player with the school,[4] and after games, she served as lead announcer for the men's basketball games.[5]

During her senior year, Ledlow was crowned Miss Capital City USA, and also finished third in the state pageant.[2]

Broadcasting career[edit]

After graduating from college, Ledlow became an anchor at WTXL-TV, hosting the Good News Show, while writing for the Tallahassee Quarterback Club and working on radio for ESPN Tallahassee, later becoming a sideline reporter for Florida State Seminoles football games. Afterwards, she joined CBS Sports Radio as a cohost of The Opening Drive.[2] On one occasion, she turned down an internship with ESPN to work in an athletic ministry.[3] In 2013, Ledlow joined WZGC as a host, working alongside Jason Bailey and Randy Cross.[5] She left the station on March 4, 2014.[6]

In 2015, Ledlow was hired by NBA TV as a host for NBA Inside Stuff alongside former NBA player Grant Hill.[5]

Ledlow participated in the 2014 NBA All-Star Weekend Celebrity Game for the East team, scoring twice in the first half.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ringering, Eric (August 12, 2014). "Kristen Ledlow – Not Your Typical Woman". KXTG. Archived from the original on April 3, 2015. Retrieved October 12, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c d Dunkelburger, Rosanne. "The 'Inside Stuff' About Pageant Queen, Sports Broadcaster and Tallahassee Native Kristen Ledlow". Tallahassee Magazine. Retrieved October 12, 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "Kristen Ledlow". Postweek-Stations. October 11, 2011. Retrieved October 26, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Our Own Kristen Ledlow Ranks At #43 On List Of Most Beautiful People In Sports". WGCL-TV. August 27, 2013. Retrieved October 12, 2014. 
  5. ^ a b c Truitt, Julian (April 15, 2014). "Kristen Ledlow: And Her Journey". The West Georgian. Retrieved October 12, 2014. 
  6. ^ Ho, Rodney (March 4, 2014). "Kristen Ledlow off 92.9/The Game's morning show". The Atlanta Journal Constitution. Retrieved October 14, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Arne Duncan and the East Win 2014 NBA All-Star Celebrity Game". Women's National Basketball Association. Retrieved October 12, 2014. 

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