Matt Barrie Biography
Matt Barrie is an American eleven-time Emmy award-winning sports anchor who is currently working at ESPN. He joined the ESPN team in March 2013 and currently serves as the co-anchor of the weekday at noon edition of SportsCenter alongside Sage Steele. In addition, he also serves as the host of college football and frequently hosts SportsCenter on the Road from various locations around the country.
Matt Barrie Career
He was named as studio host for college football on Saturdays in 2019 prior to also calling some college football games on ESPN networks. In addition, while he has been serving as a journalist, he has earned eleven Emmy awards and three Edward R. Murrow journalism awards.
From 2008 to 2013, he worked at KXAS/ NBC5 in Dallas where he served as an anchor and reporter hosting the weekend sportscasts inclusive of Sunday’s Out of Bounds. Furthermore, he also did anchor live coverage of the Mavericks, Rangers, and Cowboys prior to receiving recognition with the 2010 national and regional RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award, five Lonestar Emmy Awards, inclusive of Sportscast, Sports Reporter, and the “Salute to Excellence” NABJ Award.
From 2005 to 2008, he resided in Columbia, South Carolina where he worked at WLTX-TV serving as a sports anchor and reporter and also as a co-host of the Matt and Tim Show on 1400-AM which was the highest-rated radio show in the Columbia market. While he worked at WLTX, he anchored the Friday to Monday sportscasts, provided live coverage from the Independence Bowl (2005) and Liberty Bowl (2006), and hosted the weekly Saturday Night Blitz and Gamecock Extra college football shows.
His journalism career started in Wausau, Wisc where he worked at WJFW-TV for one year as the station’s Wisconsin Badgers, reporter, and primary Green Bay Packers. Furthermore, he also worked at KSWO-TV in Lawton, Okla where her served as a host and reporter. Prior to working at ESPN, he has also hosted College GameDay on ESPN Radio. In addition, he made his debut as host of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in 2018.
Scottsdale, Arizona is his native home. He attended Arizona State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Additionally, he was inducted into the school’s Alumni Hall of Fame in 2020.
Matt Barrie Age
Barrie is 32 years old as of 2021. He was born on December 20, 1989, in Scottsdale, United State.
Matt Barrie Height and Weight
Barrie stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 68kgs.
Matt Barrie Family
Barrie’s mother is known as Janelle Shea. However, he has not disclosed the names of his father and siblings.
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Matt Barrie Wife and Children
Barrie is married to Ashley Monts Barrie. The couple has been together for eleven years however, they have not yet been blessed with any children.
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Matt Barrie Net Worth
Barrie has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which he has earned through his career as a sports anchor, host, and reporter.
Matt Barrie Salary
Barrie earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Matt Barrie Social Media Platform
Barrie is very active on his Twitter, and Facebook page and he has 37k followers on Twitter and 7k followers on Instagram.