Melanie Newman Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, MLB Network, Husband, Net Worth, and Twitter

Melanie Newman is an American radio and television play-by-play broadcaster working for MLB. She joined the MLB broadcast team in 2020.

Melanie Newman Biography

Melanie Newman is an American radio and television play-by-play announcer working for MLB Network. She joined the MLB broadcast team in 2020, after previously working for Salem Red SoxSalem.

Melanie Newman Career

Newman pursued her broadcast journalism at Troy University and graduated in 2013. It was while in school that she started her career in broadcasting. She called softball and baseball games in addition to serving as the play-by-play announcer for Troy’s volleyball team. She spent many years as a Minor League Baseball game caller, working at both High-A and Double-A levels. In addition to being the play-by-play announcer for the Frisco RoughRiders, Newman was a sideline reporter for Fox Sports Southwest. She worked as a play-by-play broadcaster for the Salem Red Sox in 2019 and joined Suzie Cool to form the first all-female broadcast team in professional baseball.

Newman joined the MLB broadcast staff in 2020. However, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic delaying the MLB season, she debuted on August 4, 2020, making history as the first female caller of an Orioles regular season game while working as a radio broadcaster. In addition, Newman worked as a studio host and sideline reporter for Orioles TV shows. On July 20, 2021, Newman called the Baltimore Orioles vs. Tampa Bay Rays game for YouTube as the play-by-play announcer for the first all-female broadcast team.

On September 29, 2021, Newman alongside Jessica Mendoza, called an ESPN game between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres, which was the first MLB game to be called by an all-female broadcast team that was broadcast nationally. Moreover, Newman called plays for Apple TV+ Friday Night Baseball during the 2022 MLB season. Newman was amongst the three commentators for the BBC when the MLB’s London Series took place in 2023.

Melanie Newman Salary

Newman earns an annual salary of about $47,000-$120,000.

Melanie Newman Net Worth

Newman has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as a broadcaster.

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Melanie Newman Age

Newman was born Melanie Lynne Newman on May 27, 1991, in Woodstock, Georgia, United States. She is 32 years old as of 2023 and she celebrates her birthday on the 27th of May every year.

Melanie Newman Height and Weight

Newman stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches and weighs 50 kg.

Melanie Newman Family

Newman was raised in a family that loved sports and watched baseball games with her parents. Her father, Mike Newman was a baseball fan but the 1994 MLB strike doused his enthusiasm for the sport and he supported her to pursue a career as a baseball broadcaster. However, In early 2022, Mike passed away due to health-related issues. She has a sister named Stephanie Newman. Melaine‚Äôs grandfather was Lt. Col. Frank Newman and her maternal grandfather Henderson also served in Korea. She has not disclosed her mother’s name. This information will be updated when available.

Melanie Newman Husband and Children

Newman is currently in a relationship with her boyfriend, Andrew Dunlap, a Caddy at Bushwood Golf Club. The pair began dating in November 2019 and have been enjoying their relationship for the past three years.

Melanie Newman Social Media Platform

Newman is very active on her Twitter and Instagram pages. She has 33.1k followers on Twitter and 27.1K followers on Instagram.

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