Meet Kristine Leahy, the newest blonde sideline reporter to get a gig as a March Madness sideline reporter. What do we know about Ms. Leahy (@KristineLeahy)? She professes to love animals and rap. When she’s not working for Turner or CBS, she’s seen at CBSLA or KCAL.
Kristine previously worked as a sports anchor and reporter for the Fox-owned station in Boston. Before that, she worked as a reporter for the Boston Celtics and as a host and reporter for the New England sports radio station, WEEI. Kristine earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism degree from Boston University where she was part of the team that created BUTV’s first sports talk show, which she co-anchored for three years.
In other words, Leahy, born and raised in Chicago, is about to become the biggest breakout star of March Madness. She’ll be working the games in Orlando on Thursday & Saturday.