Michele Tafoya

Known professionally as Michele Tafoya, this American sportscaster comes from Manhattan Beach, California. She was born on December 17, year 1964.

Since 2011, Tafoya has been working as a reporter for channel NBC Sports. She had featured as a sideline reporter for the show “NBC Sunday Night Football”.

Tafoya had received a Bachelor of Arts degree in the field of mass communications, graduating from the University of California, Berkeley, year 1988, as well as a master’s degree in field of business administration, which she received in 1991, from the University of Southern California.

Tafoya has served as a host as well as a reporter for network KFAN-AM in the state of Minneapolis. She had primarily broadcasted for Minnesota Vikings and did University of Minnesota women's basketball reports and broadcasts. Tafoya had worked for network WAQS-AM in town of Charlotte. On this post, she went by the name Mickey Conley. Tafoya was the first amongst female analysts to have called the UNC-Charlotte men's basketball games.

Tafoya had also appeared at the Midwest Sports Channel, where she served as a host for Minnesota Timberwolves, and their sideline reporter. She was successful in her post as a commentator in play-by-play for women's league in Big Ten basketball, as well as volleyball.

In the year 1997, The American Women in Radio and Television had gave an honor to Tafoya with rewarding her a Gracie Award for her outstanding achievement for her calling of WNBA games, performed on Lifetime Television.

Tafoya had worked as a reporter and had the opportunity to cover the NFL’s shows for college football, which included the National Championship Orange Bowl. She also worked as a co-host with Al Trautwig of the Nagano Olympics in Nagano, in 1998.

Tafoya had joined networks ESPN and ABC Sports in year 2000, when her career started to progress increasingly. She went on to work for ESPN and ABC Sports,taking a spot of a sideline reporter.

She also appeared as a sideline reporter for network ABC Sports’ show called “Monday Night Football”,throughout 2004-2005. Tafoya served a co-host to the show “Mike Tirico Show”, that had amongst her most often spots to fill in as a guest host.

Stafoya joined ABC to cover for them the “Super Bowl XL”, held in Detroit. Here she appeared as a sideline reporter alongside Suzy Kolber. Tafoya has been performing as a sideline reporter ever since year 2006.

Tafoya was loaned to network NBC Sports for their coverage of 2000 Sydney Olympics. She had also served as a reporter for Rhythmic Gymnastics and women softball team.

In 2009, Tafoya was announced to host a radio show for WCCO-AM. Her show began to air on June 1, 2009, and lasted for three years, when it ended on January 27, 2012.


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