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Former NBC reporter Tafoya joins Salem Podcast Network

May 13, 2022

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Michele Tafoya

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Salem Media Group, Inc. announced today that Salem Podcast Network has signed former NBC Sideline Reporter Michele Tafoya to host a new podcast called “Sideline Sanity.” The podcast, which will air four episodes a week beginning Mon., May 23, will focus on life, politics, and world news.

Michele Tafoya is an award-winning sportscaster and political commentator. Michele recently announced her retirement as the longtime sideline reporter for NBC’s Sunday Night Football. Since her start with the network in 2011, Michele has won four Emmys for her work on the field in the Outstanding Sports Personality –Sports Reporter category and has recently been nominated a tenth time for the 2021-2022 season.

With a career spanning more than 30 years, Michele is a versatile talent who has covered nearly every sport, from the Super Bowl LII (2018) to the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio, Brazil. She has helped pave the way for the younger generation of women sportscasters and cares deeply about making a difference in this country. Tafoya received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communications from the University of California, Berkeley in 1988, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern California in 1991.

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