Meredith Marakovits

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Meredith Marakovits

Meredith Marakovits in 2012
BornMeredith Marakovits
(1983-07-22) July 22, 1983 (age 29)
Walnutport, Pennsylvania
OccupationSportscaster
Years active2008-Present
 
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Meredith Marakovits

Meredith Marakovits in 2012
BornMeredith Marakovits
(1983-07-22) July 22, 1983 (age 29)
Walnutport, Pennsylvania
OccupationSportscaster
Years active2008-Present

Meredith Marakovits (born July 22, 1983) is the New York Yankees clubhouse reporter for the YES Network. She succeeded Kim Jones, who left the network after the 2011 season. Marakovits will report on the team within the network’s Yankees game telecasts, pre- and post-game shows, and the Yankees Batting Practice Today show. Marakovits will also appear on the network's special Yankees programming and will contribute to the YESNetwork.com web site.[1] Marakovits was named one of the 25 Hottest Women in Sports Media by BleacherReport.com in Oct. 2011.[2]

Marakovits had been working as a sideline reporter for the Philadelphia 76ers on Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia. Her last 76ers broadcast was on April 4, 2012.[3] Her previous experience also includes stints as an anchor for SportsNet New York (SNY); contributor for WFAN (660 AM) radio in New York, N.Y.;[4] contributor on SNY programs The Wheelhouse, The Daily News Live, and Geico Sportsnite;[5] and fill-in anchor on Comcast SportsNet New England.[6]

Marakovits covered the New York Yankees as a reporter for 1050 ESPN Radio in New York in 2010. Before her move to New York, she served as the Philadelphia Phillies beat reporter for 97.5 The Fanatic/950 ESPN Radio. 

Before her work in Philadelphia, Marakovits also served as the pre- and post-game host and sideline reporter for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (The Philadelphia Phillies' AAA affiliate) Television Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania, which was operated by Service Electric Cable TV and Communications.[7] Marakovits also worked for Service Electric's 2 Sports division as a sideline reporter for college football, indoor football, and college basketball broadcasts.

Marakovits earned a scholarship to play NCAA Division I volleyball at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. She also is a graduate of Central Catholic High School in Allentown, PA.[8]

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