Melanie Newman Bio, Age, Height, MLB Network, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Melanie Newman Bio, Wiki

Melanie Newman is an American radio and television play-by-play broadcaster working for MLB Network, serving as a Host, Reporter, and Play-By-Play Announcer. She has been working with this station since 2021.

Melanie Newman Age

Newman is 32 years old as of 2023. She was born Melanie Lynne Newman in Woodstock, Georgia, the United States on the 27th of May 1991.

Melanie Newman Height/Measurements

Newman stands approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1. 75 ) and weighs around 65 kg.

Melanie Newman Education

For her education, Melanie enrolled at Troy University where she majored in broadcast journalism and graduated in 2013.

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Melanie Newman Career

Newman works for MLB Network, as a Host, Reporter, and Play-By-Play Announcer. She serves as a play-by-play announcer for “Friday Night Baseball” on Apple TV+ and an MLB Network studio host. With her position on “Friday Night Baseball,” Newman is the second female to lead play-by-play obligations for a national broadcast team after Suzyn Waldman held that position for The Baseball Network in 1994 and 1995.

In 2021, Melanie contributed to MLB Network when she called the MLB Network Showcase telecast featuring the Chicago Cubs at Chicago White Sox that August. In August 2021, she served as the play-by-play broadcaster for the first-ever, all-female MLB broadcast when the Orioles visited the Tampa Bay Rays in the MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube, which was produced by MLB Network.

Melanie joined the Orioles’ broadcast team in 2020 and became the first female in franchise record to do a play-by-play for a game, when she visited the Miami Marlins at Orioles on Aug. 4, 2020, on the Orioles Radio Network. At the time, she joined Jenny Cavnar, Suzyn Waldman, and Gayle Gardner as females who have managed play-by-play duties in MLB. Since 2020, Melanie has served a variety of functions for the Orioles broadcast team, including hosting pre- and postgame coverage, plus in-game reporter duties. In September 2021, she also was a member of the first-ever all-female broadcast team for an ESPN baseball broadcast when the Los Angeles Dodgers competed against the San Diego Padres.

Before joining the MLB Network and the Orioles broadcast teams, Newman served as a broadcaster for the Salem Red Sox of the Boston Red Sox organization in 2019, followed by time with the Frisco RoughRiders of the Texas Rangers organization in 2018. Her profession commenced at Troy University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism, Leadership, and Sports Information, and acted as the play-by-play voice of the Troy University women’s volleyball, baseball, and softball teams on TrojanVision TV (2010-13).

Following her time at Troy, Melanie then shifted to the Atlantic Sun Conference (2012-14), providing sideline obligations, prior to joining the Texas Collegiate League as a broadcaster and on-field emcee (2014). She thereafter served as the pre-game host, on-field host, and away game co-broadcaster for the Mobile BayBears of the Arizona Diamondbacks organization (2014-15). Melanie has also contributed to the Big South Conference, Liberty Flames Sports Network on ESPN+, GameDay Radio Network, and other sports telecasts on the ACC Network. She will continue her broadcast work covering the Orioles Radio Network and the Orioles for MASN.

Melanie Newman’s Net Worth

In Melanie’s career as a sportscaster, she was able to amass a net worth between $ 1 Million and $ 3 million

How Much Does Melanie Newman Earn?

Melanie acquires annual earnings that range between $ 97, 965, and $ 184, 895.

Melanie Newman’s Parents and Siblings

Newman was born and raised to parents in Woodstock, Georgia, the United States, in the United States. She is the daughter of Mike (father) and his wife. Her dad enrolled at Auburn University and was a huge Tigers football fan and season ticket holder. Melanie also has a younger sister named Stephanie Newman. Growing up, she and her sister spent many Saturdays of their youth with their mom and dad, driving the two hours each way to Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Melanie Newman Husband

Newman is currently in a romantic relationship with Andrew Dunlap, a Caddy at Bushwood Golf Club. She met Andrew on the dating app Bumble.

Melanie Newman MLB Network

Newman works at MLB Network, where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Kelly Nash
  2. Yonder Alonso
  3. Greg Amsinger
  4. Ruben Amaro, Jr.
  5. A.J. Andrews
  6. Alex Avila
  7. Ron Darling
  8. Ryan Dempster
  9. Mark DeRosa
  10. Robert Flores
  11. Cliff Floyd
  12. Peter Gammons
  13. Lauren Gardner
  14. Jon Heyman
  15. Brian Kenny
  16. Al Leiter
  17. Mike Lowell
  18. Keiana Martin
  19. Pedro Martinez
  20. Cameron Maybin
  21. Kevin Millar
  22. Jon Morosi
  23. Dan O’Dowd
  24. Jake Peavy
  25. Hunter Pence
  26. Carlos Peña
  27. Bo Porter
  28. Albert Pujols
  29. Harold Reynolds
  30. Bill Ripken
  31. Alanna Rizzo
  32. Christopher Russo
  33. Siera Santos
  34. Xavier Scruggs
  35. Lauren Shehadi
  36. Joel Sherman
  37. Jim Thome
  38. Matt Vasgersian
  39. Adnan Virk
  40. Tom Verducci
  41. Chris Young
  42. Jayson Stark
  43. Dan Plesac
  44. Matt Yallof
  45. Bob Costas

Melanie Newman Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Newman is vocal on her social media accounts, where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 32.6K Followers 17K followers on her Facebook page, and 26.8K followers, on her Instagram account.