Lindsay Czarniak, is an American sports anchor and reporter. After spending six years with WRC-TV, the NBC owned-and-operated station in Washington, D.C., Czarniak joined ESPN as a SportsCenter anchor in August 2011.

Family and Personal Life:

Lindsay Czarniak's parents are Chet and Terri Czarniak. Chet has worked for the sports department at a Washington, D.C. based newspaper for 17 years before becoming the current managing editor of 

Terri is a former principal at Rose Hill Elementary School, a Fairfax County Public School, in in Alexandria, Virgina. Lindsay's brother, Andrew, is a 2005 graduate of the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Czarniak appeared in the 2000 independent action film Aquarius, in which she played a character named Mist. In 2009, Czarniak made a cameo appearance in the Chris Cooley-executive produced indie film, Ghost Don't Exist.

Czarniak married WRC-TV reporter and weekend anchor Craig Melvin on October 15, 2011 in Washington. He currently works at MSNBC. Czarniak gave birth to their first son in 2014.

 On June 16, 2016, Czarniak announced that she was pregnant again and made that announcement on the 6:00 p.m. ET SportsCenter before that night's Game 6 of the 2016 NBA Finals in Cleveland. She gave birth to her second child, a daughter named Sibby, on November 6, 2016.

Professional Career Growth:

Her career in the journalism started as a CNN production assistant. She has had countless experience then after. She’s demonstrated massive potential and versatility throughout in her career. She did her first on-air reporting for WAWS in Florida. She has worked with other channels like WTEV-TV and the Speed. Later, she also received an opportunity to work with NBC. She has covered 2006 Winter Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics for the NBC network.

Likewise, she has covered several sporting events in her career for different networks. She has also interviewed big names in the sports industry. She joined the nation’s largest sports channel ESPN back in 2011. She has covered evening preseason football games for the network. She has also co-hosts 6 pm Sports center.

She is thirty five years of age. But, she is as enthusiastic and beautiful as any woman in her twenties. She is married with her long term boyfriend Craig Melvin in 2011. He is the WRC-TV reporter. The pair has been married for two years and are going strong together. They both are in the same profession and thus understand the hardships relating the work. Both respect and love each other.

It is very less likely that these two would file for divorce any time soon. She does not have any children at present. She is working her way up in her work life and therefore she prefers to wait for kids. She is living a blissful life. She is attractive, she is talented and has valuable experiences of working with different channels. ESPN is capitalizing on her beauty and her skills. Her employers are happy with her performance. Lindsay is paid good amount of salary by her company. She is happy with whatever she is receiving from her employers.

Lindsay Czarniak - net worth and salary 2017:

Lindsay Czarniak net worth has a 3 million and annual salary  may be 1.3 million in 2017. In 2011, she was hired to work for ESPN, and in 2013, she became the first woman to host coverage of the Indianapolis 500.

Apart from her regular job of anchoring, she also enjoys acting. She has acted in few films. She appeared in the movie titled Aquarius which was released in 2000. She played the character Mist. Similarly, she has also shown her acting skills in the film, Ghosts Don’t Exist which was released in 2009. 

#TBT to the time I caught a mahi. Now we have to decide where it goes in the house #dailycatch #bigfish #dinner

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  • November 7, 1977
  • American
  • Sports Anchor
  • Craig Melvin (m. 2011)
  • 5 Feet 7 inches
  • No
  • Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Delano Melvin
  • Married
  • 3 Million
  • 1.5 Million
  • Lindsay Czarniak
  • White
  • ESPN
  • Centreville High School, James Madison University
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