Matt Barrie Biography
Matt Barrie is a well known American journalist famous for being a sports media personality. He is currently employed at ESPN’s SportsCenter as a sportscaster since 2013. Alongside analysts Joey Galloway and Jesse Palmer, Barrie leads the pregame and halftime presentations for ESPN College Football Thursday Primetime in addition to his duties for SportsCenter.
He covered high school sports for the NBC-owned KXAS-TV in Dallas/Fort Worth, the CBS affiliate WLTX and Columbia, South Carolina’s WCOS before joining ESPN.
Matt Barrie Net Worth
Barrie has an estimated net worth of $700 thousand . His job career as a sports media personality has earned him a decent fortune. Having worked in the industry for quite some time.
Matt Barrie Salary
Barrie receives a respectable wage from working as a sports media personality. He receives an average annual salary of $60 thousand which translates to a monthly salary of $5,333.33.
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Matt Barrie Age
Barrie was born on December 20, 1989, in Scottsdale, United State. As of 2023 he is 34 years old. He celebrates his birthday on the 20th of December every year.
Matt Barrie Height, Weight & Body Measurement
Barrie stands proudly at a height of 5 feet 8 inches , he exhibits an exquisite balance in his physique. Weighing approximately 68kg (149lbs), his body measurements are an enviable 34-28-38 centimeters.
Matt Barrie Parents
Barrie was born in 1989 in Scottdale, Arizona, USA by his parents. His mother is known as Janelle Shea. However, he has not disclosed the names of his father and siblings.
Matt Barrie Wife
Barrie whose personal life has been intertwined with his commitment to his partner, Ashley Monts Barrie, has shared over a decade of companionship with her. Their enduring love story began eleven years ago and over the years, they have forged a strong and unbreakable bond that has weathered the challenges and joys of life together.
They met for the first time during the reporter’s stay at Columbia, according to a 2010 report from Dallas news. While their journey together has been filled with shared experiences, the couple has not yet embarked on the adventure of parenthood.
Matt Barrie Education
Barrie’s academic journey took him to the esteemed halls of Arizona State University, where he pursued his passion for journalism and communication. There, he embarked on a transformative educational path that culminated in him proudly receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism. His choice of major was a testament to his deep-rooted interest in the art of storytelling and the dissemination of information to the public.
To further underline the caliber of his accomplishments, it’s noteworthy to mention that Barrie was recognized for his outstanding contributions to the field of journalism and communication. His dedication and expertise in the realm of journalism led to a remarkable honor when he was inducted into the Alumni Hall of Fame at ASU’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Matt Barrie Career
Barrie’s media career began in Wausau, Wisconsin, where he spent a year working for WJFW-TV as the station’s Wisconsin Badgers, Green Bay Packers, and lead reporter. Additionally, he worked as a reporter and host for KSWO-TV in Lawton, Oklahoma. He formerly presented College GameDay on ESPN Radio before joining the ESPN staff. In 2018, he also made his hosting debut for the Scripps National Spelling Bee.
In addition to calling certain college football games on ESPN networks in 2019, Barrie works as a studio host for college football on Saturdays. He has also won three Edward R. Murrow journalism prizes and eleven Emmy awards during his time working as a journalist.
He worked an anchor and reporter for the weekend sportscasts, including Sunday’s Out of Bounds, at KXAS/NBC5 in Dallas from 2008 until 2013. Prior to being honored with the 2010 national and regional RTDNA Edward R. Murrow Award, five Lonestar Emmy Awards, including Sportscast, Sports Reporter and the “Salute to Excellence” NABJ Award, he also hosted live coverage of the Mavericks, Rangers, and Cowboys.
He lived in Columbia, South Carolina, from 2005 to 2008, when he worked for WLTX-TV as a sports anchor, reporter and co-host of the Matt and Tim Show on 1400-AM, the most popular radio program in the Columbia region. While employed by WLTX, he presented the Saturday Night Blitz and Gamecock Extra college football shows in addition to anchoring the Friday through Monday sportscasts and providing live coverage from the Independence Bowl in 2005 and the Liberty Bowl in 2006.