Meredith Marakovits Biography
Meredith Marakovits is a clubhouse reporter for the New York Yankees on the YES Network. She joined the network in 2012 succeeding Kim Jones. Her reporting has saw her earn five New York Emmy Awards.
While in high school, she played volleyball which saw her win a volleyball scholarship to La Salle University in Philadelphia. After college she joined the sports world as a reporter local Minor League Baseball side Lehigh Valley IronPigs, broadcasting on the Service Electric Channel. Soon she became a reporter for the team on local radio. She also reported on the city’s basketball team, the 76’ers on Comcast. In addition, she did a stint at SportsNet New York and was a contributor to WFAN radio and occasionally filled in on Comcast SportsNet New England.
Meredith Marakovits Age
Meredith is 39 years old, she was born in 1983 in Walnutport, Pennsylvania, United States. She celebrates her birthday on July 22.
How Tall is Meredith Marakovits
Marakovits stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Meredith Marakovits Education
Meredith attended Allentown (Pa.) Central Catholic High School and earned a scholarship to play volleyball at the NCAA Division I at La Salle University in Philadelphia. She graduated in 2005 with a degree in marketing and communication. In 2013, her high school inducted into Rockne Wall of Fame, for her athletic exploits
Who are Meredith Marakovits Parents
Meredith is the daughter of Dan (Daniel E.) and Sara Marakovits. Her father is owns a lawn business, Lehigh Valley Lawn Maintenance which he founded while still at Kutztown University. He was a basketball player playing small forward / power forward. He played for Miami (FL) Hurricanes in NCAA. He later worked as coach at Northampton High and was also an expert analyst at TV-4, Twin County Cable Television.
Meredith Marakovits Father
He played as a forward at Northampton. During 1968 and ’69 he helped the Konkrete Kids win the old Lehigh Valley League championship. In fact, Danny was all-league in 1969.
He attended Kutztown University, received a master’s degree in counseling and returned to Northampton as an unpaid assistant coach. In 1976, when the then coach retired he became jayvee coach, three years later when the coach retired, Marakovits became the head coach. He resigned midway through the 1980-81 season as he was suffering anxiety attacks.
Meredith Marakovits Brother
Meredith was brought up alongside her two elder brother, Justin and Danny. Danny is a former basketball player who played guard. While at the University of Miami, he played for the school team. He entered the 2004 NBA Draft but was undrafted. He is currently an Equities and Options Trader at Chimera Securities.
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What Nationality is Meredith Marakovits
Meredith is an American national of mixed ethnicity Slovak, Polish, Hungarian.
Meredith Marakovits Partner
Meredith is not married but it is not clear whether she is in a relationship or not. She keeps her dating life away from the public.
Meredith Marakovits Yes Network
Meredith is a New York Yankees clubhouse reporter for YES Network since March 2012. She reports on the team within the network’s Yankees game telecasts, pre- and postgame shows, Yankees Batting Practice Today and Yankees Hot Stove.
She also appears on YES’ special Yankees programming, contributes to YESNetwork.com and as a fill-in YES’ Brooklyn Nets reporter and pre- and post-game show host. In addition, she frequently appears as a guest on MLB Network shows such as The Rundown and MLB Now.
During her tenure at YES she has won five New York Emmy Awards while covering the Yankees and was named to the “Top Women in Sports” list by the trade organization Cynopsis in 2019.
Prior to joining YES Network, she worked for several Comcast SportsNet regional sports networks including SNY in New York, as an anchor and also contributed to SNY programs The Wheelhouse, Daily News Live and GEICO Sportsnite. At Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, she was a Philadelphia 76ers sideline reporter, as well as a contributor to Toyota Sportsnite. She was also a fill-in anchor at Comcast SportsNet New England.
She has also worked in radio covering the Yankees and Mets for 1050 ESPN, and contributed to WFAN radio in New York. She has also worked as a reporter for 950 ESPN Radio/97.5 the Fanatic in Philadelphia. While there she covered back-to-back World Series, contributed to ESPN and ESPNews, and appeared on MLB’s first reality series, The Pen.
Earlier in her career she worked at Lehigh Valley Ironpigs Television Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania; the IronPigs are the Phillies’ Triple-A affiliate as the pre- and post-game host and field reporter. She also covered the Reading Phillies (Double-A affiliate). She also workedas a sideline reporter for college football, basketball and indoor football broadcasts for Service Electric 2’s sports division.
Is Meredith Still with the Yankees
As of 2023, Meredith is still with the Yankees.
Meredith Marakovits Salary
Meredith earns an annual base salary of around $48,000. She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Meredith Marakovits Cameo
Her Cameo link is www.cameo.com/m_marakovits/booklive.