Jenny Taft is a familiar face to sports fans, but now she is set to get some international exposure as part of FOX Sports’ coverage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Taft is one of the reporters on the scene for the network’s coverage along with Rachel Bonnetta, Sergey Gordeev, Maria Komandnaya, Rodolfo Landeros, and Geoff Shreeves.
Taft graduated from Bostin University with a degree in broadcast journalism. She was also a member of the university’s women’s lacrosse team. Taft then began working for FOX Sports North in her hometown of Minneapolis. Eventually, Taft began climbing up the ranks at FOX Sports 1 beginning in 2013 where she served as an update anchor on the news desk as well as covering events like Supercross, the NHL, Stanley Cup Playoffs, MLB, and the women’s national team. Taft covered the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship, and now she is ready for the biggest tournament in the world.
Taft also serves as a fill-in co-host on FOX Sports 1’s “Skip and Shannon: Undisputed” and “The Herd,” while serving as a sideline reporter for FOX’s lead college football commentary team of Gus Johnson and Joel Klatt.
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