Amanda Balionis Bio, wiki, Age, Career, Height, Weight, Family
Amanda Balionis, a native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is best recognized for her work as a golf reporter for CBS Sports. She has covered several major golf tournaments for the network. She previously worked at PGA Tour Live, Buy a Mulligan, and Trending on Tour. The sports journalist is also a Turner Sports digital contributor.
Amanda Balionis’ Early Years, Bio, And Education
Amanda Balionis was born in the United States, in the city of Pittsburgh. Her family and she grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Anthony Balionis and Dana Balionis are her parents.
Balionis has a close relationship with her parents. They greatly influenced her decision to pursue golf as a passion as a child. She had already played junior golf for a few years between the ages of 8 and 9. Amanda graduated from Manheim Township High School in 2004 and moved on to Hofstra University to pursue a degree in broadcast journalism.
Professional Career of Amanda Balionis
She began her media career as an intern with the New York Jets, ABC News NOW, the New York Islanders, and CBS2 while in university. Amanda worked as a reporter for the local Lancaster newspaper from 2008 to 2009, where she aired a weekly part and edited and hosted a variety of athletic programs.
Amanda then got a chance to work on television and began working for Verizon Sports as a Freelance Sideline Reporter. She started as a reporter for MSG Network in 2009, covering a variety of high school sports. In 2011, she interviewed for a digital position at PGATour.com. It turned out to be a fantastic opportunity for her to cover professional sports.
Balionis joined CBS Sport as a golf correspondent in 2017. She’s also worked on series including Trending on Tour, Buy a Mulligan, and PGA Tour Live, among others. On CBS, she covered a number of tournaments, including the Masters and the PGA Championship.
Balionis also contributes to Turner Sports’ digital platform.
Amanda Balionis’ Salary And Net Worth
Amanda Balionis, a sports writer, has amassed a considerable sum of money from her long career, estimated to be above $0.5 million by some web sources. Her current income ranges from $37,446 to $147,782 per year as a golf correspondent for CBS Sport.
Personal Life of Amanda Balionis
Amanda Balionis hasn’t tied the knot yet. She is also not officially dating anyone as of 2018. She has always chosen to keep her private life private.
Balionis is the delighted owner of Chorizo, a French Bulldog. Her Instagram account, which has 84.1 thousand followers as of September 2018, features many gorgeous images of her dog.
The native of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, now resides in San Diego, California, with her dog. The Pittsburgh Steelers are her favorite team. She is also involved in a number of charitable organizations, such as K9s for Warriors.