Who is Malika Andrews?
Malika Andrews is an American journalist who now works as a reporter at NBA and also hosts weekday ESPN’s NBA today which is a studio show, at 3 PM covering the league nationally. Her hard work has been felt through appearing on various ESPN platforms like SportsCenter and ESPN Radio as well as ESPN.com.
Malika Andrews Date of Birth / Age
Malika Andrews Weight and Height
Andrews’s body measurements are currently not available although she is about 125 pounds in weight and has a height of 5 feet 6 inches on average.
Malika Andrews Parents and Siblings
Andrews is originally from Oakland in California where she was born. Her father is Mike who is a personal trainer. Malika’s mother Caren is an art teacher. Therefore through her there she is hence of Jewish descent and became a bat mitzvah in 2008. She grew to be a big fan of the Golden State Warriors. Malika was at one time expelled from Head-Royce School but joined a year-round therapeutic boarding school in Utah and graduated in 2012 at 17 years.
Malika’s younger sister is Kendra Andrews who covered the Golden State Warriors for NBC Sports Bay Area. However, she now covers the Golden State Warriors for ESPN. Andrews had worked at her maternal grandfather’s civil rights law firm for about a year prior to joining the University of Portland where she graduated with honors in bachelor of arts degree.
Malika Andrews Boyfriend/ Spouse / Husband
Andrews confirmed that she was living with her boyfriend in 2020 in New York City during the start of the pandemic. Additionally, Malika was able to study questions to ask the NBA Finals winner with her boyfriend before Milwaukee Bucks won the championship. However, Malika moved from New York City to Los Angeles in 2021 where she hosts NBA Today on ESPN.
Malika Andrews Kids / Children
Details regarding whether or not Andrews has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Malika Andrews Education
Andrews earned her bachelor of arts degree from the University of Portland after graduating with honors. While there she was able to serve as the editor-in-chief of The Beacon, which was the university’s student newspaper. Therefore, she was awarded by the Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, as well as the Columbia Scholastic Press Association for her excellent work.
Andrews received the Best Writer Award among Oregon college students in 2016. Additionally. she reported on a player who suffered a brain bleed who had crashed into a wall and hence the school put up padding to help prevent further injuries. Andrews had worked at her maternal grandfather’s civil rights law firm for about a year prior to joining campus.
Malika Andrews Career
Andrews is a reporter at NBA and also hosts weekday ESPN’s NBA today which is a studio show, at 3 PM covering the league nationally. Her hard work has been felt through appearing on various ESPN platforms. The platforms are SportsCenter and ESPN Radio as well as ESPN.com.
Malika’s first appearance as a sideline reporter was during the 2019-20 season at the ESPN World of Sports Complex in Florida. Therefore, she served as a sideline reporter throughout the NBA Playoffs hence becoming making her among the youngest sideline reporters ever for a Conference Finals telecast. Andrews was among the first reporters to report from the NBA’s temporary Florida campus.
This was after the league decided to resume the season after a 4-month hiatus brought by the COVID-19 outbreak. Before coming to ESPN in October 2018, Andrews served as a reporter for the Chicago Tribune for one year. Therebefore, Malika worked as a James Reston Reporting Fellow in the sports department at The New York Times.
Amongst her highlights from her newspaper career is traveling to Lake Tahoe as a team of journalists. This team was able to reconstruct events occurring between Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels. Additionally, Andrews has reported the Sonoma County wildfires and their impacts on the equine industry during the fall of 2017. Further, she covered a Super Bowl. She was able to look into how children’s gymnastics was affected by the Larry Nassar sexual assault case.
Andrews participates as a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and also is a member of the NABJ Sports Task Force Scholarship Committee. She was lucky to have been honored with the 2021 NABJ Michael J. Feeney Emerging Journalist of the Year Award.
How Much Does Malika Andrews Earn?
Andrews earns an annual salary that ranges from $80,000-$110,000.
How Much is Malika Andrews Worth?
As a reporter/host, Malika has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.