Former ESPN personality Brittany May “Britt” McHenry is well-known. Her charming personality has made her extremely popular in the sports journalism circle. She currently serves as a commentator for Fox Nation, the 24-hour subscription channel from Fox News. She is the host of a program on Washington, D.C.’s WTTG Fox 5.
Britt McHenry worked in ESPN before being laid off by in April 2017. McHenry worked as a correspondent for ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines,’ ‘SportsCenter,’ ‘Baseball Tonight,’ and ‘NFL Live,’ among other programs. She has previously reported for NewsChannel 8 and ABC’s Washington station, WJLA-TV, as a fill-in anchor and sports reporter.
The young American sports journalist had recently worked as a dugout reporter for Fox Sports San Diego. McHenry is a well-known figure in journalism who is often known for being involved in scandals and various controversies that tend to draw attention to her.
Actually, in one of these controversies, ESPN once removed her after a video emerged in which she used vulgarity and curse words with a towing garage lot attendant. She was recently laid off by the network, along with 100 other workers. Despite the various scandals that have engulfed her, McHenry continues to be adored by her fans, including those who follow her on the various social networking sites.
Quick Facts on Britt McHenry
|Name||Brittany May McHenry|
|Date of Birth||May 28, 1986|
|Education||Satellite High School|
Medill School of Journalism (Northwestern University)
|Height||5’6 inches (1.68 m)|
|Worked For||ESPN, FOX|
|Net worth||$1.4 million|
|Social Media Handles||Instagram Twitter Facebook|
Britt McHenry Biography
Britt Mc Henry was born on the 28th of May 1986 in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey. United States. She has had her own experiences growing up as the daughter of an Airforce Lt. Colonel. She grew up in Satellite Beach in Florida, Southern United States. In Florida, she completed her High school education in 2004 when he was 18 years of age.
McHenry, the daughter of an Air Force Lt. Colonel, was born in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey, and grew up in Satellite Beach, Florida, where she graduated from Satellite High School in 2004.
She was a four-year varsity starter with the women’s soccer team, and she was teammates with Ashlyn Harris, the eventual goalkeeper with the United States women’s national team.
Britt McHenry Education
McHenry attended Stetson University and was a midfielder with the Hatters during the 2004 season. She also worked as a model for Wilhelmina Models during her college years. McHenry attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism after graduating magna cum laude from Stetson in 2007. She began reporting stories in Chicago, Illinois while at Medill.
Britt McHenry Brain Tumour
McHenry announced via Twitter on February 27, 2020 that she was diagnosed with a brain tumor on February 25 and that “surgery is inevitable.” On March 4, 2020, she underwent brain surgery.
Britt McHenry’s Career
McHenry started her career as a sports reporter and fill-in anchor for WJLA-TV, ABC Television’s Washington affiliate, and its sister station NewsChannel 8 after graduating from the Medill School of Journalism. She returned to ABC 7 after two weeks as a dugout anchor on San Diego Padres telecasts for Fox Sports San Diego.
She left ABC7 in March 2014 to join ESPN as a bureau reporter in Washington, D.C. She worked as a reporter for SportsCenter, Behind the Lines, NFL Live, and Baseball Tonight, among other programs. McHenry announced her resignation from ESPN on Twitter on April 27, 2017, with the NFL Draft acting as her final assignment. Ed Werder, Jayson Stark, and Jay Crawford were among those laid off as part of a 100-person layoff. McHenry reported on Twitter in May 2018 that she was fired because she “was white and paying too much.” Britt McHenry has contributed to The Federalist as a journalist.
Towing controversy of Britt McHenry
A video of McHenry physically berating and mocking a tow lot employee, Gina Michelle, was posted on LiveLeak on April 16, 2015. Later, McHenry posted an apology on Twitter, writing: “In a high-stress situation, I let my emotions get the better of me and said some hurtful and regrettable things… I apologise profusely for my actions and pledge to benefit from them.”
ESPN levied a one-week suspension on McHenry as a result of the incident. The towing company issued a statement the next day that it did not want McHenry to be suspended or fired as a result of her remarks.
Britt McHenry Husband
Britt McHenry is not yet married.