Sports fans have two options for entertainment in their favorite sports. Either during the course of the game itself or afterward when a report is created. For the latter, the tedious task of retelling the events in a sporting competition between two opposing teams is primarily the job of the sports journalist. It is up to them to serve their report(s) in such a way that their listeners/viewers can enjoy it as if they had never experienced the event live. This alone is no easy task. It takes someone who is well versed in this profession to be able to repeat such a performance. One such person who does this well and also perfectly conducts the interviews before and after the match is Alanna Rizzo, about whom you will learn a lot in the following.
Alanna Rizzo – Biography, Age
Alanna Janel Rizzo is an American sports journalist and Emmy Award-winning sports reporter born in Colorado on August 8, 1974. She is therefore an American nationality and her ethnicity is allegedly North American.
While growing up, Alanna was enrolled at Sierra High School in Colorado Springs and graduated with her peers in 1993, and was accepted into the school’s athletic hall of fame. After graduating high school, Janel enrolled at the University of Colorado, where she earned a degree in International Business at the end of her residency. She then returned to continue her studies at the same college, and this time she chose to take a course in broadcast journalism. In 2003, Alanna Rizzo received her Master of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Colorado at Boulder.
Alanna Rizzo began her career in broadcast journalism as a sports presenter for CBS in Wichita Falls, Texas. After a few years, she started working as a reporter for Root Sports Rocky Mountain. During her work at the latter, Alanna Rizzo received three “Regional Emmy Awards”.
In 2012 she was hired by the MLB Network, which enabled her to achieve national recognition. At the network, Janel reported for a year (2012-2013) for shows like “Quick Pitch” and “International Talk”. Her exceptional coverage earned her a spot on the Los Angeles Dodger’s broadcast team on Spectrum SportsNet LA as its trademark sports reporter. Alanna announced that her job offer here in January 2014 was a surprise for her. Ever since she joined the American professional baseball team, she has consistently shown how exceptional she is as a reporter.
As for her parents, Alanna Rizzo was born the daughter of Maria Medina (mother), but her father’s name is still hard to find. However, we have collected some things about him based on the articles Alanna wrote about him on Instagram. One of these facts we know is that he is an adventurous person. The journalist adores her father very much, and on Father’s Day 2016 she wished him a happy Father’s Day with a photo collage. Similarly, Janel wished her Italian grandmother a happy centenary with an Instagram photo, which she published on August 30, 2018. The other well-known members of her family are her two brothers, one of whom is named Anthony Rizzo.
In case you are wondering if it is the same Anthony Rizzo who plays baseball for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB): Yes, it is the same one. We learned this from a Twitter post (@alannarizzo) that Alanna wrote on August 8, 2014, congratulating Anthony on his birthday. They are not only brothers and sisters, they have the same birthday and do the same sports. One as a reporter, the other as a baseball player.
Is She Married? Who Is Her Husband?
To the question of whether she is married or not and who her husband is, we have answers to both questions. Alanna Rizzo is a married woman and her husband is Justin Kole. The two became husband and wife sometime in 2013 after several years together. According to some reports, they started their relationship in 2006. They have been married since 2013 and continue to live happily together. Whether they have children or not, there is no such report that they have any.
Unlike his wife, Justin shuns publicity, but we know that he works as a hotel manager. He does not own/operate a social media account, as his wife has disclosed. This, therefore, made it extremely difficult, if not impossible, to obtain detailed and factual information about him.
Other Facts About Alanna Rizzo
Alanna Rizzo allegedly earns about 42,000 to 90,000 dollars annually as a sports reporter. Her net worth was then estimated at about $1 million with this income.
Without a doubt, she is a beautiful woman. Janel stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs 54 kg. She has dark brown hair and eye color.