Who is NBC Sports’ Andrea Joyce?
Andrea Joyce is a seasoned sports journalist from the United States. She works as a sportscaster for NBC Sports, a position that she has held since 2000. She currently anchors the NBC Sports Update and reports on gymnastics and figure skating for the network.
Andrea spent ten years with CBS Sports prior to working for NBC Sports. She began working for the station in August 1989 and she made her first on-screen appearance at the 1989 U.S. Open Tennis Championships.
She covered events such as the Final Four and the US Open Tennis Championships for ten years while working for CBS. In addition, she covered figure skating and the 1990 NBA Playoffs.
Andrea Joyce is a Native of Michigan
Joyce is 69 years old as of 2023. She was born on August 17, 1954, in Detroit, Michigan in the USA.
Andrea Joyce Graduated in 1976
Joyce graduated in 1976 from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications.
Is Andrea Joyce Still Married to Harry Smith?
Joyce and her husband, Harry Smith tied the knot in 1986. The couple has been together in marriage for a record 37 years and they have two adult sons together. Just like her, Smith is also pursuing a career in journalism.
Smith serves as a fill-in anchor for NBC Nightly News and reports frequently on different NBC News platforms. In addition, he provides a weekly story to the “Sundays with Harry” segment on NBC’s Today, which airs on Sunday mornings during the weekend edition.
Andrea Joyce NBC Sports
Andrea has covered several world-class events since the late 80s. She began working for NBC in 2000 and has covered a variety of sports at 14 Olympic Games, including the last ten.
She has covered the Olympics for NBC in the past in addition to gymnastics at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, figure skating and short track speed skating at the 2014 Sochi Winter Games, and speed skating at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City.
Along with her work on the Sports Desk, Joyce also covered women’s water polo and soccer in Sydney. She worked as a reporter for NBC during its coverage of the Olympic Swimming and Diving Trials in 2000. Additionally, she oversaw coverage of the NBA and WNBA for NBC.
Joyce made her ESPN debut as a reporter at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul. She co-hosted weekend and Opening and Closing Ceremony coverage at the 1994 Lillehammer Winter Games as well as the 1998 Nagano Winter Games for CBS.
In addition, Joyce hosted the CBS studio show for college football, the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship Final Four and title-game broadcasts from 1991–1994, and the 1990 Heisman Trophy Award show. She also hosted the early rounds of the 1991 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship and College Football Today.
Andrea Joyce’s Salary and Net Worth
Joyce earns approximately $200,545. She has worked in mainstream media for more than 4 decades and her wages have increased significantly throughout the years. Andrea has a net worth that ranges between $1 million – $5 million.