Who is Beth Mowins?
Beth Mowins is an American sportscaster. She is employed by Marquee Sports Network, ESPN, and CBS as a play-by-play commentator. In 2017, she started calling NFL plays from the sidelines and made history by being the first female NFL caller on nationally televised games. She was the first female play-by-play announcer for an NBA game on network TV in 2021.
Beth Mowins Was Born in New York
Mowins is 56 years old as of 2023. She was born on May 26, 1967, in Syracuse, New York, United States. She was raised alongside her three brothers and their father who was a high school basketball coach.
Beth stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Beth Mowins Education
Mowins attended North Syracuse High School in North Syracuse, New York, where she played soccer, softball, and basketball. She captained the women’s varsity basketball team at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, for two seasons.
Mowins received her bachelor’s degree from Lafayette in 1989 and her master’s degree in broadcast and digital journalism from Syracuse University’s S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications in 1990.
Beth Mowins Husband
Mowins married her husband, Alan Arrallando on June 30, 2019, at the Scripps Seaside Forum in San Diego, California. The wedding was attended by her colleagues and family members. Mowins and her husband have no children together but she is the stepmother to Alan’s son, Matt.
Beth Mowins Salary And Net Worth
Mowins earns an average salary of $76,768. Her job as a sports journalist has long been her primary source of income. Her wages have increased significantly in proportion to the roles that she has worked throughout her career. Beth has a net worth that ranges between $1 million – $5 million. She generates her income from her career as a journalist.
Beth Mowins Career
Mowins is an ESPN seasoned sportscaster and trailblazing play-by-play announcer who has called a wide range of sports. Her basic responsibilities include calling men’s and women’s college sports. In 2017, she called her first-ever NFL game as a woman, a first for thirty years.
In September 2017, she and Rex Ryan called the Monday Night Football doubleheader on ESPN that featured the Los Angeles Chargers vs. Denver Broncos match.
By doing this, she made history as the first female broadcaster to call an NFL game since Gayle Sierens did so for NBC 30 years prior in 1987. She was also the first female broadcaster to announce a nationally televised game.
Mowins started doing college football play calls for ESPN in 2005. She presently works the fall Saturday games alongside Stormy Buonantony and Kirk Morrison on ESPN and ABC. She is also a mainstay on ESPN’s men’s and women’s basketball schedules during the regular season.
Mowins has called NCAA Basketball, Softball, Soccer, and Volleyball Championships since joining ESPN in 1994. She has also served as the voice of the Women’s College World Series for over 20 years. Additionally, she participated in ESPN’s coverage of the Germany 2011 Women’s World Cup.
Apart from her role for ESPN NFL, Mowins covered four NFL games for CBS Sports in the 2017 NFL season. Since 2015, she has been the play-by-play announcer for Oakland Raiders preseason games, along with NFL greats Matt Millen and Tim Brown.