Who is Molly McGrath?
Molly McGrath is an American sports journalist. She serves as a sideline reporter and host for ESPN College Sports. Molly previously worked for FOX Sports 1 as a sports anchor and reporter, where she anchored and hosted America’s Pregame.
Molly McGrath Was Born in California
McGrath is 34 years old as of 2023. She was born to Deborah and Michael McGrath on June 6, 1989, in San Francisco, California, USA. She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.65 m).
Her father is of Irish heritage, while her mother is Mexican-Spanish. Patrick, her older brother, was a football player at Princeton University.
Molly McGrath Husband
McGrath married her husband, Max Dorsch on June 30, 2018. The couple celebrated their 5-year wedding anniversary in June 2023. The couple has two children including a son named Raymond Michael Dorsch V.
Molly McGrath’s Salary and Net Worth
McGrath earns an average salary of $200,000. His wages have increased significantly over the years that she has worked in mainstream media. She has a net worth of approximately $1 million.
Where Did Molly McGrath Go to College?
McGrath graduated from St. Ignatius College Preparatory in 2007. She also attended Boston College, where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Broadcast Journalism in 2011.
McGrath won the athletic director’s award for academic excellence each of her four years as Boston College’s cheerleading squad captain.
Molly McGrath’s Career at ESPN
McGrath’s courage and passion are what propelled her early career. She approached the sports director at Boston College, where she was a cheering captain, and asked if she could interview athletes and coaches for the college’s website, BCEagles.com.
These interviews assisted her in compiling a reel, which she utilized to land her first on-air position. She had internships at NESN and WHDH-TV while attending Boston College.
Soon after graduating, McGrath was employed by ESPN as a production assistant, where she generated highlights, recorded play-by-plays, and performed other support duties for a variety of ESPN programs.
Since July 2016, she has been employed by ESPN, where she covers college basketball and football on the sidelines for ESPN/ABC Saturday programs. She also often anchors College Football Live and College Basketball Live along with covering some games as a sideline reporter for the XFL on ABC.
According to her resume, McGarth also worked as a sideline reporter and host for college sports and the NFL with Fox Sports.
She hosted Celtics Now on Comcast SportsNet New England in 2012 and 2013 in addition to working for the Boston Celtics as an in-arena and web reporter at the TD Garden before joining Fox Sports. Additionally, she finished internships at Boston’s WHDH-TV and NESN.
McGrath rejoined ESPN in the summer of 2016 where she co-hosted College Football Live and covered college sports sidelines. She covered college football games for ESPN College Football Friday Primetime during the 2016 season Along with Mack Brown and Adam Amin.
McGrath was teamed with Todd Blackledge and Sean McDonough for the 2021 college football season. Additionally, she accompanied Holly Rowe on the sidelines for the College Football Playoff National Championship broadcast on television from Indianapolis.