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Name  Rachel Nichols
Role  Journalist

Height  1.65 m
Spouse  Max Nichols (m. 2001)
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Full Name  Rachel Michele Alexander.
Born  October 18, 1973 (age 42) (1973-10-18) Potomac, Maryland
Occupation  Sports Reporter, Journalist
Notable credit(s)  NBA on TNT Unguarded with Rachel Nichols SportsCenter Monday Night Football Monday Night Countdown Sunday NFL Countdown E:60
Relatives  Mike Nichols, father-in-law (deceased) Diane Sawyer, stepmother-in-law Annabel Davis-Goff, mother-in-law
Family  Daughter of Jane and Ronald Jacobs
Parents  Ronald Jacobs, Jane Jacobs
Education  Winston Churchill High School, Northwestern University
TV shows  E:60, College Football Live
Similar People  Max Nichols, Michelle Beadle, Suzy Kolber, Erin Andrews, Bonnie Bernstein
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Rachel Michele Nichols (née Alexander, born October 18, 1973) is an American sports journalist who is currently an ESPN television host, sports reporter, and anchor. She currently hosts The Jump weekdays at 3:30pm ET on ESPN. Nichols also appears on NCAA Tournament broadcasts on CBS, sometimes paired with Verne Lundquist and Bill Raftery.

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Nichols began hosting Unguarded with Rachel Nichols on CNN in October 2013. The program was changed from a regular series to occasional special in October 2014. Sports Illustrated has called Nichols "the country's most impactful and prominent female sports journalist." She earned widespread praise for her tough questioning of NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in the wake of the Ray Rice scandal and for confronting boxer Floyd Mayweather on his history of domestic violence.

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Nichols previously worked for ESPN as a regular part of SportsCenter, Sunday NFL Countdown and Monday Night Countdown, as well as a regular on the network's NFL and NBA coverage. Nichols was also a correspondent for E:60 and worked as the sideline reporter on a number of Monday Night Football broadcasts. Prior to her time at ESPN she worked for the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel (1995–1996) and Washington Post (1996–2004), where she covered the NHL's Washington Capitals. She also became a recurring guest-host on the "Pardon The Interruption" (a.k.a. PTI) TV show and podcast (2016–present).

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Nichols was born Rachel Michele Alexander to a Jewish family, the daughter of Jane and Ronald Jacobs. She is a 1991 graduate of Winston Churchill High School in Potomac, Maryland and graduated from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University in 1995. She married film and music video director Max Nichols, son of film and stage director Mike Nichols, in a Jewish ceremony in Venice in 2001.

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She has been named one of Esquire's "Women We Love" and one of The Hollywood Reporter's "10 Most Powerful Voices in Sports Media." She was also named to Sports Illustrated's "Twitter 100" in 2013 and 2014 and to Sports Illustrated "MMQB 100."


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