Newman has also worked for NBC, having served as an events reporter for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Prior to joining the YES Network, Newman held a variety of sports broadcasting positions with the CNN networks from 1992 to 2002. She was an anchor for CNN Headline News, as well as an anchor and reporter for CNN/Sports Illustrated. Newman also reported for CNN’s NFL weekly in-season preview program, and appeared as a panelist discussing the NHL on CNN’s Burden of Proof. Newman also presented at the 1994 and 1996 National Hockey League Awards Ceremonies in Toronto.
In 2000, Newman hosted Turner Sports’ Emmy-Award-winning coverage of the NHL Atlanta Thrashers inaugural season. In 1994, Newman hosted CNN’s Goodwill Games Preview from St. Petersburg, Russia. Newman came to CNN from The Sports Network (TSN), where she worked from 1990-92 covering Major League Baseball, the NFL, the NHL and horse racing. Newman’s reporting there garnered a 1991 Sovereign Award for Outstanding Broadcast.
Newman earned a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Toronto.< return to announcers homepage