Halftime Host and Sideline Reporter
Jill Arrington currently serves as CBS Television Network’s lead sideline reporter for college football and reporter on “The NFL Today” show. She began working with CBS Sports in September 2000.
Arrington returns in 2001 as sideline reporter of TNN’s coverage of the Arena Football League. She hosts the live halftime show for the AFL on TNN and provides sideline reports the AFL’s national weekly games. As her popularity has grown she was voted (in a Playboy.com poll in January 2001) the Sexiest Sportscaster in America.
In the 1999 season, Arrington served as host of Fox Sports “NFL Under the Helmet,” a weekly syndicated television show about the NFL and music. Arrington also did sideline reporting for various Fox Sports’ coverage including “Fox NFL Sunday” and women’s professional tennis tournaments. Also in 1999, Arrington worked as afternoon and evening anchor of “reportertv.com,” a daily Internet entertainment business news show.
From 1998-1999, Arrington worked as a reporter and segment producer for Paramount’s national weekly syndicated television program “Real TV.” For five years, she was the health and fitness correspondent and producer for Alton Entertainment’s “Main Floor,” a national and international weekly syndicated television program featuring segments about fashion, beauty, health and the entertainment industry. Arrington also worked as a production assistant at CNN in 1993.
Arrington graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science from the University of Miami in 1994 where she played on the varsity tennis team and was voted the Orange Bowl Princess. She was raised in Conyers, Ga. and currently resides in Beverly Hills, Ca.