Britt Mchenry is currently a commentator for Fox Nation, Fox News’ 24-hour subscription channel. She is the host of a show on WTTG Fox 5 in Washington, DC.
Britt McHenry worked for ESPN before being fired in April 2017. McHenry worked as a correspondent for ESPN’s ‘Outside the Lines’, ‘SportsCenter’, ‘Baseball Tonight’ and ‘NFL Live’, among other programs. She previously reported for NewsChannel 8 and ABC’s Washington station, WJLA-TV, as a stand-in anchor and sportscaster.
The young American sports journalist had recently worked as a dugout reporter for Fox Sports San Diego. McHenry is a well-known figure in journalism who is often known to be embroiled in scandals and various controversies which tend to draw attention to her.
In fact, in one such controversy, ESPN once pulled her after a video aired in which she used vulgarity and swearing with a tow garage attendant. She was recently fired by the network, along with 100 other workers. Despite the various scandals that have engulfed her, McHenry continues to be adored by her fans, including those who follow her on the various social media sites.
Quick facts about Britt McHenry
|Name||Brittany May McHenry|
|Date of birth||May 28, 1986|
|Education||Satellite Secondary School|
Medill School of Journalism (Northwestern University)
|Height||5’6 inches (1.68m)|
|worked for||ESPN, FOX|
|Net value||$1.4 million|
|Social media handles||instagram Twitter Facebook|
Biography of Britt McHenry
Britt McHenry was born on May 28, 1986 in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey. UNITED STATES. She had her own experiences growing up as the daughter of an Air Force Lt. Col. She grew up in Satellite Beach, Florida, in the southern United States. In Florida, she graduated from high school in 2004, when he was 18.
McHenry, the daughter of an Air Force lieutenant colonel, was born in Mount Holly Township, New Jersey, and grew up in Satellite Beach, Florida, where she graduated from Satellite High School in 2004.
She was a four-year college starter with the women’s soccer team and was a teammate with Ashlyn Harris, the eventual United States Women’s National Team goaltender.
Britt McHenry Education
McHenry attended Stetson University and was a midfielder with the Hatters during the 2004 season. She also worked as a model for Wilhelmina Models during her college years. McHenry attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism after graduating magna cum laude from Stetson in 2007. She began reporting in Chicago, Illinois while at Medill.
Britt McHenry’s Brain Tumor
McHenry announced via Twitter on February 27, 2020 that she was diagnosed with a brain tumor on February 25 and that “surgery is inevitable”. On March 4, 2020, she underwent brain surgery.
Britt McHenry’s career
McHenry began her career as a sports reporter and fill-in anchor for ABC Television’s Washington affiliate WJLA-TV and its sister station NewsChannel 8 after graduating from the Medill School of Journalism. She returned to ABC 7 after two weeks as a dugout anchor on the San Diego Padres broadcasts for Fox Sports San Diego.
She left ABC7 in March 2014 to join ESPN as a desk reporter in Washington, DC. She has worked as a reporter for SportsCenter, Behind the Lines, NFL Live and Baseball Tonight, among other programs. McHenry announced his resignation from ESPN on Twitter on April 27, 2017, with the NFL Draft acting as his final assignment. Ed Werder, Jayson Stark and Jay Crawford were among those laid off as part of a 100-person layoff. McHenry reported on Twitter in May 2018 that she was fired for “being white and paying too much”. Britt McHenry contributed to The Federalist as a journalist.
Britt McHenry towing controversy
A video of McHenry physically berating and mocking towing employee Gina Michelle was posted on LiveLeak on April 16, 2015. McHenry later posted an apology on Twitter, writing, “In a high stress situation, I let my emotions get the better of me and said hurtful and regrettable things… I profusely apologize for my actions and pledge to benefit from them.
ESPN imposed a one-week suspension on McHenry following the incident. The towing company released a statement the next day saying it did not want McHenry suspended or fired as a result of his remarks.
Britt McHenry’s husband
Britt McHenry is not yet married.