About Renee Washington

Renee Washington: Anchor and Reporter Reel

Hometown: 
Ewing, New Jersey
 
High School:
The Pennington School 10'

Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations with a Dual Minor in Spanish & Psychology:
La Salle University 14'

Masters of Business Administration (MBA) in Educational Leadership: 
Lehigh University 16'

Anchor

Analyst

Coach

Volunteer

Model

Speaker

Author

Former Three-Time Division 1 Soccer All-American

Hall of Fame Soccer Player 

Hello there, meet Renee Washington!

She works with ESPN as a sideline reporter and analyst for College Athletics in the Ivy League, American Athletic Conference, and more! She also works with MLB Bro as a host of 'Swingin & Missin'. Renee has worked as a reporter in the NBA, WNBA, NFL, MLB, MLS, NCAA, AFL, NLL, in a variety of roles.

She has been fortunate to wear many hats. She works as a model and author with some big projects in progress. Renee has launched her own businesses. In December of 2020, she launched an organization "Planted, Not Buried" focused on providing a supportive, inspiring network for professionals. PNB focuses on the concept that we have not been forgotten, rejected, or failed but have actually been planted as we prepare to step into our winning season. The organization holds regular virtual networking events, with more exciting opportunities for growth and collaboration coming in the future.

In April 2020 she launched an interior design company around her hobby of decorating called "SPACE by Design"

Renee is a former three-time all-American soccer player at LaSalle University. She helped lead her team to its first-ever conference tournament championship and NCAA tournament appearance, graduated in 3.5 years with two A-10 championships and three NCAA appearances. Renee is currently the second highest goal scorer and the third highest points holder in women's soccer program history for goals and assists. In 2014, Renee was nominated for NCAA Woman of the year and finished in the top 50.

 

She also played professionally with SkyBlue FC for a short time before hanging up her cleats to pursue her master's degree and coach women's soccer at Lehigh University. While at Lehigh, she worked in the Sports Media department covering games and creating media content for the athletics website. Additionally, she has received on-camera script reading experience, runway work, and modeling work with Image International, a modeling agency in the Lehigh Valley that worked with personalities such as Amanda Seyfried. For details on Renee's career experience, videos, articles, recommendations , her nonprofit work, and more scroll through the website.

Welcome to her page!!

-Renee Washington

Skills:

 

  • Strong Written Communication

  • Outgoing personality and charisma

  • Ability to edit media through programs like Final Cut Pro, InDesign and Photoshop

  • Values strong internal and external relationships with clients, stakeholders, and coworkers

  • Years of working in Microsoft Office products, website management, and social media for business

  • Editing and proofreading experience

  • Knowledge of AP news style and journalism

  • Worked independently and on teams

  • Understanding of production work in live streaming, camera work, and game coverage

  • Experience in script writing, impromptu work, and interviewing

  • Ability to multitask and handle hectic schedules

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Previously:

  • WNBA as a content creator and host

  • Fox Sports contributor- Washington Mystics and the Washington Wizards

  • Hosted a live weekly digital show, Beyond the Headlines with Renee Washington on Fox Sports Radio

  • Fill-in anchor for the Philadelphia Union games where she hosted the pregame, halftime, and post game shows

  • Washington Football Team anchor hosting weekly shows such as "The Players Club"

  • Hosted "Redefining Us with Renee Washington" discussing ways to break stereotypes around race and gender with guests

  • Hosted Daily Washington Wizards podcast, Locked On Wizards

  • In-arena host with the La Salle Men's Basketball Program

  • Team Reporter for the Atlantic City Blackjacks in the Arena Football League

  • Senior on air talent and producer for the National Lacrosse League 

  • A MMJ and TV host with SNJ Today where she hosted a racing show called South Jersey Speed and created daily news package

  • Sports MMJ, anchor and news reporter with Gatehouse Media (Formerly Calkins Media) 

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