Simone Eli joined the FOX10 team in May 2013 as a sports anchor/reporter.
Simone is from Genoa, Ohio. She attended Bowling Green State University and is finishing her Master’s of Education in Human Movement, Sports and Leisure Studies. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Journalism.
Simone worked as a TV Play-by-Play, Color Analyst and Reporter for Buckeye Cable Sports Network covering a variety of sports. Prior to that, Simone served as the Sports Director at BG24 in Bowling Green, Ohio.
At BGSU, Simone played on the Women’s Division 1 basketball team. During her career she played on teams that won 3 Mid-American Conference Championships in 2010, 2011 and 2012. She and her teammates played in two NCAA Tournaments and made two WNIT Tournament appearances. During one of those WNIT appearances her team advanced to the Sweet-16.
Simone lives in Mobile and is excited to cover a wide range of sports that cater to many viewers. She will be covering Alabama, Auburn and USA football, but she’ll also be looking for inspirational and motivational stories about other sports that will accommodate those people who are not just diehard football fans.
In her free time, Simone enjoys being active, running, and lifting weights. She likes to attempt to play golf and occasionally try to cook. She often Face Time’s her four younger siblings who reside in Ohio.
Simone’s favorite teams include: the Pittsburgh Steelers, Notre Dame Football, and any college basketball.
If you have a story idea, feel free to contact Simone via email at: Simone.Eli@fox10tv.com . Follow Simone on Twitter and Facebook.
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