Nicole Briscoe | Biography

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  • Full Name Nicole Briscoe
  • Occupation Sportscaster
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Wausau, Wisconsin, USA
  • Birth Date Jul 02, 1980
  • Age 43 Years, 10 Months
American Sportscaster Famously Known for Hosting ESPN's 'SportsCenter' 

Nicole Briscoe | Biography

Previously hosted ESPN's 'NASCAR Now' & 'NASCAR Countdown'

Briscoe became a ‘SportsCenter’ anchor and studio host in early 2015. She often co-anchors the 7 a.m. ET edition with Randy Scott. In 2018, Briscoe also served as a host for ABC’s telecast of the Indianapolis 500.

Nicole Briscoe is a sportscaster famously known for hosting ESPN’s ‘SportsCenter.’ 

Who Is Nicole Briscoe?

Nicole Briscoe is an American journalist and sportscaster who currently works at ESPN. She started her TV career as a general assignment reporter at WREX-TV, the NBC affiliate in Rockford. She took the job in 1999 while she was studying at Northern Illinois University. 

In April 2004, she joined as a sports reporter at WISH-TV, the CBS affiliate in Indianapolis. She also worked for the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Radio Network as a pit reporter. During her tenure, she was exposed to auto racing for the first time when she covered the Indianapolis 500. Likewise, she also covered the Indianapolis Colts, Indiana Pacers, and college basketball. 

Two years later, in May 2006, she left the WISH-TV to co-host The Speed Report (formerly Speed News), a motorsports news program on the Speed Channel in Charlotte. Eventually, in January 2008, she landed in ESPN and has contributed to the network ever since.

Briscoe graduated from Hononegah High School in 1998. That same year in August, she competed in the Miss Teen USA pageant in Shreveport, Louisiana. Likewise, in 2001, she competed in the Miss Illinois USA pageant and was announced as the first runner-up. Briscoe later graduated from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Illinois. 

How Old Is Nicole Briscoe?

Nicole Briscoe was born Nicole Manske on 2 July 1980, in Wausau, Wisconsin. Briscoe is currently 41 years old as of 2021. She changed her name to Nicole Briscoe after her marriage with Ryan Briscoe.


Briscoe started her career in ESPN as Nicole Manske in 2008. She covered the news program NASCAR Now from 2008 to 2014. Eventually, ESPN’s coverage of live NASCAR races ended at the closing of the 2014 season. 

Briscoe has worked for many ESPN programs. Between 2011 and 2014, she was the host of the pre-race NASCAR Countdown program. She also made contributions to the X Games coverage as a host and reporter while filling in as a presenter for several ESPN Radio programs. 

She became a SportsCenter anchor and studio host in early 2015. She often co-anchors the 7 a.m. ET edition with Randy Scott. In 2018, Briscoe also served as a host for ABC’s telecast of the Indianapolis 500.

Husband: Married to Ryan Briscoe

Nicole Briscoe got married to Ryan Briscoe in an outdoor ceremony in Hawaii in December 2009. Her husband, Ryan, is a CrossFit enthusiast and a racecar driver. He is originally from Australia and became a naturalized American citizen in 2018. The couple has two daughters together; Blake James and Finley Evers. 

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