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|Born||May 4, 1982
Seattle, Washington, U.S.
|Education||University of California, Santa Barbara, B.A., 2004|
|Occupation||television host and sportscaster|
|Notable credit(s)||NHL on Versus Ice Level Reporter
Big Ten Network, NFL on Fox, Fox Sports Net (sideline reporter)
Best Damn Sports Show Period (co-host)
BCS Breakdown and The BCS Show (analyst)
FSN Rocky Mountain (reporter and host of Rockies All Access for the Colorado Rockies)
Access DirecTV Magazine April 2009 (feature story interviewer)
Big Saturday Night (GSN)
Big Ten's Best (Big Ten Network)
Numbers Never Lie on ESPN (host)
Sportsnation on ESPN (co-host)
Charissa Thompson (born May 4, 1982) is an American television host, sportscaster and model. As of April 2013[update], she worked for ESPN (Entertainment and Sports Programming Network). She has worked for Fox Sports, Fox Sports Net, and the Big Ten Network doing sideline reporting for the NFL, the BCS, college football, and college basketball. Thompson was the host of Rockies All Access and WNBA Weekly and covered sports for the Denver Pioneers. Thompson also hosted The 2007 MLB All-Star Game Red Carpet Parade and The Baseball Report. She also hosted BCS Breakdown, Toughest Cowboy, the BCS Show, and Friday Night Tailgate for FSN as well as a co-host for Big Saturday Night for the Game Show Network as well as Big Ten's Best for the Big Ten Network. She also did reporting for Shaq vs. as well as an ice-level reporter for the NHL on Versus with Mike Emrick and Eddie Olczyk. Thompson hosted NFL Now Updates and Fast Track to Fame. She replaced Michele Breade as co-host of SportsNation with Colin Cowher. after when she left for NBC Sports.