Jade McCarthy

Award-Winning Broadcaster

Jade McCarthy is an ESPN alum who hosted the network’s flagship show, SportsCenter. She reported feature stories for NFL Sunday Countdown and hosted a variety of shows for the network, including NFL Live. Currently, you can hear her covering the league on Sirius XM NFL and Fantasy Sports Radio

Jade is an Emmy award-winning, 20-year veteran of the broadcast industry who has worked on-air in major markets including Boston and Philadelphia. She was the first female sports reporter hired by one of the three major networks in Philadelphia.

In 2008, she ran onto the field at Citizens Bank Park moments after the Philadelphia Phillies clinched a World Series title. She has covered several New England Patriots Super Bowl championships as well as the Boston Bruins' 2011 Stanley Cup title. In 2013, Jade welcomed viewers to SportsCenter after the Boston Red Sox won the World Series, which was quite a thrill for a girl born and bred in Boston.

She was the first reporter to speak with Triple Crown contender Barbaro’s owners after the racehorse broke down at the Preakness Stakes. She has covered everything from horse racing to college football to the four major sports and interviewed top stars, including Billie Jean King, Michael Phelps and Rafael Nadal.

Jade has always been passionate about the NFL and spent much of her time at ESPN covering the league. She hosted NFL Draft interviews and free agency specials. Jade also hosted a New England Patriots pregame show for NBC Sports Boston.

In 2021, Jade joined the leadership of The 33rd Team. You can catch her hosting The 33rd Team shows on Sirius XM NFL and Fantasy Sports Radio.