As we noted earlier in our “Would you do Chris Berman” post, over at The Big Picture they’re having a nice little bracket seeding the female broadcasters against each other in a “Would you…” tourney. Their “Would you…” usually ends with comments that would make
Red Buttons Andrew Dice ClayBob Saget blush. Now while we Ladies are far from shrinking violets, we were better off not knowing what “DSL” meant.
So for the rest of “Would you…” tournament, we’re going to give you the reasons why we like these women. Today Lady Andrea is going to weigh-in on blonde bombshell Melissa Stark, while her evil twin Aerdna is going to talk about what football expert Bonnie Bernstein is up too.
–b. Nov. 11th, 1973
–has a double-major from UVA in Spanish and Foreign Affairs (Magna Cum Laude)
–sideline reporter for the NFL from 2000 to 2003 (she replaced powerhouse Lesley Visser)
Why do we love Melissa Stark? Because she’s not just on the sideline being a tall, blonde bombshell. She’s on the sideline showing off her knowledge, getting the tricky live interview and avoiding getting knocked down by crazed football players. “There will always be men out there who will be uncomfortable listening to sports reported by women.” -Melissa Stark. Melissa, the Ladies… salute you.
–graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Broadcast Journalism from Maryland
–four-time Academic All-American in Gymnastics
–on July 27th, 2006 she filled-in for Jim Rome on “Rome is Burning” and it was 1000 times better than usual. They did not call it “Bonnie is Berning,” which is too bad.
Why do we love Bonnie Bernstein? Because she is not just another pretty-faced sideline report. She does features, she does play-by-plays, she does telecasts and she has covered 5 Super Bowls. She also is helping to develop Velvet Hammer Media, a company that helps journalists advance their careers. Bonnie, the Ladies… salute you.