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Dana Jacobson: American sports announcer
Dana Jacobson is a host and correspondent for CBS News currently serving as a co host for CBS This Morning Saturday. She is also an anchor & reporter for CBS Sports and CBS SportsNetwork. She joined CBS News in 2015, 2 years after she began working for CBS SportsNetwork. Prior to that Jacobson spent a decade at ESPN, from 2002 until 2012. In March 2005, she was named co-host of Cold Pizza and transitioned with the show as it became ESPN First Take. On December 30, 2011, she left First Take and returned to anchoring SportsCenter. On March 27, 2012, USA Today announced that Jacobson would leave ESPN when her contract expires at the end of April. Monday, April 30, 2012, was her final day at ESPN when she anchored the 6–8 p.m. ET SportsCenter.

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