Niki Noto is a 2009 graduate of the University of Alabama where she
acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree in telecommunications and worked with the
sports information department. Post graduation she lived in Nashville, TN
assisting the media relations and marketing department for the Tennessee
In 2010, Noto moved to Atlanta and began working with the
Atlanta Falcons as their Inside Reporter, covering the football team,
cheerleaders and community relations department. During the 2010-2011 season, Noto
was the on field game host at the Georgia Dome, for various commercial and fan
Noto also served as a co-host and correspondent for Georgia
Public Broadcasting’s (GPB) “Sports Central." The show provided news and
features surrounding the high school sports scene. She currently maintains a
relationship with GPB and is their sideline reporter for the GHSA football and
basketball state championships.
In the spring of 2011, Noto came on board with CSS as a
free-lance reporter, covering the sideline for various SEC football games. In
addition to working with Comcast, Noto hosted the on demand series, "ATL
As of 2011, Noto joined ESPN and began traveling the country to
the hottest college football matchups for ESPNU's "Road Trip.” Road Trip
has allowed her to travel the country and immerse into the culture and
tradition of various schools and programs. Whether it was skydiving with Kansas
State, barrel racing with Nebraska, water skiing with Clemson, or attempting
gymnastics with Oklahoma, saying “no” has never been an option for this
adrenaline junkie. She hosted the popular show for three years.
As a lover of the game of golf, Noto hosted a series in 2013 for
PGA.com, called “Weekly Golf Buzz.” Turner Sports also hired her to cover the
Final Four and Frozen Four for NCAA.com.
In addition to covering the collegiate basketball and hockey championships, the NCAA brought her on board to emcee the events and serve as the in game host for 2014 as well.
Noto continues to work for ESPN as a sideline reporter and
correspondent for various events.
In 2014, Noto began appearing on HLN, offering opinions on "Dr. Drew on Call" as well as writing and anchoring the "Bleacher Report" updates for Weekend Express. She has also hosted "Tailgate Turnover" for CBS Sports Network, and has been in various commercials and videos, such as spots for Disney and Moe's Southwest Grill. In addition to video, Noto was published in Men's Health Magazine, and JEZEBEL, among others.
Noto currently lives in Atlanta.
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