Since joining NBC Sports in 2004, Michael Jenkins has delivered the region’s sports news with a charismatic style that has made him one of the area’s most popular sports reporters.
Jenkins regularly anchors the network’s daily half-hour news program, SportsNet Central, where he provides an entertaining and comprehensive account of the day’s top sports stories. As a reporter, Jenkins delivers coverage of the stories and events that shape the area’s sports scene.
Jenkins has been recognized with a variety of awards and honors for his work at NBC Sports. A multiple Emmy Award-winner, he has claimed the region’s top prize sports reporter, sports anchor and host/moderator. His work has also earned him four Edward R. Murrow Awards.
A veteran sports journalist, Jenkins joined Comcast SportsNet in 2004 from KVUE-TV (ABC) in Austin, Texas, where he served as a sports anchor and reporter for six years. Prior to that, he held similar positions with KTVB-TV (NBC) in Boise, Idaho, and KTEN-TV (NBC) in Denison, Texas.
Jenkins is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, where he earned both bachelor’s and master’s degrees in journalism. He also spent four years as a journalism professor at Austin Community College.