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Erin Andrews' Favorite Broadcaster Has Landed A New Job

FOX NFL reporter Erin Andrews on the field.

CINCINNATI, OHIO - SEPTEMBER 30: Sideline reporter Erin Andrews reports before the game between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium on September 30, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)

Melissa Stark has landed a prominent new job.

The NFL Network reporter will be the replacement for NBC Sunday Night Football sideline reporter Michelle Tafoya.

The New York Post first reported the news.

Stark, 48, is currently at the NFL Network. She was the sideline reporter for ABC’s “Monday Night Football” from 2000-2003. She went on to be a correspondent for “Today” on NBC.

She is replacing Michele Tafoya. Tafoya is pursuing a career in politics, which includes being a commentator. In-house NBC candidate Kathryn Tappen was the favorite for the job, but the gig is going to Stark. Tappen worked the Super Bowl 2022 sideline in February for NBC opposite Tafoya.

Stark was Erin Andrews' favorite broadcaster growing up.

“Besides being a huge support to me in the industry, she’s just such a good person,” Andrews said. “I’m so thankful to be friends with someone that I looked up to and who has excelled in my career field for so long.”

Both Andrews and Stark will have prominent sideline reporting roles in 2022.