Keith Theodore Olbermann is an American sports and political commentator and writer. He currently works for ESPN. Olbermann spent the first 20 years of his career in sports journalism. He was a sports correspondent for CNN and for local TV and radio stations in the 1980s, winning the Best Sportscaster award from the California Associated Press three times. He co-hosted ESPN's SportsCenter from 1992–97. From 1998 to 2001 he was a producer and anchor for Fox Sports Net and a host for Fox Sports' coverage of Major League Baseball. From March 2003 to January 2011 Olbermann hosted the weeknight political commentary program Countdown with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC. He received attention for his pointed criticism of right-wing and conservative politicians and public figures. Although he has frequently been described as a "liberal," he has tried to resist being labelled politically, stating, "I'm not a liberal.
|Born:||Keith Theodore Olbermann, January 27, 1959, New York City, New York, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Cornell University (B.S.)|
|Occupation:||Sports announcer, broadcast journalist, political commentator|
|Television:||Countdown with Keith Olbermann (2003–2011, 2011–2012), SportsCenter (1992–1997, 2017-present), Football Night in America (2007–2010), Olbermann (2013–2015), The Resistance with Keith Olbermann (2016 – Nov 2017)|
|Awards:||three Edward R. Murrow Awards|
|Twitter:||Keith Olbermann's Twitter profile|
|IMDb:||Keith Olbermann's IMDb|
About Keith Olbermann
Former host of Countdown with Keith Olbermann, which aired on MSNBC from 2003 to 2011.
He was considered a child genius and began college at Cornell at sixteen.
He rose to fame as a host on the popular SportsCenter on ESPN and he often did shows with his buddy Dan Patrick.
He dated TV reporter Katy Tur for three years, but the pair ended the relationship in 2009. He has a younger sister named Jenna.
He had a long-running feud with Bill O'Reilly, whom he repeatedly called the worst person in the world on his talk show.
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