Amanda Jacqueline Renner, previously known as Amanda Balionis, is an American sports journalist who works for CBS Sports. Her specialty is reporting on golf, college football, and the NFL, and she has also reported on several of The Match’s golfing events.
Balionis was originally from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and later relocated to Lancaster. She spent two years playing volleyball at Kutztown University before transferring to Hofstra University, where she earned her degree in broadcast journalism in August 2008.
Looking into her personal life, she is a happily married woman. The veteran sideline reporter has tied the knot with former North Carolina Tar Heels quarterback and NFL player Bryn Renner. Here in this article, we’ll discuss all about their relationship and Bryn Renner’s profession.
A Look Into Bryn And Amanda’s Relationship
Bryn Renner and Amanda Balionis became engaged in the spring of 2021. Bryn shared a series of pictures on Instagram of their proposal and captioned it, “FEBRUARY 26TH, 2021, ON NOVEMBER 23RD, 2019 MY LIFE CHANGED FOREVER! THAT’S WHEN I MET @BALIONIS AND OVER THE NEXT 15 MONTHS I WOULD GET TO KNOW MY BEST FRIEND AND THE LOVE OF MY LIFE. CAN’T WAIT TO DO FOREVER WITH YOU!”
Bryn and Amanda got married in March 2022. To commemorate their wedding, Balionis shared a post on Instagram in which she wrote, “10/10 recommend marrying your best friend with all of the people who made you who you are by your side.”
Bryn Renner and Amanda Balionis keep posting about each other on their respective social media accounts.
Who Is Bryn Renner, Amanda Renner’s Husband?
Bryn Renner is an American football coach and former quarterback who is currently the quarterback’s coach at Florida International University (FIU). During his college career, he played for the University of North Carolina under coaches Butch Davis, Everett Withers, and Larry Fedora from 2009 to 2013 and was the starting quarterback from 2011 to 2013.
Despite going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft, Renner joined the Denver Broncos and went on to play for several teams, including the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League (AFL), Baltimore Ravens, Tennessee Titans, San Diego Chargers, and Pittsburgh Steelers, mostly as a member of their practice squads.
Know About Amanda Renner’s Career
Balionis began her career in journalism by covering high school sports for Verizon Fios Channel 1 and MSG Networks. In 2011, she joined the PGA Tour as an in-house reporter and host, creating and reporting tournament highlights, programs, and events for the website.
In 2016, she shifted to working as an in-house reporter at Callaway Golf, where she produced digital content for the golf manufacturer’s media production team. In 2017, CBS hired her as a part-time golf reporter, and a year later, she was promoted to a full-time reporter with the added responsibilities of covering college football and NFL games.