Host of ESPN's First Take Morning Show
Molly Qerim is the host of First Take, ESPN’s live weekday morning (10 a.m.- noon) debate show with Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith, a position she has held since July 2015. Qerim, who began her career working for ESPN digital media and ESPN Mobile, rejoined the company July 1, 2015. Her first assignment was…
Molly Qerim is the host of First Take, ESPN’s live weekday morning (10 a.m.- noon) debate show with Max Kellerman and Stephen A. Smith, a position she has held since July 2015.
Qerim, who began her career working for ESPN digital media and ESPN Mobile, rejoined the company July 1, 2015. Her first assignment was hosting ESPN2’s SportsNation (3-4 p.m.) July 1 – 2. On July 13, she began as host of First Take.
Qerim was previously an anchor and reporter for the NFL Network, hosting NFL AM and NFL Fantasy Live from 2012 – 2015. Prior to that, she served as an anchor/reporter for CBS Sports Network from 2010 – 2012, focusing primarily on college football and basketball (NCAA Tournament).
Qerim began her career at ESPN in 2006, conducting interviews with athletes and celebrities for ESPN.com and ESPN Mobile. She covered the Super Bowl, the Heisman Trophy presentation, the NBA Draft, the NBA All-Star Game and the MLB All-Star game, providing on-site reporting and interviews.
In 2008, Qerim added television duties, serving as interactive host for College Football Live on ESPN and as the breaking news reporter for Fantasy Football Now on ESPN2. She was honored with an Emmy for her contribution to the show.
Qerim also co-hosted ESPNU’s Campus Connection. She covered UFC from 2007 – 2013 across various networks, including serving as the original host of MMA Live when it debuted on ESPN.com.
A native of Cheshire, Conn., Qerim graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in communications and a minor in business administration. She received a masters’ degree in broadcast journalism from Quinnipiac University.
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LITTLE RIVER BAND OF OTTAWA INDIANS
Our speaker was great and the crowd enjoyed her! She was very engaging. Thank you again PDA for the great list of suggestions!
Everything went great! and our speaker was wonderful! Thank you so much for all your help PDA! Looking forward to the next one.
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI – KANSAS CITY
I hope that this message finds you well. We had a phenomenal time with Atsuko this past Thursday. We wanted to just let you know how amazing she was. All those that were in attendance thoroughly enjoyed her and had nothing but amazing things to say about her. Thank you for working with us to make sure this happened!
BAYLOR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS
We had a fantastic day with Inge! She was very engaging with all those that attended. Her personal stories about the holocaust were very special and we were moved that she was willing to share them with everyone. Thank you again, PDA for all your hard work and dedication to make this program such a success!
SALT LAKE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Dear PDA Group, Thank you so much for your hard work in scheduling our speaker! From the moment we reached out to you the first time, you worked with us on all details and logistics and kept us up-to-date on the progress. Thank you for all your hard work on making our event such a success! We couldn't have done it without you and your team!
Thank you again, Dr. Kimbrough, for a great presentation, our attendees are still talking about it!
Dr. Henry Lee's presentation was entertaining, insightful and wise. I, and everyone at Pfizer, especially appreciate the remarks you directed about following your passion and preparing yourself to excel. Thank you, everyone, at PDA for helping to make this happen!
The event was successful! I received many messages expressing how awesome, outstanding and inspiring Ms. Webb-Christburg's speech was."
DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. MEMORIAL BREAKFAST, BOSTON, MLK SPEAKER
Everything went well. Atsuko was very easy to work with and the students enjoyed her performance! Thank you again for your recommendation and I hope to work with you again in the future!
CENTRAL MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Dr. Novello left this morning after a very successful event on our campus! Thank you PDA Group for your help from the first phone to the last you were with us every step of the way.
GRAND VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Jordan Carlos was very very entertaining! A majority of students who answered the event survey indicated they really enjoyed Jordan and definitely will bring him back!
WESTERN CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
On behalf of myself and my organization Entertainment Unlimited the Campus Programming Board of Ferris State University, we thank you PDA and Dan for a successful event!! Dan was magnificent! Students really enjoyed the presentation. I know I did. Can't wait to bring in more programs with PDA Group.
FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
It was a great pleasure to work with PDA Group! The communication was always prompt, friendly and helpful. We loved the speakers and events we booked through Mr. Peter Walker (PDA Group).
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
Thank you, Peter, for all your help, you'll be happy to know that the event went incredibly well! Aneesa Ferreira was by far one of the best speakers we've ever had!
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