jill jelnick

Sports Host - Reporter - Analyst



One-Woman Sports Department


While the sports broadcasting industry continues to evolve, JILL JELNICK has embraced her role as the sole member of FOX17’s sports department in Nashville, TN. She covers the city’s four professional sports teams on a regular basis, while also producing and anchoring the station’s 30 minute Sunday sports show, Sports Overtime. If you don’t catch her in the studio, then she is most likely running around the Music City with her camera capturing a feature story or shooting high school football highlights.

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Jill of All Trades


Whether it’s hosting a Tennessee Titans pre-game show or running down the sideline shooting SEC football highlights, JILL JELNICK takes pride in being able to wear a wide range of hats in her seven years in the sports broadcasting industry. She has anchored, reported, produced, and worked a camera in all four markets she’s covered. 

Jill is currently the sports director at FOX17 in Nashville where she is a one-woman sports department covering the Titans, Predators, and Nashville SC in her daily sportscasts. Jill also anchors and produces the station’s 30 minute Sunday sports show, Sports Overtime and in the fall, you can watch her 30 minute high school football show Football Frenzy Live which she produces and anchors.

During the spring, you can catch Jill on ESPN+ broadcasts as both a play-by-play and analyst for college softball. Jill was the voice for UTSA and UIW softball and is the main analyst for the American Athletic Conference Softball Tournament on ESPN+.


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