Michele Tafoya is a former sideline reporter for NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football.’
She joined NBC Sports Group in 2011, and in her first year with NBC, Tafoya was awarded the Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter.
She also served as a sideline reporter during NBC’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLVI – at the time, the most-watched program in U.S. television history – and worked as a sportsdesk reporter for NBC during the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the most-watched event in U.S. television history.
Tafoya won her second Sports Emmy for Outstanding Sports Personality – Sports Reporter for the 2013 season of “Sunday Night Football.”
In 2013, she hosted Golf Channel’s premiere series Big Break NFL, which debuted October 8, 2013. Previously, she and handled rhythmic gymnastics and softball play-by-play at the 2000 Sydney Olympics and hosted late night for CBS’ coverage of the 1998 Nagano Games.
Michele left NBC at the end of Super Bowl XVL in 2022.