Rich Cimini, an American sports reporter for ESPN since 2010, totals over 35 years of work experience in journalism. Currently, Cimini works for ESPN NFL Nation & writes blogs (daily writing and reporting) of the New York Jets. Over the years, he got fame for rooting his comments unabashedly about the Jets; his work is recognized by Associated Press New York, United Press International New York, and Pro Football Writers of America.
Where Was Rich Cimini Born?
ESPN reporter Rich Cimini was born in New York, the United States of America. Although Cimini is low-key about his birth details & family background, he is allegedly in his 60s as of September 2020. He holds an American nationality and hails from a white ethnic background.
Rich attended Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York, and obtained a degree in Journalism in 1986.
Journalism Career & Breakthrough on ESPN
Following his graduation, Cimini began working at Newsday, a daily newspaper, and became a full-time beat writer for NFL's New York Jets in 1989. Later, in 1996, he joined New York Daily News; there he gave continuity in Jets' coverage & also served as a weekly contributor to The Sporting News. Moreover, Rich also made a weekly appearance in the Daily News Live TV show.
With 25 years of newspaper career, Rich Cimini joined ESPN in 2010 & became its NFL Nation reporter. He specializes in Jets on his daily writing and reporting for ESPN.com & produces weekly video commentary. Proclaiming himself an unbiased reporter, Cimini is very straightforward about his writing & barely leaves any critics on the Jets.
A frequent guest of ESPN New York 98.7 FM, the ESPN report occasionally makes an appearance in NFL Live. Reportedly, he has covered more than 400 Jets games and 26 Super Bowls so far & is counting. He is a member of Suffolk County (NY) and Sachem High School Sports Halls of Fame.
Net Worth In 2021: How Rich Is ESPN's Writer Cimini?
Rich Cimini barely talks about his earnings & a s set portfolio. He allegedly owns $11million net worth as of October 2021. The major source of his income is his journalism career spanning over 35 years (25 years in newspaper & in ESPN since 2010).
On average, an ESPN staff writer earns a salary of $44,483- $47,818 per year, while an ESPN reporter can sum up to $85,000 annually. So, the veteran beat writer Cimini indeed pockets payroll in the 6-digit figure. Moreover, he grabs additional money teaching a sports journalism cla s s at Syracuse University.
Is Rich Cimini Married?
According to the ESPN Press Room, Rich Cimini is a married man and lives with his wife in Long Island, New York. Together, the couple shares 2 children. However, he is yet to open up details of his family members.
An avid user of Instagram and Twitter, Cimini has 11.9K and 106.9K followers respectively as of October 2021. However, he uses social media platforms for professionalism instead.
Also, ESPN reporter makes an impressive sum via his social media. According to Influencer Marketing Hub, he earns around $77.25 to $128.75 per sponsor post via Instagram (@richcimini_espn) with an engagement rate of 3.42%.
by chandra, 03 Sep, 2020