Sports Betting and Fantasy Football Analyst; ESPN Radio Host
Anita Marks is a sports betting and fantasy football analyst for ESPN as well as a host on 98.7FM ESPN New York. She joined ESPN in 2016.
Marks appears regularly on Daily Wager, ESPN’s first daily program devoted to sports betting news and information. She also appears on ESPN’s NFL Live, SportsCenter and Fantasy Football Now programs. In addition, she hosts The Anita Marks Show on 98.7FM ESPN New York from noon to 3 p.m. ET on Saturdays and 9 a.m. to noon on Sundays. Anita also hosts Weekend Wager – a weekly radio show discussing best bets and wagers on 98.7FM ESPN New York from 10 p.m. – midnight every Friday.
Marks has worked in broadcasting on television and radio for two decades, hosting sports talk radio starting in her native Miami in 1998 and then moving to Baltimore in 2006. Her afternoon drive show in Baltimore was also simulcast for four years on the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network. She later worked on both WFAN and Sirius XM Radio in New York
She was a television and radio host for the NFL’s New York Giants from 2010-2017, hosting a Giants press conference wrap-up show on the MSG Network every Wednesday during the football season as well as Giants Opening Drive LIVE on MSG on game days. Her work for the Giants also included Big Blue Hits Live, a digital program featuring Giants players.
She also worked as a sideline reporter for the United Football League. In 1995, she won a regional Emmy Award for her work on the entertainment program The Scene.
Marks has not only covered sports from the media side – she also has been a participant. She was a quarterback in the Women’s Professional Football League from 2000-2005, four seasons with the Miami Fury and one season with the Florida Stingrays.
She also launched NNAR (National Network of Athlete Relocation) and assists athletes with real estate and relocation needs.
Marks earned a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences degree in Communications from the University of South Florida. She is an avid golfer and enjoys travel, jazz and her dogs.