Multi-Platform Host / Reporter
Shae Peppler Cornette is the host of ESPN Radio’s GameDay on weekends alongside her husband and co-host Jordan Cornette – the first married couple to host a national ESPN Radio show. She is also a regular across ESPN’s other studio show programming across TV and radio as well as the network’s championship college sports coverage and digital shows surrounding marquee events. In addition, Peppler Cornette hosts the nationally broadcast SiriusXM NFL Radio where she is joined by a rotating team of former NFL veterans, front office personnel and NFL coaches.
Before joining ESPN Radio and SiriusXM nationally, she co-hosted Kap & Co. on ESPN 1000 which was the top rated program in the time slot. Peppler Cornette also was the primary television beat reporter for the Chicago Bears on Fox 32 where she served as a reporter during the station’s flagship 5 p.m. and 9 p.m. newscasts, hosted the pre and post-game shows as well as led a 30-minute weekly show, Bears Unleashed, on the team and latest NFL news; making her the only female in the Chicago market with her own sports show.
Prior to that, Peppler Cornette was a correspondent for the nationally televised morning show Morning Dose, which aired on CW Networks in six of the largest U.S. markets. During college football and college basketball season, she was a long-time sideline reporter for Stadium and Facebook, covering the Big 12, Atlantic-10, Conference USA and Mountain West conferences and served as a host and reporter at Campus Insiders and 120 Sports.
Her post-collegiate media career began as a football field reporter for Big Ten Network and a correspondent for a Bears pre-game show, The Chicago Huddle, on ABC 7. Shae also appeared as an entertainment host for the former CelebTV.com.
Peppler Cornette graduated from Indiana University with a degree in broadcast journalism and kinesiology. In her free time, she enjoys spending time outside with her dog, walks by the water with her husband, cycling and interior design. She is also the co-founder of “Fashion’s Fight Against Cancer,” a fundraising event birthed seven years ago that has raised over $200,000 towards the fight in finding a cure for pediatric cancer.