Julie Stewart Binks is a Canadian sports reporter and TV anchor who has gained so much reputation for her contribution at various levels in the world of broadcast media. Her activities in this profession date back to 2010 during which she has worked with top television channels like Fox Sports, Barstool Sports, Sky News, and CBC Television. Currently, she is working as a sports reporter for ESPN.
You might have heard her co-hosting the Barstool Radio’s early morning show on SiriusXM or even seen her on the sidelines covering college soccer or football for the Worldwide Leader. Following in her mother’s steps, Julie has done so well for herself over the years, no wonder she is named among the top best and hottest anchors the world of TV shows. Here is more to know about Julie Stewart Binks.
Julie Stewart Binks Biography
The Canadian journalist Julie Stewart Binks is a Queen’s University graduate where she earned two bachelors degrees viz Bachelor of Physical and Health Education and Bachelor of Arts (Drama). She was born in Toronto, Ontario, on April 30, 1987. Her mother Georgie Binks was a journalist who worked as a news reporter for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation while her father is known as Canada’s former Olympic rower. Although not much is known about her early years, she appears to be a well informed young woman. She also revealed that she was a competitive figure skater from the young age of four.
Prior to Julie’s years at the Queen’s University, she was a student at Havergal College also in Toronto, Ontario, Canada where she was an active track and field runner as well as a hockey player. After obtaining her degrees in 2009, she enrolled at Postgraduate School of Journalism, City University London where she graduated with master’s degree in International Broadcast Journalism in 2010. As an undergraduate, she wrote a thesis on the experiences of female sports reporters.
Careerwise, Julie Stewart Binks started off as a program assistant for Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. While at CBC, she served as a reporter for the Toronto Maple Leafs, a National Hockey League team. In 2011, she was hired as an anchor by Fox Soccer Channel’s flagship program located in Winnipeg, Manitoba. For three months, (July to October 2011) Julie was committed to editing from soccer leagues highlight packs including Premier League, La Liga, MLS, and Serie A. At the same time, she reported for CTV Television Network in Regina and was known for anchoring weekend and late night sportscast on professional and local sports. Within her year of working with Fox Sports, she was able to cover the MLS game between FC Dallas and the Chicago Fire as well as the MLS ALL-star game held in Denver. She also covered the 2015 FIFA World Cup for women in Canada.
In 2016, Julie Stewart Binks was offered a job by ESPN following her excellent performance in her previous jobs. She was also hired to cover the Major League Soccer (MLS) and the U.S Women and Men’s National Team games. She equally involved herself in a lot of sidelines reporting for college football.
Family Life: Is she married? Who is the husband?
Julie remains one of the sexiest reporters we have so far. Her personality is worth following and with her perfect height, weight and perfect physique, it won’t be surprising for men to still find her very attractive despite her age but her love-life seems to be confusing to many.
While she is rumored to have secretly married her longtime boyfriend, Jamie Stanley, her profile still describes her as single. Julie Stewart Binks is one of the many media personalities who try to keep their personal lives away from the media. Consequently, it makes finding details about who she is dating difficult. As she is yet to be seen with any man as her boyfriend or husband, it is possible she tries to keep herself away from media gossip or that she chose to be more focused on her career as a sports journalist.
Other Facts About Julie Stewart Binks
- Julie Stewart is the first female reporter to cover two straight MLS Cups with two different networks (ESPN and FOX).
- She once left the broadcast media for a short period in order to undergo a self reevaluation. According to her, the break was necessary for her to figure out what she wants for herself and redirect herself to achieving her dreams. It was during this period that Julie Stewart Binks dabbled into stand-up comedy so as to improve her broadcasting craft.
- As one whose job keeps her on a steady flight, Julie always goes with a pack of granola bars and snacks. Her favorite breakfast is chia pudding with some berries or the chia seed itself. She also loves sweet potatoes, truffle, and parmesan.
- Julie Stewart Binks is very active on social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. She has over 32.9k followers on the former and over 89k followers on the latter.
- She lists Christiano Ronaldo as one of the football celebrities she would love to interview