Sierens, Gayle (1954–)

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Sierens, Gayle (1954–)

American sportscaster and newsanchor. Born 1954; Florida State University, BS; married; children: 3.

For WFLA News Channel 8 (FL), became weekend sports anchor and reporter (1977), 11pm weekday sports anchor (1983), and co-anchor of 5, 6, and 11pm newscasts; as 1st woman to do play-by-play coverage of National Football League games, covered her 1st game for NBC between Kansas City Chiefs and Seattle Seahawks (1987); freelanced for ESPN as play-by-play announcer. Won a Florida Emmy Award for Sports Reporting (1984).

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