Erin Jill Andrews (born May 4, 1978) is a sportscaster for Fox Sports. She was born in Lewiston, Maine to Stephen “Steve” Andrews and Paula Andrews. She moved to Tampa, Florida as a young girl when her father, a six-time Emmy Award-winner, began working as a journalist for WFLA-TV. Erin graduated in 2000 from the University of Florida with a degree in telecommunications. While there, she was a member of the Zeta Tau Alpha fraternity and was also a member of the Gator basketball dance team. She has one sister, Kendra, who is a professional hip-hop dancer.
Erin was a contestant on Dancing with the Stars for its 10th season. The season premiered on Monday, March 22, 2010. Her partner was Maksim Chmerkovskiy. She and Maksim (referred to by Erin as “The Russian”) were one of three contestants to make it to the finals, where they placed third.
On July 1, 2012, Erin joined Fox Sports and will be hosting a new prime time college football show and contribute to MLB on Fox, NFL on Fox and marquee events.