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HOST, ANCHOR, SIDELINE  REPORTER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR

Stacy Paetz has covered the sidelines for the NBA on TNT and reported  for NBAtv shows: The Jump, GameTime, Auto Trader Tip Off and NBA Summer League.  She hosted NCAA On Campus, a national show that featured in depth  stories on student-athletes around the country. In addition to sports, Stacy  hosts a variety of red carpet events including Los Angeles Fashion Week.


Stacy spent seven seasons as the Indiana Pacers Studio Host and Sideline Reporter on FOX  Sports.  During her time covering the Pacers, she also served as a  reporter as part of TNT’s coverage of the NBA Playoffs.  Stacy has also covered the college  football sidelines for Big  Ten Network and Mazda MX-5 racing for Velocity on Discovery Channel.


Prior to joining FOX Sports, she hosted ESPN’s Scholastic Sports America, a weekly show dedicated to  the top high school athletes in the nation.  Stacy began her career on ESPN and made her  first on-air appearance on ESPN2  at just 19 years old.


While at ESPN,  Stacy worked the sidelines for college football, Women’s  College World Series, Little League World Series and NCAA  Men’s Soccer Championships. Also during that time, she was part of the  production team at the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta, ESPN’s X-Games and ESPN’s Sunday Night NFL.


Stacy also hosted NCAA football, soccer, volleyball, softball and men’s hockey selection  shows, Inside the Colts, Auto Racing’s CART Friday Night and Splash TV where  she provided in depth features on Olympic swimmers and divers around the globe.


Stacy has been featured in Sports Illustrated and Dime Magazine. She was named Graduate of the Decade for Ball State University just five years after graduation. She mentors children, speaks to several  organizations across the country each year and is involved with Church and  Community Services. Stacy is on the Board of Advisors for Stedman Graham with  Athletes Against Drugs, Fellowship  of Christian Athletes, Just Say Know and Sheltering Wings.


Stacy coached basketball skills and mentored boys and girls in Ireland with SportQuest and has worked closely with Children’s Action  Network (CAN). CAN uses the power of the entertainment community to  increase awareness about children’s issues and to make them a top priority in  everyday life.  Autism Speaks is another group Stacy partners with  which funds research for Autism and volunteered for Children’s Bureau, Inc., a well-established nonprofit working on behalf of abused and neglected children and families.


Away from television, Stacy loves athletic challenges and adventures. She has rock climbed in Alaska, skydived and kayaked in San Juan, zip-lined in Hawaii  and hiked Pike’s Peak.  Stacy drove an Indy Car at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and was quote: “disappointed the  governor allowed only 130mph.”  She rides motorcycles and is  currently pursuing her pilot’s license.  She also actively participates in  basketball, softball, beach volleyball, golf and CrossFit.


Fun Facts:  Stacy has spent time in all 50 States and  15 countries. She owns over 400 pairs of shoes and has begun writing her first novel.