Kavita Channe is a sports and entertainment host, sideline reporter and producer who has successfully broken barriers for women in media and television. In addition to her accomplishments in the sports and entertainment journalism industry she is also a sought-after speaker and actress.
A London native with ancestry from India and Greece, Kavita attended the University of Florida where she earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism & Telecommunications. Channe realized early on that her rising talent was in front of the camera and has since become a respected voice in the industry being featured on Mantalk Radio, Fox Sports, South Florida’s VIP TV and The Chat.
In 2011, Channe created her own online series, 1stDownNDirty, that took viewers behind the scenes of the sports world. To date, the series has over 1.6 million views online. In 2014, Channe was recruited as the team sideline reporter for the Jacksonville Jaguars where she reported on the world’s largest video boards. Most recently, you can catch KC covering MMA cage-side as well as covering the world’s first co-ed professional sport GRID (National Pro Grid League) where she was hired to be their grid-side reporter for the 2016 season. And when she is not reporting from live games or matches, Channe produces and hosts her own “Kavita Channe Special” where she goes one-on-one with sports stars airing on Vip TV on The CW.
On top of her impressive sports experience, Channe is in high demand in the entertainment industry and has interviewed countless celebrities and sports stars on the red carpet at events and award shows. She has also been a featured correspondent on Designing Spaces on TLC.
Outside of broadcasting, Channe has appeared in television and feature films including HBO’s Ballers and Fox Reality Television Show, Paradise Hotel. She also held a role in the film Broke: the New American Dream, by financial author/expert, Michael Covel, and the two films by award winning British film director Aneel Ahmad, CHECKPOST and Dependence (to be released in 2017).
Channe is also a speaker at events around the world including JT Foxx’s Mega Partnering Asia in Singapore alongside Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak as well as in Johannesburg, South Africa and Los Angeles alongside Wayne Allyn Root and many other notables. Whether it’s reporting from the sidelines, red carpets,starring in feature films or giving memorable speeches, Kavita Channe is as versatile as they come and a dynamic and refreshing addition to any team she works with!
NFL: Dolphins Owner Stephen Ross, Dan Marino, Don Shula, Joey Bosa, Ryan Tannehill, Jason Taylor, Zack Thomas, Olivier Vernon, Jonathan Vilma, Cameron Wake, Jack Youngblood, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Gus Bradley, Brent Grimes, Brian Hartline, Chad Henne, Allen Hurns, Jevan Kearse, Marcedes Lewis, Leonard Marshall, OJ McDuffie, Lamar Miller, Paul Posluszny, Mike Pouncey, Darrelle Revis, Denard Robinson, Michael Vick, Brent Grimes, Chris Chambers
NBA: Heat Owner Micky Arison, Chris Bosh, Mario Chalmers, Adonis Haslem, Lebron James, Alonzo Mourning, Pat Riley, Marcus Smart, Heat Head Coach Erik Spoelstra
MMA: Rashad Evans, Kevin Florian, Mike Pierce, Eddie Wineland, Abel “Killa” Trujillo, Carrington “Jetsetter” Banks, Alexis Vila, Gesias “JZ” Cavalcante, Sabah Homasi, Carina Damm
Other: Gabrielle Union, Sofia Vergara, Omar Benson Miller, Debra Cox, Natalie LaRose, Kevin Dillon, Wyclef Jean, Rohan Marley, Flavor Flav, Paris & Nikki Hilton, Chris Kirkpatrick, LMFAO, Kendra Wilkinson-Baskett, Jack Swagger, Phil Collins, David Grutman
Channe has had the opportunity to be featured in a number of TV, indie and feature films including:
Baller Wives (VH1), Ballers (HBO), Dependence (UK Indie Film), Miamiopolis (SAG Indie Film), Exposure (Feature Film), Exposure II (Feature Film), Checkpost (UK Indie Film), Broke: The American Dream (USA/HBO Film), Paradise Hotel (FOX)
Channe has been a speaker at events around the world including:
Mega Partnering in Asia, South Africa and Los Angeles