Jessica Benson hosts “Rise and Grind with Jessica and Meghan” on Grind City Media. She is also the host of the Grizzlies radio broadcast pregame, postgame and halftime shows.
Before joining the Grizzlies, Jessica served as the Weekend Sports Anchor for WATN-TV, the ABC affiliate in Memphis. She also filled in as a host on a variety of shows for 92.9 ESPN radio.
Prior to her time in Memphis, Jessica was the Sports Director and Weekday Sports Anchor for KNDU-TV and SWX in the Tri-Cities, WA. She's also worked with ESPN's "SportsNation," SCFootball.com, NBC at the 2012 London Olympic Games, the Rose Bowl (2012-14), the 2014 BCS National Championship Game and NBC Nightly News.
Jessica graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Southern California with a degree in Broadcast and Digital Journalism and minors in Sports Media Studies and Popular Music Studies.