Michelle Beisner-Buck has been a member of the EarthDance board since 2017. She is a NFL features reporter for ESPN. After two seasons with Sunday NFL Countdown, her player profiles and other NFL stories appear exclusively on Monday Night Countdown before each week’s Monday Night Football game.
Beisner-Buck has a knack for getting big interviews and doing memorable storytelling. She has contributed notable pieces, including conversations with Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo and Texans defensive end JJ Watt; a touching portrait (and follow-up) on Bengals defensive tackle Devon Still and his daughter Leah as she battled Stage 4 Neuroblastoma; and a feature on Broncos safety Rahim Moore, who suffers from a rare condition called Acute Compartment Syndrome.
In addition to her feature reporting, Beisner-Buck has been a guest host for NFL Live.
Prior to ESPN, Beisner-Buck worked as a studio host and field reporter for NFL Network from 2006-14. She appeared on a variety of programs and specials including Game Day First, Game Day Morning, NFL Total Access and NFL Fantasy Live.
During her many years of field reporting, she has secured interviews with players and coaches such as Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Pete Carroll, Peyton Manning, Ray Lewis, John Elway, Robert Griffin III, and Adrian Peterson. In 2013, Beisner-Buck’s features included the exclusive sit-down interview with Denver Broncos head coach John Fox upon his return from successful aortic valve replacement surgery.
Beisner-Buck previously appeared on ESPN as co-host of “The Russo and Steele Automotive Auctions” and as a pit reporter for the Champ Car World Series. She has also worked in various reporting capacities and hosting roles for Fox Sports, CBS, NBC, Speed Channel, and other networks.
Before working in television, Beisner-Buck trained as an actor and dancer. She was a member of The Denver Broncos Cheerleaders from 1997-2003. Four of her six years with The Broncos Cheerleaders, Beisner-Buck was a captain, and in 1999, she was the Pro Bowl representative.
Beisner-Buck is married to Fox Sports lead play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and lives in the St. Louis area.