Jennifer Dell Middlebrooks (born Jennifer Sheryl Dell; July 26, 1986), known professionally as Jenny Dell, is an NFL reporter for CBS Sports.[4][5] Dell previously worked for New England Sports Network (NESN) covering the Boston Red Sox.[6][7][8]

Jenny Dell
Scott Frost and Jenny Dell (30869078834).jpg
Dell interviewing football coach Scott Frost in 2016
Personal information
Birth nameJennifer Sheryl Dell[1]
Full nameJennifer Dell Middlebrooks
Nickname(s)Jenny Dell
NationalityUnited States
Born (1986-07-26) July 26, 1986 (age 33)
Southbury, Connecticut, U.S.[2]
Alma materUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst
OccupationSports reporter
Years active2008–present
EmployerCBS Sports

Personal lifeEdit

After growing up in Connecticut, Dell attended college at UMass Amherst and earned her degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management.[9] Late in 2012, Dell began dating Will Middlebrooks, at the time the third baseman for the Red Sox. They became engaged in July 2014,[10] and were married in February 2016.[3] Dell and Middlebrooks had their first child, a daughter named Madison Dell Middlebrooks, in October 2018.[11] A second daughter, Makenzie Grey, arrived in December 2019.[12] Dell struggled to get pregnant and used fertility treatments.[12]


  1. ^ "Jenny Dell on Twitter". Used to be Jennifer Sheryl Dell. Now Jennifer Dell Middlebrooks!
  2. ^ "Jenny Dell on Twitter". 203 lived in Southbury, CT my whole life! RT @johndillon89: Wait... @JennyDellNESN is from CT? Is she a 860 or a 203 girl?
  3. ^ a b Cappadona, Bryanna (February 17, 2016). "Very sporty couple Jenny Dell and Will Middlebrooks got married". The Boston Globe. Retrieved March 23, 2016.
  4. ^ Terranova, Justin (September 5, 2014). "Jenny Dell emerged from Boston controversy to land 'dream job'". New York Post. Retrieved August 9, 2018.
  5. ^ "Jenny Dell joins CBS as NFL sideline reporter". The Boston Globe. June 10, 2014.
  6. ^ Hewitt, Stephen (September 4, 2012). "For UMass alum Jenny Dell, job at NESN is 'once in a lifetime opportunity'". The Massachusetts Daily Collegian.
  7. ^ Schwartz, Jason (February 26, 2013). "Q&A: NESN Red Sox Reporter Jenny Dell". Boston Magazine.
  8. ^ "Tom Werner says Jenny Dell is free to leave NESN". The Boston Globe. February 20, 2014.
  9. ^ "Jenny Dell BIO -Hot CBS Sideline Reporter NFL, Engaged". Archived from the original on October 6, 2014. Retrieved October 2, 2014.
  10. ^ Abraham, Peter (September 23, 2014). "Red Sox aren't giving up on Will Middlebrooks". Boston Globe. Retrieved September 25, 2014.
  11. ^ Yang, Nicole (October 10, 2018). "Jenny Dell and Will Middlebrooks welcome their first child". Retrieved October 10, 2018.
  12. ^ a b Dzen, Gary (December 30, 2019). "Jenny Dell and Will Middlebrooks welcome another baby girl". The Boston Globe. Retrieved December 30, 2019.

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