Congratulations to CBK Media Management client Natalie Spala on making the move to a top-10 market and joining WJLA (ABC) in Washington D.C. (market #6) as Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. Natalie previously worked at WCIV (ABC) in Charleston, SC as the Weekend Sports/News Anchor/Reporter. While working at WCIV, Natalie covered the nationally ranked College of Charleston men’s basketball team and the Cougars run to the NCAA Tournament in March 2023. She also covered the Clemson Tigers and South Carolina Gamecocks on a regular basis. Over the last two years, Natalie played a key role in co-anchoring the station’s Credit One Tennis Open coverage. She was also hand-picked by Sinclair Broadcast Group to be the sideline reporter for the South Carolina High School State Championship Football games and color analyst for the South Carolina High School State Championship Basketball Games. ESPN+ also chose Natalie to be the dugout reporter for the 2023 Southern Conference Baseball Tournament in Greenville, SC.
A Detroit-area native, Natalie graduated from the University of Michigan-Dearborn University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Screen Studies. A tremendous scholar-athlete, Natalie enjoyed a stellar four-year career as a member of the Wolverines basketball team. While in college, Natalie interned with the WJBK (FOX) sports department in Detroit, MI. When Natalie isn’t working, she enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with friends. #TeamCBK