Beyond teaching yoga, Chelsea Gates was an established anchor, host and reporter in the world of sports.
She last worked as a Co-Host and Update reporter for 120 Sports. Prior to Co-Hosting the 120 Morning Run, Gates was working full time as the Host of Andretti TV while finishing her telecommunications degree at the University of Florida.
Gates has worked as a reporter at several sports and news companies including ESPN Radio (ESPN850 WRUF), WUFT-TV (a PBS affiliate), NBC Radio (Florida Sports Talk), Action News Jax (Jacksonville's CBS & FOX affiliate) and Gainesville Television Network (CBS4). She also worked as the beat reporter for the 2013-2014 SEC Championship Florida Basketball team for ESPN850 WRUF, and the beat reporter for the 2013-2014 National Champions Florida's Gymnastics team for WUFT-TV. In addition to her duties involving the Florida Gator athlete, Gates extended her work into the world of recruitment by working with The Prep Zone as a sideline reporter for high school football & basketball.
Throughout her time in college, Gates proudly worked on feature projects for GatorVision and GatorZone.com, the University of Florida Athletic Association’s online sports television website. She filmed, conducted interviews with athletes and coaches, edited the footage and more. Gates was responsible for producing feature packages while providing live and pre-recorded online sports updates. Her GatorZone packages aired weekly on Suns Sports.
Outside of her work in sports, Gates wrote news updates and feature stories for WUFT.org & WUFT-TV. At the Gainesville Television Network, Gates produced weekly news packages, and for WUFT-TV’s “First at Five” newscast she was the Sports Anchor and assistant producer.