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Famous Female Announcers

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List of famous female announcers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female announcers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being announcers. There are thousand of females working as announcers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic announcers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a announcer then the people below should give you inspiration.

Use every item on this list for yours, from Keiko Kono to Mitsuko Yorichika.

While this isn't a list of all female announcers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female announcers?" and "Who are the best female announcers?"

Charlotte Green (born 4 May 1956) is a British radio broadcaster and a former continuity announcer and news reader for BBC Radio 4. After 1988 she specialised in news reading, including reading the news on Radio 4 breakfast Today programme, and reading news items on The News Quiz. The Daily Telegraph described her as "the supreme Radio 4 announcer whose warm yet slightly formal tones were once voted the nation's favourite". Green left Radio 4 in January 2013, and currently reads the classified football results on BBC Radio 5 Live and the World Service Sports Report, succeeding James Alexander Gordon. Her autobiography The News is Read was published by The Robson Press in 2014. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: England

Kelly Tilghman (born August 6, 1969, North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina) was a broadcaster for The Golf Channel, and the PGA Tour's first female lead golf announcer. Tilghman, who played college golf at Duke University, works as a course reporter for The Golf Channel, after having served as the main play-by-play announcer during its PGA Tour telecasts. She became an anchor in 2007 when the PGA Tour signed a 15-year deal in which The Golf Channel broadcasts the first three events of the year, weekday coverage of all tour events, and full coverage of the Fall Series and opposite-field events. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 49

Birthplace: North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

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Beth Mowins

Elizabeth Mowins (born May 26, 1967) is a play-by-play announcer and sports journalist for ESPN and CBS. She typically calls women's college sports, and became only the second woman to call nationally televised college football games for ESPN in 2005. Mowins was paired with Cat Whitehill on ESPN's tertiary broadcast team for the telecasts of the 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 51

Birthplace: Syracuse, New York

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Hannie Lips

Hannah Phillips (16 July 1924 – 19 November 2012) better known as Hannie Lips, was a Dutch broadcaster and television announcer of among others Dutch public broadcasting association KRO.She is best known to international audiences for presenting the Third Eurovision Song Contest in 1958 when it was staged in Hilversum, Netherlands. In addition she hosted the Dutch National Song Contest in 1960 and 1962. Hannie Lips died in the Netherlands at the age of 88 in her hometown Laren. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 88 (1924-2012)

Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands