TV Analyst & On-Camera Host | Melissa Ortiz

Hi Melissa, a quick glance over your online bio and you will see Olympian, Former Pro Footballer, TV Analyst, In-Stadium Host for the New York Red Bulls, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of Kickoff Coffee Company. I know there are more roles and projects you are involved with, in short, you are busy! Tell us about yourself, your journey and how you ended up where you are today.

You’re were In-Stadium Host for the New York Red Bulls, what are the preparations involved and what did a normal week look like for you during experience in New York?

As mentioned, you are the Co-Founder of Kickoff Coffee Company. Coffee and football, what a combo! Could you tell us more about this project/company and how it all started?

We’ve got to mention your playing career, you represented your country in international tournaments! What are your key memories and highlights from your time playing for the Colombian Women’s National Team?

Was the plan always to remain within football after you retired?

What general advice would you give to people aspiring to get into sports presenting and broadcasting? What key skills are required?

What are you excited about in your industry at the moment?

In your area of work, what is something you feel most people don’t talk about or focus on enough?

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