Shehadi at Dolphin Stadium in January 2009
|Born||McLean, Virginia, U.S.|
|Alma mater||University of Florida|
Lauren Shehadi is an American sportscaster for the MLB Network. She previously worked for CBSSports.com and CBS College Sports Network. In addition to serving as the host for many of the videos on CBSSports.com, Shehadi was the co-host of the SEC Tailgate show and the ALT Games with Jonny Moseley on the CBS College Sports Network. In 2010 she was a candidate for Playboy’s "Sexiest Sportscaster" contest.
In January 2018, she started hosting a podcast called The Podium, a podcast between NBC Sports Group and Vox Media, which focuses on athletes and events at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea.
Shehadi attended Langley High School in McLean, Virginia, graduating in 2001. In college at the University of Florida she served as the host of the online Gatorzone. She also worked as an intern for The Best Damn Sports Show Period and as a sports anchor for KXMC-TV in Minot, North Dakota. She joined the MLB Network in 2012. She previously hosted The Rundown on MLB Network alongside Matt Yallof and currently hosts MLB Central alongside Mark DeRosa and Robert Flores.
- Snyder, Matt (2009-01-21). "Sexiest Sportscasters of 2009 Narrowed to 5, Erin Andrews Still Around". Backporch. Fanhouse.com. Archived from the original on 2009-01-24.
- Royal, John (2009-01-28). "Playboy's Finalists for Sexiest Sportscaster: Erin Andrews, Bonnie Bernstein, Charissa Thompson, Lauren Shehadi and Molly Sullivan" (blog). Houston Press. Retrieved 2012-09-25.
- Daulerio, A. J. (2008-12-04). "And Here Are Your Nominees For Playboy's Sexiest Sportscaster of the Year". Deadspin. Retrieved 2012-09-25.
- "KX News: Lauren Shehadi". KXnet.com. Archived from the original on 2008-10-17.
- Picture of Shehadi while working for KXMC-TV
- Meoli, John (2017-02-10). "Q&A with MLB Network host and Orioles fan Lauren Shehadi". Baltimore Sun. Retrieved 2017-10-17.