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Amazon Hires New Thursday Night Football Reporter

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The 2022 NFL season is fast approaching. With about a month until the football year officially begins, Amazon has made a big-time hire for Thursday Night Football.

Amazon has hired the well-known Taylor Rooks to be a feature reporter on Thursday Night Football this upcoming season. Rooks, 30, is one of the fastest-rising sports media members in the industry.

“Taylor Rooks is an incredibly talented journalist, who has already established herself as one of the best interviewers in sports,” said Marie Donoghue, Vice President, Global Sports Video for Amazon, via Front Office Sports. “We look forward to bringing her engaging and illuminating conversations to our Thursday Night Football coverage.”

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Taylor Rooks has grown in fame thanks to her strong interviewing skills and ability to connect with players. She'll take those talents to the NFL this upcoming season. 

It's a "dream come true" for the 30-year-old reporter.

"LIFE UPDATE: I’m incredibly happy to announce that I’ll be joining Thursday Night Football this season!! I’ll be doing long form interviews and features with your favorite NFL players and continuing to tell stories in meaningful and fresh ways. A dream come true," said Rooks. 

A big-time hire for the major network.