Doris Burke is an ESPN sports reporter and a sports analyst for “NBA on ESPN” and “NBA on ABC.” She covers college basketball on ABC and ESPN. Burke was the first female sportscaster to call New York Knicks games. As an athlete at Providence College, she played point guard for four years.
Leading the team in assists, she graduated with the all-time record. In 2013, she debuted at ESPN as a co-host on “NBA Countdown.” By 2017, became the first woman at the national level to be assigned a full-time role as an NBA game analyst for ESPN.
Holly Sonders is a college athlete from Michigan State, where she played golf. She was 21 when she landed her first sports television job on the Golf Channel. Fox Sports recruited her next, and she made a splash in golfing circles with her very feminine treatment of coverage on the greens.
Her personal coverage is often sparse, and it’s appreciated, especially on her Instagram page, where she has generated a 572K following modeling for fans.
Hailing from Australia, Mieke Buchan has covered world sporting events like the Olympics, The U.S. Open Tennis, Formula One, and the Super Bowl. Buchan studied communications at the University of Technology, Sydney, where she earned her bachelor’s degree.
At the Australian University Games, she competed in netball. In 2003 she relocated to Los Angeles to cover major sporting events for ESPN, ABC, Fox Sports Net, and the Tennis Channel. In 2013, the sports reporter delved into celebrity interviews. On the release of “Thor: The Dark World,” she interviewed Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth.
Hannah Storm graduated from Notre Dame in 1983 and went on to pioneer the role of women in sports broadcasting. She has an award-winning and celebrated career as a journalist and as an author. Storm was the first-ever female host of CNN’s “Sports Tonight.”
She covered major sporting events like the U.S. Open, Wimbledon, the Super Bowl, and the Rose Parade. She is the anchor at “SportsCenter on the Road” and other ESPN primetime specials. Amongst her awards, she has won the 2000 Gracie Award for Pioneering work as a female in sports news.
Laura McKeeman’s first sports reporting job was in Tampa Bay as a sideline reporter for the Rays. She moved to San Diego and reported from the sidelines at Petco Park for the San Diego Padres for Fox Sports.
McKeeman originally broke into a career as a sports journalist with ESPN on the network’s SEC Network in 2014. She holds Miss Florida's 2012 beauty pageant title. The sports reporter is married to MLB player Josh Rutledge.