ESPN’s inventive remote operations team recently surpassed its 500th “Live From Home” remote commentator installation and its 1,000th “Live From Home” remote event, far surpassing any other entity In sports broadcasting.
Today, we zero in on the Philadelphia-based home studio setup of the one and only Doris Burke. The Curt Gowdy Media Award winning broadcaster was the game analyst on March 11, 2020, calling what would be the final NBA game in four months due to the Covid-19 U.S. outbreak.
In the past year, Burke, like many ESPN commentators, has adjusted to several new ways of serving sports fans, including from inside the “NBA Bubble,” to returning on site at new locations in empty arenas, to calling games from home. Burke joins Mark Jones and Cassidy Hubbarth tonight to call Bucks vs. Sixers at 7 ET on ESPN.