Anna Negron

After a 25-year stint in the great Garden State, I ventured to Connecticut in 2016 to join the communications department at ESPN. As a senior publicist on the college sports team, I support all sports across the board, with a primary focus on college basketball (men’s and women’s) and lacrosse. My job has taken me across the country and back, including multiple College GameDay stops, men’s and women’s Final Fours, and a whole lot of fun (and miles). I am a proud graduate of Seton Hall University.
COVID-19

Maria Taylor’s Six-Month Journey with Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu Gets Much Different Cover Story Ending than Expected

Six months of reporting took an unexpected turn after the COVID-19 outbreak, but Taylor made adjustments to her profile of…
NCAAB

In Studio With . . . LaPhonso Ellis and Seth Greenberg

Go behind the screen with some of ESPN's busiest college basketball hosts, reporters and analysts.
NCAAB

2 Analysts + 0 Play-By-Play = A LOT OF Jimmy Dykes and Fran Fraschilla

Tonight in Spokane, ESPN's CBB game analysts are running point for San Francisco-Gonzaga (11 ET, ESPN2). Here's why.
NCAAB

Adding Yet Another Role, Rowe Revels in Primetime Assignment

Holly Rowe brings her talents to Saturday Primetime.
NCAAB

40 Years – and Counting – Of Dick Vitale’s Incredible Impact on College Basketball

The O.G. PTPer, Dickie V made his ESPN debut Dec. 5, 1979. Enjoy a brief retrospective in this video.
College GameDay

GameDay goes from Happy Valley, PA to Brookings, SD in a Few “Easy” Steps

College GameDay makes its first-ever trip to Brookings, S.D: An inside look at nimbleness, tireless effort by dedicated staff to…
Olympic Sports

“The faces on our ESPN team have changed over the last 25 years – but our commitment to lacrosse has escalated as the sport has grown.”

This weekend marks 25 consecutive years of NCAA LAX Championship coverage on ESPN; revisit the 1996 Men's Final with analyst…
NCAAB

ESPN’s Star-Powered NCAA Women’s Final Four Open Debuts Tonight, Weaves Intriguing Storylines

The show Open revolves around the idea of Fate versus Free will. Actress Samira Wiley plays the role of fate,…
Journalism Showcase

ESPN Producer Emma Reed Profiles Sabrina Ionescu With The Help Of The Oregon Star’s Twin Brother

"When I found out how important her family was to her, I wanted to tell her story through that lens."
NCAAB

#TBT: Some 35 Years Ago, Greenberg Helped Guide Virginia To The Final Four

ESPN College GameDay analyst was an assistant on Cavs team that made surprising run to 1984 national semifinals.
College GameDay

What does a researcher for College GameDay do?

Bryan "Saint" Ives answers College GameDay commentators' basketball questions at all hours. Learn why he's considered the crew's "secret weapon."
Behind The Scenes

“At ESPN, All The Women That Work Together, We Are A Support System For One Another.”

Maria Taylor and Laura Rutledge are two of the many women contributing to College Football National Championship coverage.
NCAAB

No. 1 Gonzaga is the setting for Pasch and Walton to reunite for another year of frivolity and free throws

Tonight, for the first time in the 2018-19 college basketball season, ESPN's Dave Pasch and The Universe's Bill Walton reunite…
Journalism Showcase

A different side of Tua through Rinaldi’s poignant prism

How does Tom Rinaldi, who profiles Tua Tagovailoa for College GameDay (Saturday, 9 a.m., ESPN), tell such emotional stories? A…
NCAAB

“I’m grateful to have worn a uniform and to have had the opportunity to represent this great country”

ESPN analyst Chris Spatola is a former soldier, Black Knights guard, Blue Devils assistant; he calls Army-Duke basketball on Veterans…
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