ESPN’s Charly Arnolt has extended her contract with the network and will be stepping into a full-time role starting in early April.

What’s Happening:

  • ESPN has announced that multi-platform host and reporter Charly Arnolt will be joining the network on a full-time basis beginning in early April.
  • This news following the recent launch of the weekly ESPN Podcast First Take, Her Take which features Arnolt along with Kimberley A. Martin and Chiney Ogwumike.

  • Arnolt will continue to have a significant role across many of the network’s other signature brands as well.
  • In addition to First Take, Her Take, she’ll continue to contribute to select editions of ESPN’s First Take and as well as SportsCenter.
  • Arnolt will regularly appear on ESPN+’s SportsNation along with other digital shows across the sports streaming service as well.

What They’re Saying:

  • Charly Arnolt: “It is so incredibly exciting to become a full-time member of the ESPN family. I look forward to continuing to grow with such a talented group of professionals and I can’t wait for all the opportunities that lie ahead.”
  • David Roberts, ESPN senior vice president, production: “From radio and podcasts to TV and streaming, Charly continues to thrive across any platform she pursues. We are excited to have her join ESPN full time and interact with fans even more regularly across the network.”

About Charly Arnolt:

  • Arnolt joined ESPN in September 2018 hosting select editions of First Take, SportsCenter updates and SportsCenter on Snapchat.
  • She first gained attention nationally as host and backstage interviewer Charly Caruso, with the WWE.
  • Originally from Indianapolis, Arnolt’s extensive broadcasting career has also included co-hosting nationally syndicated radio shows and a self-created web series as well as several years as an anchor on local FOX, CBS and NBC affiliates across Indiana, Missouri and West Virginia.
  • She’s covered the NFL, NBA, IndyCar and a variety of college sports.
  • Arnolt graduated summa cum laude in broadcast journalism from American University.