“SportsCenter” Co-Anchor Elle Duncan Signs New Multi-Year Contract with ESPN

SportsCenter co-anchor Elle Duncan has signed a new multi-year contract with ESPN to remain at the network. She will continue to serve as co-anchor of the evening edition of SportsCenter opposite Kevin Negandhi.

What’s Happening:

  • ESPN has announced they’ve re-signed SportsCenter anchor Elle Duncan to a new multi-year contract.
  • Duncan, who joined ESPN in 2016 will continue in her current role, co-hosting the 6 p.m. ET edition of SportsCenter with Kevin Negandhi on weekdays, a position she’s held since March.
  • Earlier this year, Duncan and Negandhi covered the NFL Draft appearing on the morning show Get Up as well as on ESPN’s radio broadcasts of the Draft.
  • In addition to SportsCenter, Duncan has been part of several ESPN shows, specials, and events including:
    • College Football Playoff National Championship
    • First Take, Her Take podcast
    • Around the Horn
    • Highly Questionable
    • The Undefeated’s Time for Change: We Won’t Be Defeated
    • espnW Summit

What They’re Saying:

  • Norby Williamson, ESPN Executive Vice President, Event and Studio Production & Executive Editor: “Elle has been a fantastic team player since joining us and has handled every assignment with professionalism and a great attitude. She and Kevin Negandhi on the 6 pm SportsCenter are a destination for fans for breaking news and a look ahead to the big matchups of the night. Elle excels at everything she touches and she makes us better each day.”
  • Elle Duncan: “For over five years, ESPN has given me the opportunity and space to be myself. And in my experience that is worth holding on to. However, there’s no greater test of that belief than me barking on air… so I’m glad we wrapped this up before college football starts. Also, Go Dawgs.”

Elle Duncan’s Career Highlights:

  • Duncan’s career in broadcasting started in 2003 when she worked for former Atlanta sports radio station 790 the Zone. In 2005 she became an on-air personality for Atlanta’s V103.
  • By 2010, Duncan had moved to sports, working for the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network and would go on to serve as a television sideline reporter for the Atlanta Hawks.
  • She also worked for Atlanta’s NBC-TV affiliate, WXIA-TV before joining the New England Sports Network (NESN) in Boston.