Host, ESPN SportsCenter
Kevin Negandhi is the first Indian-American Anchor on a National Sports Network in American Television history. For the past year he has been the face of SportsCenter weekdays at 9am along with Hannah Storm. Before that, he had primarily served as an anchor for SportsCenter, College Football Live, and Outside the Lines with fill-in work on Baseball Tonight, NFL Live and NBA Fast Break. He joined ESPN in September of 2006.
Kevin joined ESPN from WWSB-TV in Sarasota, Fla., where he was a Sports Director from 2004-06. He also served as the station’s Sports Anchor/Reporter for three years (1999-2002). While working in Florida, he won three Associated Press awards — “Best Sports Cast” in 2004 and 2005 and “Best Breaking Sports News” in 2005. Prior to that, he was the Sports Director for KTVO-TV in Kirksville, Mo. (1998-99). Kevin began his career as a college sports stringer at USA Today in 1995. A native of Phoenixville, Pa., Kevin graduated from Temple University in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in communications. While serving as the Sports Editor at Temple University’s Temple News newspaper he received a third-place award by Columbia School of Journalism for College Writers. Kevin is only the second Indian-American to be a local sports anchor.’