Journalist, ESPN | Producer and Director, Brainstormin’ Productions
Award-winning journalist, producer, and director Hannah Storm is a pioneer in broadcasting, a published author, an advocate for children suffering from debilitating vascular anomalies, and a mother of young women.
Storm’s decorated career in sports and news broadcasting includes a variety of roles at ABC, CBS News, NBC Sports, and CNN. Storm joined ESPN in 2008, where she is the co-host of SportsCenter and host The Rose Parade, The NY Marathon and The Boston Marathon. In 2008, Storm founded Brainstormin’ Productions and has directed, and produced award-winning documentary films and branded content, including her most recent project, a 6-part series for HULU: Grails “When Sneakers Change the Game”, which received Gold Awards in both the Documentary and Streaming categories of the New York Festivals TV & Film Awards. Currently, Storm is hosting a podcast with the NBA and IHeart Radio, entitled “NBA DNA with Hannah Storm” .Also in 2008, Storm founded the Hannah Storm Foundation, which funds surgeries for children suffering from debilitating vascular vascular anomalies. The foundation also funds the Hannah Storm Journalism Internship at Notre Dame. Additionally, Storm has penned two books: Notre Dame Inspirations and Go Girl! Raising Healthy, Confident, and Successful Daughters through Sports.
Storm received communications and political science degrees from the University of Notre Dame in 1983. Storm also holds an honorary Doctorate from the University of Portland for Public Service.