Award-winning journalist, producer and director Hannah Storm is a pioneer in broadcasting, a published author, an advocate for children suffering from debilitating vascular birthmarks, and, most importantly, a mother of three girls.
In 2018, Storm made sports broadcasting history when she became the play-by-play voice of Amazon Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football. Storm is part of the first female duo ever to broadcast a professional sports series in the US, and the first ever female team to provide commentary on NFL Games.
Storm joined ESPN in 2008, where she is currently the co-host of SportsCenter, the network’s flagship program. Storm served as host and executive producer of ESPN’s primetime interview specials, Face to Face with Hannah Storm, and has hosted major events including: Wimbledon, the U.S. Open, the New York City Marathon, Veterans Day specials, the Super Bowl, the College Football Playoff National Championship, the ESPY Awards, the NBA Finals, the NFL Combine, Muhammad Ali’s funeral, the historic MLB visit to Cuba, the NFL Draft, Mayweather-Paqauaio, Mayweather-McGregor, and the Rio Olympics. In addition, Storm has hosted The Sports Reporters and contributed to E:60 and Outside the Lines. She is also an original member of the Board of Advisors for espnW. In 2008, Storm founded Brainstormin’ Productions and has executive produced, directed and produced award-winning documentary films and branded content. Film projects include: Rowdy (SEC Network); Danica (EPIX, 2-time New York Film Festivals Award winner); Love & Payne, (espnW, ESPN); Shaq & Dale [SEC Network, ESPN, ABC); Swoopes, (espnW, ESPN); Moving the Goal (ESPN, Gracie Award winner); and Unmatched (ESPN, Peabody Award winner/Gracie Award winner). In addition, Storm directed branded content and web series for Under Armour, Oakley, Proctor and Gamble (Gracie Award winner), Ford, and Gillette.
Also, in 2008, Storm founded the Hannah Storm Foundation, which funds surgeries for children suffering from debilitating vascular birthmarks. The Hannah Storm Foundation has funded surgeries for children from the United States, China, the Republic of Georgia, Slovenia, India, and South Africa. The Hannah Storm Foundation has also helped institute new insurance codes and funds the Hannah Storm Journalism Internship at Notre Dame.