JENN BROWN JOINS SPIKE’S MULTI-PLATFORM COVERAGE OF BELLATOR MMA
HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. – (January 23, 2017) – Jenn Brown, an Emmy-award winning sports broadcaster and television personality, has joined Spike’s on-air and online coverage of Bellator MMA.
In this newly created role, Brown will host Bellator’s online fight coverage and provide updates as well as conduct interviews during the live telecasts. In addition she will host feature segments both on-air and online while working with the digital team on long-form content for Bellator.com.
A two-time Emmy-award winner, Brown is a former Division I Collegiate Athlete for the University of Florida, and has reported from the sidelines of the biggest college football and baseball games for ESPN. Brown was the first female correspondent for Inside the NFL and can be regularly seen covering both boxing and MMA. She spent eight years as a reporter and host for ESPN and sidelined the smash-hit show American Ninja Warrior.
“We are thrilled to have such an accomplished sports broadcaster like Jenn Brown join Spike’s critically-acclaimed coverage of Bellator MMA,” said Scott Fishman, Executive Producer, Spike Sports. “Her knowledge and experience in on-air reporting for major sports including mixed martial arts will be a great complement to our multiplatform coverage.”
“I’m excited to join the on air and digital coverage of Bellator MMA, an emerging global sports franchise with such an exciting future ahead,” said Brown.
Brown’s inaugural appearance on Spike’s coverage of Bellator MMA took place this past Saturday during Bellator 170: Ortiz vs Sonnen. Brown previously worked with Bellator President Scott Coker for Showtime’s coverage of Strikeforce.