In GuysGirl’s ‘Watch Me Work’ series, I love to feature bad ass women in sports to find out how they got into the industry, their favorite events to cover and the process that goes into getting to the top.
One of those women is University of North Florida grad and host of ESPN’s SportsCenter, Sara Walsh.
As the weekend SportsCenter anchor, Walsh sits alongside Matt Barrie as the pair frequently travels for weekend shows in different cities around the country. Especially during football season, SportsCenter on the Road allows Walsh and her team experience fanatical sports fans in cities all over the country.This is rare as most people like Walsh work behind a desk but initially get into the business because of their love for sports—ultimately having to choose between covering a sport or experiencing it as a fan. However, SportsCenter on the Road allows Walsh to experience the best of both worlds.
In our interview, Walsh talks about these experiences, the best city she’s worked in and how she got to the SportsCenter anchor desk. She also may or may not touch on how fellow ESPNer, Ryen Russillo, has a strong bromance with her husband that includes frequent trips to the mall.
Check out our interview with Sara below…