Kevin Negandhi is currently an ESPN SportsCenter anchor, co-hosting the 9am-12pm ET edition alongside Hannah Storm. Negandhi joined ESPN in September 2006 as an anchor for ESPNEWS, and since then has become one of the most recognizable faces on SportsCenter. At ESPN, Negandhi has hosted NFL Live, Baseball Tonight, Outside the Lines, College Football Live, NBA Tonight, and the women’s NCAA basketball Final Four.
Prior to ESPN, Negandhi worked as a sports director at WWSB-TV in Sarasota, Florida, 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 a sports director for KTVO-TV in Kirksville, Missouri. (1998-99). Negandhi began his career as a college sports stringer at USA Today in 1995.
A native of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, Negandhi graduated from Temple University in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in communications. While serving as sports editor at Temple University’s Temple News newspaper he received a third-place award by Columbia School of Journalism for College Writers. Negandhi is only the second Indian-American to be a local sports anchor and the first to serve on a national sports network.