Krista Blunk joined ESPN in 1999 as a play-by-play and color analyst for NCAA volleyball, soccer, men’s and women’s basketball and softball.
In addition to working with ESPN, Blunk spent 13 seasons as the color analyst for the Sacramento Monarchs of the WNBA. She was a co-host of “Monarchs Talk” on Sports 1140 AM KHTK and has been an analyst for the WNBA Playoffs for both NBA TV and Oxygen. She also worked as an analyst for the “Kings House Party Live” on Comcast SportsNet.
For more than a decade, Blunk has been an analyst and reporter for the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament with ESPN, Westwood One and NCAA Productions. She has also worked with a variety of networks, covering NCAA football, men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer and softball.
Blunk got her start in California as the radio and television analyst for the San Jose Lasers of the American Basketball League (1997-99) and as the television analyst for Stanford women’s basketball (1997-99). Before moving to California, she anchored at the Evansville, Ind., Fox affiliate in 1996 and produced and broadcasted for local stations WEVV-TSN and WFIE-TV.
As a student-athlete at the University of Evansville, Blunk was a four-year starter on the basketball team. As a senior, she was named the NCAA “Sportswoman of the Year” for her athletic and academic achievements. She also played professionally for two seasons with the Kentucky Marauders of the Women’s Basketball Association (1996) and in Australia (1994-95). In 2004, Blunk’s high school inducted the three-sport athlete and four-year letter winner into the Tell City High School Hall of Fame.
Blunk graduated with honors from the University of Evansville in 1993, receiving a bachelor’s degree in telecommunications/public relations.
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