Kate Fagan

Kate Fagan joined ESPN in 2012 and has been a columnist and feature writer for espnW, whose stories have also appeared on ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. She is a regular panelist on ESPN’s Around the Horn, contributes to The Sports Reporters, First Take and other shows.

Fagan has written several in-depth profiles that have generated media and social buzz, including an ESPN The Magazine story on U.S. Women’s National Team star Abby Wambach, a breaking-news interview with Derrick Gordon, the first openly gay player in NCAA Division I men’s basketball and a poignant look at Madison Holleran, a University of Pennsylvania track and field athlete who died by suicide.

Previously, Fagan spent three seasons covering the Philadelphia 76ers for the Philadelphia Inquirer. Prior to that, she was also a sports writer for The Glen Falls Post-Star and the sports editor of The Ellensburg Daily Record.

Fagan graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Communication and played on the women’s basketball team from 1999-2004.

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