Kaylee Hartung is an award winning college sports reporter for ESPN. Hartung regularly appears on SportsCenter and contributes to ESPN’s coverage of college football, basketball and baseball as an in-game reporter. She is currently the sideline reporter for SEC Network’s Primetime Football Game with legendary broadcaster Brent Musburger and analyst Jesse Palmer.
Hartung joined ESPN in the fall of 2012 as an anchor and reporter for Longhorn Network. She hosted Longhorn Network’s flagship program Longhorn Extra, reported for Texas GameDay and crafted feature stories – two of which garnered LoneStar Emmys. When SEC Network launched in the fall of 2014, Hartung was tabbed as the reporter for the channel’s flagship college football program, SEC Nation.
Hartung’s career in sports broadcasting began as a sideline reporter for CBS Sports Network. Additionally, she served as a reporter for CBS and Turner Sports’ online coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, the PGA Championship and BCS National Championship, among other events.
Before crossing over to sports, Hartung spent five years in CBS News’ Washington Bureau. She produced, photographed and edited her own reports for CBSNews.com. She also worked as an associate producer for “Face the Nation” and assistant to the program’s host, venerable newsman Bob Schieffer.
Hartung graduated from Washington and Lee University where she majored in broadcast journalism and politics. She is a native of Baton Rouge, LA.