Kevin Negandhi joined ESPN in September 2006 as an anchor for ESPNEWS.
Prior to ESPN, Negandhi worked as a sports director at WWSB-TV in Sarasota, Fla., 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, Mo. (1998-99). Negandhi began his career as a college sports stringer at USA Today in 1995.
A native of Phoenixville, Pa., Negandhi was 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.
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