Since joining ESPN in August 2000, John Sutcliffe has distinguished himself as a savvy sideline reporter and golf commentator for ESPN International, covering all four of the Majors: the Masters, U.S. Open, British Open and PGA Championship.
During the 2010 FIFA World Cup, Sutcliffe served as a reporter covering the Mexican national team for ESPN and ABC’s U.S. English-language coverage, ESPN Deportes’ news and information program, and ESPN networks in the Latin American region. In 2013, Sutcliffe became ESPN’s lead on its comprehensive English- and Spanish-language coverage of the Mexican National Team (El Tri) through the FIFA Confederations Cup Brazil 2013 as an embedded reporter.
A Mexico City native, Sutcliffe has a vast knowledge of sports gained from many years working in various areas of sports broadcasting. Before joining ESPN, he was a correspondent for Titulares Telemundo and their NBA sideline reporter, the sports director for PCTV, and also worked as a host for canal TVC providing sports news to the interior of Mexico. During this time he also served as the project coordinator for ESPN2 in Mexico.
Among his other credits, Sutcliffe worked for seven years for TNT in Atlanta, Georgia, as a commentator and analyst for their Latin American transmissions of golf and the NBA, and was the manager of Señales Deportivas for Telered. His radio work includes sports coverage for Alfa Radio 91.3, covering the Mexican selection for the 1994 and 1998 World Cups, Super Bowls, the NBA and more, and for Radio VIP and 88-1 FM, where he hosted the program Semanal Sports Central.
Sutcliffe studied at the Instituto Irlandés and received a degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Anáhuac del Norte. He is based in Mexico City.
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