Courtney Cronin

NFL Nation Reporter: Minnesota Vikings

Courtney Cronin is a national award-winning journalist who joined ESPN in August 2017 as the Minnesota Vikings reporter for NFL Nation. She delivers news, analysis and insight about the Vikings on while contributing to other ESPN platforms, including television and radio.

Prior to ESPN, Cronin worked as a multimedia sports reporter for the San Jose Mercury News. During her time in the Bay Area, Cronin covered the Warriors, Raiders, 49ers, Giants, A’s and Sharks, expanding her coverage across a multitude of platforms from the NBA Finals to Colin Kaeperick’s National Anthem protest. From 2013-16, she was a leading voice on football and basketball recruiting throughout the Southeast with The Clarion-Ledger (Miss.), where she also covered SEC football and high school sports as a reporter and editor.

A native of Glenview, Ill., Cronin graduated with degrees in journalism and Spanish from Indiana University. She is a member of the Associated Press Sports Editors (APSE), the Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM) and the Professional Basketball Writers Association (PBWA).