Hannah Storm is an American television sports journalist. She also has worked for ESPN’s SportsCenter Sunday morning with Bob Ley as an anchor. She also has hosted NBA Countdown on ABC.
Hannah was born on June 13, 1962, in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. Her birth name is Hannah Lynn Storen. She was born to sports executive Mike Storen. He was also general manager of Indiana Pacers and president of Atlanta Hawks in the NBA. She attended Westminster Schools of Atlanta and graduated from there in 1979. In 1983 he graduated from the University of Notre Dame with degrees in political science and communications.
In early 1980, Hannah Strom worked as a disc jockey for a radio station in Corpus Christi, Texas. She worked for WNDu-TV while she was at Notre Dame. After completion of her graduation, she worked at KNCN-FM in Corpus Christi, Texas as a disc jockey. She then worked as the drive-time sportscaster at a Houston rock station KSRR 97 Rock. For four years she did a variety of radio and television jobs while she was in Houston. From 1988-89 she worked on WCNC TV 36 as a weekend sports anchor.
From 1989 to 1992 she worked on CNN Sports Tonight as the first female host beginning her national experience. She also has hosted Major League Baseball Preview and 1990 Goodwill Games for TBS. She left CNN in May 1992 and joined NBC. She also has hosted the Olympic Games, the National Football League, Major League Baseball and NBA and WNBA basketball. Storm also hosted NBC Major League Baseball games from 1994 to 2000 becoming the first American woman to act as solo host of a network’s sports package. From 1997 to 2002 she hosted The NBA on NBC. She also has worked as an anchor of Notre Dame football, NBC SportsDesk, World Figure Skating Championships, French Open and Men’s and Women’s U.S. Open.
IN 2002, Hannah Strom moved to CBS News, where she worked as the host of The Early Show. While working as the host she covered news events which include the 2004 U.S. presidential election, Hurricane Katrina, the 2004 Democratic National Convention, Iraq War as well as the 2005 London terrorist bombings. She also has interviewed Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, President George W. Bush, First Lady Laura Bush and Senators Barack Obama, John McCain and Hilary Clinton. She also has interviewed Tiger Woods, Paul McCartney, Jennifer Aniston, Elton John, Jamie Foxx, Peyton Manning and Halle Berry. On December 7, 2007, she last co-hosted Early Show.
On May 10, 2008, she joined ESPN. From 9 am until noon she anchors SportsCenter. Along with Chris Fowler and Mike Tirico, she has co-hosted the 2009 U.S. Open. She also has co-hosted 2010 U.S. Open and 2011 Wimbledon. She covered the 2010 NBA Finals between Los Angeles Lakers and Boston Celtics with anchor Stuart Scott.
Hannah Strom got married to Dan Hicks on January 8, 1994. Dan is a sportscaster. The couple together is blessed with three daughters named Riley, Ellery, and Hannah. As of 2016, Strom's net worth is estimated to be $1.5 million dollars.
On 11 December 2012, she suffered from second-degree burn to her chest and first-degree burns to her neck and face. During the accident, she lost her eyelashes, eyebrows, and half of her hair. She was treated at Westchester Medical Center in Valhalla, New York. On January 1, 2013, she returned to the air.?
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