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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Hannah Storm  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Website -- http://www.hannahstorm.com/index.html
-- Hannah Storm on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=hannah+storm


Illinois Connection

Hannah as born in Oak Park, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

A graduate of the University of Notre Dame with degrees in communications and political science, Storm began her career while still in school, working at WNDU-TV, the Notre Dame-owned NBC affiliate in South Bend, Indiana. After graduation, she took a job as a disc jockey at KNCN-FM in Corpus Christi, Texas. Six months later, she landed at Houston’s KSRR-FM as their drive-time sport anchor.Hannah is a trailblazing and award winning sports and newscaster hosts the weekday edition of ESPN’s SportsCenter, and during the NFL season, hosts the Sunday edition of SportsCenter.Storm created the Hannah Storm Foundation in 2008, which raises awareness and provides treatment for children suffering from debilitating and disfiguring vascular birthmarks. For her work as an author, Literacy Advance of Houston honored her as a Champion of Literacy. In 2004, Storm received the American Women in Radio and Television Gracie Award for Outstanding Anchor for News. In 1998, Storm won her first Gracie Award for her pioneering work as a female in the world of sports broadcasting. In 2007, Storm received The Paley Center for Media’s highest honor when she was named as a member of the “She Made It, Women Creating Television and Radio” Hall-of -Fame. Storm has also received The University of Notre Dame’ s Distinguished Alumni Award, the March of Dimes Sports Legends Award, the Kim Perrot Courage Award, the YWCA Brava Award and the Traditional Home Classic Woman Award.


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