FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, July 16th, 2019
NFL REPORTER JOE FANN JOINS NBC SPORTS NORTHWEST AS NFL AND SEATTLE SEAHAWKS INSIDER
Fann to Provide Seahawks Reports and Content
PORTLAND, Ore. – July 16, 2019 – NFL reporter Joe Fann has joined NBC Sports Northwest as an NFL and Seattle Seahawks Insider, effective immediately. A Seattle native, Fann will cover the Seahawks and create multiplatform content throughout the year. Duties will span weekly Seahawks reports with coaches and players, weekly power rankings, news around the league and custom content on-air; on digital via NBCSportsNorthwest.com and the MyTeams by NBC Sports app; social media; and podcasts.
“We’re excited to have Joe join the NBC Sports Northwest team,” said Diane Penny, SVP and GM, NBC Sports Northwest. “Joe has impressive experience, engaging presence, and unique insights. We’re eager to bring him back to his roots, and we’re confident in his ability to connect NFL fans to the teams, players and coaches they care about.”
“I am thrilled for the opportunity to join NBC Sports Northwest,” said Fann. “As a Seattle native, I’m eager to return home near friends and family in what is truly a dream role – both personally and professionally. I look forward to working with the NBCNW team to build upon the fantastic things already taking place within the network.”
Previously, Fann has held positions as a reporter and writer with the San Francisco 49ers (2015-2019) and Tennessee Titans (2014-2015). He most recently worked as the 49ers’ Senior Reporter, serving as the primary writer and video host for 49ers.com, as well as the team’s social media platforms. Fann is a graduate of Chapman University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in television and broadcast journalism. He also has work experience with the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Reign FC, University of Washington, Los Angeles Lakers, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Dodgers, and ESPN Seattle Radio.
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