Doris Burke Biography and Wiki
Doris Burke is an American sports journalist working for ESPN NBA as an analyst and reporter. She is an announcer for College Basketball on ABC, College Basketball on ESPN, NBA on ABC, and NBA on ESPN.
Burke began her career as a sports journalist in 1990 as an analyst for women’s games for her college Providence College. She was also an analyst on Big East Women’s games on television and later Big East men’s games.
She joined ESPN in 1991 and has been part of ESPN’s coverage of the WNBA. Burke was also the primary radio and television voice of the New York Liberty. She was named the sideline reporter for ESPN and ABC covering ESPN’s top men’s basketball team alongside Dick Vitale.
Doris became the first female commentator for a New York Knicks game on the radio and on television. For ten years, she was the sideline reporter for the NBA Finals on ABC. Burke was then featured by the NBA 2K11 video game for 2K Sports as the new sideline reporter in 2010. Since then, she has been featured on each edition including the latest NBA 2K21
Burke signed a multi-year contract extension in October 2013 to works as the NBA commentator for ESPN. She served as an analyst for NBA Countdown, an NBA pre-game show on ESPN alongside analysts Jalen Rose and Avery Johnson.
She was named a regular NBA game analyst for ESPN in 2017 becoming the first woman to be designated a full regular-season role at the national level. Since 2020, she calls the NBA Finals and the conference finals on ESPN Radio alongside Mark Kestecher.
Doris Burke Age
Burke is 55 years as of 2021, she was born on 4 November 1965 in West Islip, New York, in the United States.
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Doris Burke Height
Burke stands at an average height of 1.73 meters with a moderate weight.
Doris Burke Family, Parents
Burke was born and brought up in the USA by her loving parents. However, she has not disclosed any further information on her family nor her siblings. She was raised alongside her seven siblings as the youngest one.
Burke went to Manasquan High School[ where she played basketball as a point guard. She then graduated from Providence College where she also played college basketball for the Providence Friars women’s basketball team as the point guard for four years.
Doris Burke Husband and Married
Burke was previously married to Gregg Burk, the head golf coach at the University of Rhode Island. Together they have two children a son and a daughter.
Doris Burke Daughter
Burke and her ex-husband have a daughter called Sarah Burke. As of 2021, she is a judicial law clerk to Judge Gary S. Glazer. She graduated from Villanova University School of Law in 2018.
Her son Matthew Burke followed his father’s passion. He participated in his first-ever golf competition in 2009. According to his Linkedin, he is the Assistant at Mike harbor indoor golf.
Doris Burke Salary
Burke receives an annual salary of $1 million from her career as a sports journalist for ESPN.
Doris Burke Net Worth
Burke is believed to have an estimated net worth of $4 million as of 2021 from her successful career as a sports journalist for ESPN.
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