Producer, Director and Journalist
Hannah Storm is an award-winning producer, director and journalist; a pioneer in the field of sports broadcasting for women.
Following a passion to direct and produce films, in 2008 Storm created Brainstormin’ Productions. Since its launch,Storm has had the privilege to direct; produce; and executive produce several films and digital series for television and the Web.
Projects include: Unmatched, a documentary chronicling the famous rivalry between Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova, for ESPN’s Peabody Award-winning 30 for 30 film series; her directorial debut of Moving the Goal, the story of Kelly Smith, England’s premier women’s soccer star, and her previously untold story of her battle with alcoholism for espnW's HERoics, part of the 2011 FIFA Women’s World Cup coverage; Journeys & Victories, an original digital series for espnW, sponsored by Proctor & Gamble, designed to motivate and inspire women through inspirational stories and compelling personal journeys; and a series of first-person video spots of inspiring females for Oakley’s Beyond Reason campaign.
Recognized as a groundbreaking female sports broadcasters, Storm currently hosts the weekday edition of ESPN’s flagship program, SportsCenter.
Prior to ESPN, Storm had a front row seat to the most celebrated sporting events in the world during her time at NBC Sports (2002-2007) and CNN (1989-1992), where Storm was the first female host of CNN Sports Tonight.
Storm is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the mother of three daughters with her husband, Dan Hicks of NBC Sports. She considers raising her children her greatest accomplishment.