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Sports media: Several sportscasters with Oklahoma ties have worked on the national network level

by Mel Bracht Published: September 23, 2013

Chris Harrison, OCU graduate, KWTV-9 — ABC, host of “The Batchelor,” “The Batchelorette.”

Jimmy Johnson, OSU football coach — Fox.

Stacey King, OU basketball player — WGN.

Bill Land, Tulsa Cable, KRMG-AM 740 — FSN.

Nancy Lieberman, Thunder studio analyst — ESPN.

Chris Lincoln, KTUL-8, Winner Communications — ESPN.

Liam McHugh, KOKH-25 — NBC, NBC Sports.

Jeff Medders, KJRH-2, Winner Communications — ESPN.

Larry Merchant, OU graduate — HBO.

Mark Neely, Tulsa Drillers — ABC, ESPN

Dari Nowkhah, OU graduate, Tulsa's KOTV-6 — ESPN, ESPNU.

Sean O'Grady, Oklahoma City boxer — USA Network, FSN.

Ross Porter, Shawnee, WKY Radio, WKY-TV — NBC.

Gary Reasons, Oklahoma City Yard Dawgz coach — FSN.

Ted Robinson, Oklahoma City hockey — NBC.

Mark Schwarz, KOTV-6 — ESPN.

Joe Simpson, OU baseball player — TBS.

Michele Smith, OSU softball player — ESPN.

Bob Stevens, KOTV-6 — ESPN.

Barry Switzer, OU football coach — Fox.

Spencer Tillman, OU running back — CBS.

Ron Thulin, Southern Nazarene graduate, KTVY-4 — FSN, ESPN, ABC, TBS, TNT.

Steve Zabriskie, KTUL-8 — ESPN, ABC and CBS.

John Walls, KGRH-2, KOTV-6, KTUL-8 — FSN.

Bud Wilkinson, OU football coach — ABC, ESPN

by Mel Bracht
Copy Editor, Sports Media
Mel Bracht is a copy editor on the presentation desk and also covers sports media. A 1978 graduate of Indiana University, Bracht has been a print journalist for 34 years. He started his career as sports editor of the Rensselaer (Ind.) Republican...
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