Jenn Brown is a two-time Emmy Award winning sports broadcaster, mother of two boys, wife and entrepreneur. She is best known as the first female correspondent for Inside the NFL, a former host & reporter for ESPN, host of American Ninja Warrior and currently covering Bellator MMA.
Prior to Bellator, Jenn spent 3 years working as a weekly studio host for the UFC, hosting UFC Now. She was also a studio host and reporter for the NFL Network, hosting A Football Life Backstory, NFL Total Access, as well as the NFL Honors Red Carpet Show. Prior to working with NFL Network, Brown spent 8 years as a reporter and host for ESPN. She was the sideline reporter for ESPN’s Primetime Thursday Night and Saturday Afternoon College Football Games, as well as a feature reporter for ESPN’s College Game Day. She also served as a host and reporter for the College World Series, Little League World Series, Summer and Winter X Games, ESPYS, NFL Draft, and College football’s National Signing Day. Jenn was a Los Angeles based Bureau reporter for ESPN contributing interviews and reports for ESPN’s news-gathering operation for SportsCenter, College GameDay and College Football Live. She also co-hosted ESPN’s popular college football show, RoadTrip, which covered the biggest college football and basketball rivalry games throughout the year.
Before ESPN, Jenn worked for Showtime Sports as the first ever female correspondent on Inside the NFL. She contributed special interest features on players as well as provided coverage of the Super Bowl and International Game. It was at Showtime and CBS that Jenn got her first job covering MMA where she served as a feature and live event reporter for Strikeforce. Jenn also contributed as a reporter for Showtime’s boxing programming at that time as well.
In the summer of 2009, Jenn co-hosted ABC’s prime-time show The Superstars where athletes and celebrities paired up and competed against each other in various sport competitions. In 2008, Jenn was a host at E! Entertainment working on their daily online news show E! News Now. She also appeared as an entertainment correspondent on CNN’s Showbiz Tonight and Chelsea Lately.
In 2004, Jenn got her start in television by hosting and producing travel shows for Bennett Group and HDNet. For three-and-a-half years she traveled to over 25 countries, taking viewers along on her many bold and electrifying adventures.