On the same day longtime SportsCenter anchor Kenny Mayne announced he was leaving the Worldwide Leader, ESPN announced Chris Berman will be staying for quite sometime.
On Monday, ESPN announce dthat Berman agreed to a multi-year extension that will keep him appearing on NFL PrimeTime, SportsCenter and other various programs in coming years.
“Legendary sports commentator and industry innovator Chris Berman has reached a new multi-year agreement with ESPN, it was announced today, on the occasion of Berman’s 66th birthday, by Norby Williamson, ESPN executive vice president and executive editor,” wrote Allie Stoneberg via ESPN Press Room. “Berman, who joined ESPN a month after its September 7, 1979 launch, will continue to bring his uniquely energetic and passionate style to various high-profile assignments.”
The multiyear agreement was announced on Berman’s 66th birthday.
Berman has been an integral part of ESPN throughout its history after joining the network a month after its launch in September 1979.