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NBC Sports Northwest, KGW to partner on Seahawks post-game coverage

Seattle Seahawks/NFL "Insider" Joe Fann to appear regularly on KGW's Sports Sunday following NBC's Sunday Night Football
Credit: NBC Sports Northwest

NBC Sports Northwest, the regional sports network destination for comprehensive coverage of the Seattle Seahawks, and KGW, the Emmy award-winning NBC affiliate serving Oregon and Southwest Washington, has announced NBC Sports Northwest’s Seahawks/NFL “Insider” Joe Fann will be providing his expert Seahawks postgame analysis on KGW’s signature weekend sports news and information program, “Sports Sunday,” throughout the 2020 NFL season. 

The announcement was made by Diane Penny, Senior Vice President/General Manager, NBC Sports Northwest, and Greg Retsinas, News Director, KGW.

Beginning this Sunday, and immediately following KGW’s airing of every NBC Sports “Sunday Night Football” game telecast, Fann will join veteran KGW sports anchor/reporter Art Edwards and 2020 Pacific Northwest Emmy Award-winning “Best Sports Anchor” recipient Orlando Sanchez on “Sports Sunday” at 8:30 p.m. PT with a complete Seahawks postgame recap, highlighting the key plays and standout player performances from each game, along with a look ahead to the team’s next opponent and more. 

On Sundays when the Seahawks are at home, Fann will interact with the KGW sports team live from CenturyLink Field and, for away games, Fann will deliver his postgame analysis from his home studio in Seattle.

“NBC Sports Northwest launched its most comprehensive Seahawks coverage to date this year with our expert NFL Insider, Joe Fann, leading the charge,” said Penny. “Joe is anchored in Seattle attending Seahawks practices and games, while tracking the team’s progress and upcoming game preparation all week long. It’s a win-win teaming up our regional sports network with KGW and we’re excited to introduce Joe to KGW’s dedicated audience this season.”

“With so much interest in NBC’s ‘Sunday Night Football’ and KGW’s ‘Sports Sunday’ following the game each week, we’re thrilled to have Joe Fann, a true Seahawks expert, join us on the show,” added Retsinas. “It’s a great combination that will pay off for our viewers.”

Prior to joining NBC Sports Northwest in July 2019, Fann previously held positions as a reporter and writer with the San Francisco 49ers (2015-2019) and Tennessee Titans (2014-2015). Fann is a graduate of Chapman University, where he received a bachelor’s degree in television and broadcast journalism. He also has work experience with the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Reign FC, University of Washington, Los Angeles Lakers, Anaheim Ducks, Los Angeles Dodgers and ESPN Radio Seattle.

For complete details on Fann’s extensive Seahawks coverage across NBC Sports Northwest’s multiple content platforms, visit here.


NBC Sports Northwest is the Official Network of the Portland Trail Blazers and your source for in-depth regional sports content covering the Seattle Seahawks, Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Portland Timbers, Portland Thorns FC, Seattle Storm and outdoors programming. In addition to live event coverage, NBC Sports Northwest offers Emmy Award-winning original programming, news, analysis, and compelling digital content offering fans a comprehensive look at the teams and players that matter most in the region. NBC Sports Northwest is part of the NBC Sports Group. Visit NBCSportsNorthwest.com for local listings and where to watch, listen and follow @NBCSNorthwest.


KGW is the NBC affiliate in Portland, Oregon serving Oregon and Southwest Washington. KGW's award-winning website, KGW.com, and its mobile app KGW News, provide breaking news, traffic and weather information to consumers on demand. KGW also operates a low-power station, KGWZ.


KGW is owned and operated by TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) a broadcasting, digital media and marketing services company. TEGNA and KGW serve the greater good of Oregon and Southwest Washington, across platforms, by telling empowering stories, conducting impactful investigations and delivering innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit TEGNA.com.

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