ERIN ANDREWS AND KRISTINA PINK ADDED TO THE COVERAGE FOR FOX SPORTS' THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL GAMES
New York, NY - Today, FOX Sports announced veteran reporter Erin Andrews will pair with Kristina Pink for the NFL's Thursday Night Football, Presented by Bud Light package as co- reporters this fall. In addition, Andrews and Pink will contribute features to both FOX NFL KICKOFF and FOX NFL SUNDAYS. The duo will join seven-time Emmy award-winning broadcaster and lead FOX NFL play-by-play announcer Joe Buck and Pro Football Hall of Famer, three-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback and lead FOX NFL analyst Troy Aikman. FOX NFL rules analyst, Mike Pereira, will also join the Thursday Night Football broadcast on-site.
Andrews has contributed to the NFL on FOX's coverage since 2013 and has worked regularly with Buck and Aikman since 2014. She will continue being the lone reporter for FOX NFL's top game each Sunday during the season. Andrews' versatility as a journalist contributes in many facets of the FOX NFL broadcast including feature stories and reports each week.
"I'm very excited to join the Thursday Night Football team on FOX," said Andrews. "Sunday's always come and go too quickly. Expanding my responsibilities to Thursday night with fellow Gator Kristina Pink will hopefully give audiences another reason to tune in and root for their favorite teams and players."
Pink has been a reporter for FOX Sports' NFL coverage since 2012, most recently teaming with play-by-play announcer Kenny Albert and Ronde Barber. Pink will relinquish her regular Sunday reporting duties in favor of working Thursday Night's. Pink also serves as a courtside reporter for the Los Angeles Clippers on FOX Sports' regional network, Prime Ticket.
"I am extremely excited about the opportunity to work with this team on Thursday Night Football," said Pink. "It will be an honor to be a part of the only NFL broadcast of the night. I can't wait to get started."
In January, FOX Sports was awarded a five-year deal for Thursday Night Football that includes games between Week 4-15 (excluding Thanksgiving night) to be broadcast on FOX, simulcast via NFL Network, streamed on Amazon Prime and distributed in Spanish on FOX Deportes.
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