Award-winning journalist, producer and director Hannah Storm is a pioneer in broadcasting, a published author, an advocate for children suffering from debilitating vascular birthmarks, and, most importantly, a mother of three girls.
In 2018, Storm made sports broadcasting history when she became the play-by-play voice of Amazon Prime Video’s Thursday Night Football. Storm is part of the first female duo ever to broadcast a professional sports series in the US, and the first ever female team to provide commentary on NFL Games.
Hannah Storm and many of her good friends from the world of sports, media and entertainment mixed and mingled with guests the foundation’s annual Celebrity Waiter Cocktail Party on Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at The Village in Stamford, Connecticut. Joining Hannah for the evening were top professional athletes, media and entertainment personalities including:
NFL Network’s, Kay Adams; FOX Sports’, Kenny Albert and Lindsay Czarniak; fellow ESPN anchors: Stephania Bell, Jeff Darlington, Michael Eaves, Jay Harris, Fernando Palomo, Ryan Smith, Laura Rutledge; Fan Duel Sport’s, Lisa Kerney; NFL Veterans: Damien Woody, Kevin Carter and Patrick Kerney; Legendary Journalist/Broadcaster, Katie Couric; Amazon Prime TNF/NFL Network’s, Andrea Kremer; Golf Network’s, Rich Lerner; NBC Today Show’s, Craig Melvin; Hall of Fame Announcer for the NBA, Mike Breen; Country Music Artists, Jillian Cardarelli and Rascal Flatt’s, Jay DeMarcus; former New York Knicks greats, John Starks and Allan Houston; NBC Sports, Dan Hicks and Jimmy Roberts.
The night included celebrities behind the bar mixing drinks for the crowd, live and silent auctions, and a special fund-a-need where direct funds were raised for our latest patients: Victoria, Morgan and Alex. A total of $335,000 was raised.
The Hannah Storm Journalism Internship was created in 2006 as an opportunity for current Notre Dame undergraduate students to gain practical experience while working in the Alumni Association’s Communications and Marketing department. One student is selected as the Hannah Storm Journalism Intern each academic year. ND Alumna Hannah Storm ’83 established the internship program in 2006, which is funded by the proceeds from her book Notre Dame Inspirations and the Hannah Storm Foundation.