Andy Katz

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Andy Katz
Andy Katz (cropped).jpg
Katz in November 2013
Born (1969-04-07) April 7, 1969 (age 47)
Newton, Massachusetts
Alma mater University of Wisconsin, Madison
B.A., History & Political Science (1990)
Occupation sports reporter (basketball)
Employer ESPN
Home town Newton, Massachusetts
Title Senior Writer
Board member of former board member, United States Basketball Writers Association
President Obama fills out his picks for the NCAA Men's Div I Tournament with ESPN's Andy Katz. President Barack Obama picked North Carolina to win the National Championship when he shared his "Barack-etology" with Katz on March 18, 2009. Other teams in his Final Four were Pittsburgh, Louisville, and Memphis.[1]

Andy Katz (born April 7, 1969) is a senior college basketball journalist for He has been working for ESPN since January 5, 2000.[2] He is a regular sports analyst on College GameNight on ESPN. Katz earned a B.A. at the University of Wisconsin–Madison (1990), and has worked for ESPN since January 5, 2000.[3]


Before Katz joined ESPN he was a sports reporter for The Fresno Bee (1995–1999). He worked at the Albuquerque Journal (1990–1995) and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (1989–1990)[4][5] Katz is responsible for reporting the latest sports news and information to fans. He is also involved in speaking, engaging with fans, and appearing at meet and greets with the public.[2]


  1. ^ "Presidential pick 'em at the White House". 
  2. ^ a b "Booking Andy Katz Speaker Appearances- Contact Andy Katz Agent for Speaking Fees and Costs". Athlete Promotions. Retrieved 15 March 2013. 
  3. ^ "[2] College Basketball Authority Andy Katz Named Senior Writer". Business Wire. Business Wire. Jan 5, 2000. Archived from the original on 6 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-10. Find Articles at 
  4. ^ " - The People". 
  5. ^ "Andy Katz Bio". ESPN. Archived from the original on 6 May 2009. Retrieved 2009-05-10. [dead link]


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