Texas Ex To Head Production On ESPN Longhorn Network

Stephanie DruleyA University of Texas graduate and Texas Exes Life Member has been named head of production for the soon-to-be-launched Longhorn Network, ESPN announced today.

Stephanie Druley, who worked as the sports director at UT’s student radio station, graduated from UT in 1989 with a degree in journalism, and has been with ESPN since 1990.

She has produced studio shows for 14 Super Bowls and most recently led all of ESPN’s NFL studio show coverage for Super Bowl XLV in Texas. She will return to her home state to oversee the overall production of the network, including studio and remote productions, the look of on-air content, and the hiring of talent.

“I am extremely excited about this new challenge in Austin,” Druley said in a statement. “As a Texas graduate, it is an honor to help create the network for Longhorn fans.”

ESPN also announced Dave Brown, vice president of programming and acquisitions, college football, will now serve as vice president of programming for the 24-hour UT network.

The 20-year, $300 million landmark Longhorn Network will be the first of its kind in the country. It will feature UT sports and academic programming on its own channel 24 hours a day and is set to launch in September.

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