Hannah Storm Achievement,Bio,Wiki,Career, Injury and Honors

Published Date   22nd May. 2017, 09:30 am
Hannah Storm Achievement,Bio,Wiki,Career, Injury and Honors
Quick Info
Birth Name: Hannah Storen
Date of Birth: 13/06/1962
Age: 58 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $ 1.5 million
Qualification: Major in communication and political science

Hannah Storm achievement is linked with her career as a well-known co-host of ESPN’s Sports Central Sunday morning. She has worked for a long phase of her life as a sportscaster. She is not only popular as a TV host and sports anchor, but also for her philanthropic work and award-winning producer.


An American TV sports broadcaster, Hannah Storm achievement does not limit to excellence as sports commentator for CNN, NBC Sports, and CBS News: The Early Show, but also as an advocate of children’s health issues. Despite undergoing a severe accident and challenges, Storm has received the “observed Mom” award from Lifeworx Inc. for inspiring numerous mothers across the States.

Background and Education

Hannah Storm was born on June 13, 1962 and brought up in Oak Park, Illinois, United States. She holds and American nationality and white ethnicity. Her father, Mike Storm, was the commissioner of the American Basketball Association, general manager of the Indian Pacer and the president of the Atlanta Hawks in the NBA. This background reflects Hannah Storm achievement in her career as a sportscaster was foreknown. Her mother, Hannah G. Tempest is a real estate agent in Texas.

Storm graduated from Westminster Schools, Atlanta in 1979 and from University of Notre Dame in 1983 with major in communication and political science.

Husband and Family Life

She married sportscaster Dan Hicks on January 8, 1994. Hannah and Dan have three little daughters. She currently lives with her husband in Tuscon, Arizona. During her free time, Storm likes to be with her family when she gets extra time from her bustling timetable.

Hannah Storm Career

Storm began her on-air profession as a disk jockey for a hard rock radio station at Corpus Christi in 1980s. Then, she worked for WNDU-TV when she was at Notre Dame. At that point she went ahead to work in Corpus Christi at KNCN-FM. Subsequent to working there for six months, Storm landed a job at shake station KSRR 97 Rock situated in Houston. Amid her stay in Houston, she did different TV and radio shows which incorporated the Houston Astros game shows and Houston Rockets halftime.

She then went to Charlotte, North Carolina and worked as weekend sports anchor on WCNC TV 36 in 1988. Storm left the work as sports anchor on WCNC TV 36 to pursue her profession in CNN. In the year 1989-1992, Hannah Storm achievement initiated as she became the first lady to host CNN Sports Tonight. She has hosted the Major League Baseball Preview and the 1990 Goodwill Games for TBS. Storm then got to join NBC after she left CNN in May 1992. Her coverage of some noteworthy news events were regarded great during her time in NBC. Some of the noteworthy events Storm hosted- are National football association, Olympic Games NBA, WNBA b-ball, Figure Skating and in addition Major League Baseball amid her time on NBC. Storm held NBC Major League Baseball games from 1994 to 2000. With her work, she turned into one of the best sports anchor.

One of the finest hosts of CBS News, Storm has become a part of ‘The Early Show’ since October 2002. But, Storm’s last show on CBS was on December 2007. Then, she joined ESPN in 2008. She is the co-host of the show Sportsday Weekend version and ran the show as a host in NFL season. Alongside this, Hannah Storm achievement also involves becoming an award-winning producer and host of ESPN’s interview specials.

Popularity and Achievement

Storm is in demand as a renowned sports journalist at present for being seen hosting several sports shows and news. She got chance to host significant events of the world like- New York marathon, Veterans Day Special programming, Rose parade on ABC, Wimbledon and the ESPY Awards.

Until now, Hannah Storm achievement comprises of anchoring for NBC Sports scope of Wimbledon, French open, World Figure Skating Championships, NBC Sports Desk, Notre Dame Football, Men and Women’s U.S. Open (golf). In 1997, Hannah turned into the first play-by-play commentator for the WNBA.

Famous as the co-anchor of ESPN’s Sports Central Sunday morning, Storm has worked most of her life as an American television sports journalist in CNN, NBC Sports, and CBS News.  She has also hosted CBS News’ “The Early Show”. Hanna has proved herself as an excellent sportscaster.

Hannah started hosting The Early Show in CBS from 2002. During her work in CBS News, she covered important events like Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, Super Bowl XLI and XXXVIII, the 2004 Democratic National Convention and U.S. Presidential election, the 2008 presidential election and 2005 London terrorist bombing.

Hannah Storm achievement as journalist among all is that she has interviewed famous personalities like George W. Bush, John McGain, Hillary Clinton, Elton John, Barack Obama, Tiger Woods and Jennifer Aniston. Storm has a huge number of fans and followers in her social networking sites. Her Hannah Storm Foundation page in Facebook alone has 1400+ followers while she has over 20000 followers in Facebook.

Honors and Achievements

Storm has received a several number of awards and titles for her talent in multiple sections. She has received three Gracie Awards. She received her first Gracie Award in the year 2011 as an excellent producer for the film “Unmatched”. In 2012, Storm got her second Gracie Award for creating the video ‘Iraq Vet goes up against Mount Kilimanjaro’. Apart from these, she got her third Award for producing the Payge McMahon story. Besides, she has seized other two awards: 2000 Pioneering award for her work on NBC Sports and 2005 Outstanding Anchor for her work on CBS News. Furthermore, Hannah Storm achievement comprises of her winning the title ‘Champion of Literacy’ provided by Literacy Advance of Houston for her outstanding work.

Apart from her work titles and honors, Storm has also received the ‘Celebrated Mom’ award from Lifeworx Inc. for inspiring other moms despite the challenges she faced.

Publication and Advocacy

Apart from being a notable reporter and sportscaster, the exceptionally talented Storm has also written books ‘Notre Dame Inspirations’ and ‘Go Girl’. Also, she has penned articles for different magazines like: Child, Family Circle, Cosmopolitan and Nick Jr.

Storm is also known for her philanthropic works too. Talking about her charity work; she has founded Hannah Storm Foundation which advocates medical support to children and family with issues like vascular anomalies. Moreover, she also founded Brainstorming Productions with an aim to provide educational and intellectual programs.

Hannah Storm Injury

On December 11, 2012, Storm endured severe burn to her trunk and hands due to propane gas grill accident at home. This first-degree burn resulted in loss of portion of her hair, her eyebrows and eyelashes. She got her treatment from Westchester Medical Center in New York. However, Hannah Storm achievement continued with her starting to work again in SportsCenter with a bandage in her hand and head, not long after her recovery.

Salary and Net Worth

Multitalented Storm achievement is not only calculated with her awards but also her total net worth gained with various professions. Despite the fact that her annual pay has not been given, her total net worth is estimated to be USD 1.5 million and it was reported that in 1996 she was offered the same as an annual salary to join NBC Sports. The vast majority of her income generates from her versatility in producing, reporting and writing.

Dedicated sports commentator Storms has not only gained a lot of awards for her works, Hannah Storm achievement also includes stirring social insights and inspiration in people with her heart of gold.

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