September 15, 2014 — NESN, New England’s most watched sports network, announced Monday that Guerin Austin (@GuerinAustin) will join the network as a reporter/anchor/host.
She will begin her tenure at NESN serving as the network’s Bruins rinkside reporter and doing features on “NESN Sports Today” and “NESN Live.”
Austin’s portfolio of experience includes five years in Washington, D.C., where she served as host of “Caps Red Line,” a weekly behind-the-scenes look at the Capitals airing on the NHL Network, and as a morning host/reporter at the FOX affiliate in Richmond, Va. She also served as the in-arena host for Capitals home games at the Verizon Center.
The 2004 Miss Nebraska USA got her start in television as an on-air host and associate producer at the ABC affiliate in Denver and at the CW station in Omaha, Nebraska. Originally from the Seattle area, Austin grew up in skating rinks, from competing as a figure skater to watching her dad and brother play hockey. She lived in Connecticut for two years training at the International Skating Center in Simsbury.
“Guerin has a wide-range of experience as a television reporter/host, including several years working with an NHL team,” said Joseph Maar, NESN’s Vice President of Programming and Production/Executive Producer. “She is a versatile on-air personality with a range of skills from speaking French to producing features. We are very excited to welcome a reporter/anchor of Guerin’s caliber to NESN and our Bruins broadcast team.”
NESN has consistently been one of the top-rated regional sports networks in the country with award-winning Red Sox and Bruins coverage. Celebrating 30 years in 2014, the network is delivered to over 4 million homes throughout the six-state New England region and an additional 5 million homes nationally as NESN National. Forbes Magazine recently ranked NESN as the 8th Most Valuable Sports Business Brand in the world. NESN.com is the most visited regional sports network website in the country. NESN also produces a number of distinctive programs under its umbrella Original NESN Entertainment (ONE). NESN’s social responsibility program, NESN Connects, is proud to support and connect its employees with charitable organizations in our communities. NESN is owned by Fenway Sports Group (owners of the Boston Red Sox) and Delaware North (owners of the Boston Bruins).
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