December 21, 2017
Doris Burke ’87, ’92G, & ’05Hon. in the news
2018 is shaping up to be just as good as 2017 for Doris Burke ’87, ’92G, & ’05Hon.
In February, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced that Burke would receive the 2018 Curt Gowdy Media Award.
In September, Burke was named a regular NBA game analyst by ESPN — the first woman to do so full time at the national level.
Burke, a former Providence College basketball player and assistant women’s basketball coach, also became a member of the College’s Board of Trustees in 2017. She described her basketball life in an address during Alumni & Family Weekend.
Learn more about Burke’s accomplishments:
- “Doris Burke Has Game” in the New York Times‘ Business Day section
- Doris Burke named one of the most powerful women in U.S. sports by Forbes Magazine
- “Doris Burke Wants More Women in Sports Media” in the Dec. 24 issue of the New York Times Magazine
- “For Doris Burke, Having Game Is All That Matters” in the Dec. 18 issue of Sports Illustrated
- “Doris Burke’s Expertise Is Finally Paying Off” in the Oct. 31 issue of The Atlantic
- “Doris Burke Is Finally Doing The NBA Analysis She Deserves” on Deadspin
- Episode 10 of the Providence College Podcast