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ESPN Broadcaster Agrees to Multi-Year Agreement to Stay with Company

Jessica Mendoza, who features prominently on ESPN's baseball coverage, has signed a multi-year deal to stay with the company.

Jessica Mendoza, who features prominently on ESPN's baseball coverage, has signed a multi-year contract to stay with the World Wide Leader.

Per Ben Cafardo of ESPN:

 ESPN and ⁦ @jessmendoza have agreed on a multi-year extension. Mendoza, now in her 17th year at ESPN (wow), will continue to serve as a prominent voice of championship events on ESPN and ABC. More via ⁦


According to a story in "Awful Announcing:"

This will be Mendoza’s 17th year with the company. She will continue as a baseball and softball analyst with key roles including the World Series on ESPN Radio, MLB studio including Get Up, First Take, SportsCenter and Baseball Tonight. Additionally, she will handle responsibilities for the Women’s College World Series Championship, Little League World Series Championship and select MLB television games.

More on Mendoza from her ESPN profile:

One of the most notable softball players of the 2000’s, Mendoza’s on-field experience seamlessly translated to television. Her ESPN career began in 2007 with her serving as a softball analyst and college football sideline reporter. In addition to her current MLB contributions, Mendoza has also provided analysis on ESPN and ABC Little League World Series coverage since 2016. She has served as an analyst and reporter for the Men’s College World Series and since 2007 has been the lead analyst for ESPN’s coverage of the Women’s College World Series. Mendoza also contributes content to espnW.

Prior to her work with ESPN, Mendoza was a field reporter for Yahoo! Sports at the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and also served as the lead college softball analyst on FOX Sports.

The MLB season begins in full on March 28 but there is a two-game Korea Series on March 20-21 between the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres.

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