Meghan McKeown is an award-winning sports broadcaster based out of Chicago with a unique range of skills. A former basketball player at Northwestern University, the Medill School of Journalism alum serves as a hoops color analyst for the Big Ten Network, ESPN, the Field of 68, the Chicago Sky, and Big East Digital Network. She has also works for the Big Ten Network as a football sideline reporter. In addition to her reporting and analyst roles, the broadcaster hosts shows on the Big Ten Network.
Named to STAA’s “Top 30 Sportscasters Under 30” in 2018, McKeown worked at WISH-TV in Indianapolis covering the Colts, Pacers, IndyCar, NASCAR, and Big Ten football and basketball. From Andrew Luck’s final season in the NFL, to the Indianapolis 500, to the NBA playoffs, to the NCAA tournament, she reported live, anchored, and hosted some of the top national sports stories.
A Washington D.C. native, McKeown grew up around the game of basketball. Her father, Joe McKeown, is one of the winningest women’s college basketball coaches in the NCAA. As a child, Meghan joined her dad on recruiting trips, broke down game film, and attended practices. This circumstance allows Meghan to bring in unique insights from a playing and coaching perspective while in the analyst chair.