Sandy Nunez is a Coordinating Producing overseeing all SportsCenter production for ESPN in Los Angeles. Nunez joined ESPN in 2007 where she worked as a Coordinating Producer on SportsCenter in Bristol for two years before moving back to the west coast. Upon her return in 2009, she spearheaded the launch of SportsCenter Los Angeles with Neil Everett and Stan Verrett at ESPN’s newly opened LA office. The debut of SCLA marked the first time ESPN's flagship show was broadcast outside of the company’s headquarter office in Bristol, CT. Nunez came to ESPN from ABC News in Los Angeles where she covered domestic and international news for nine years. Her work was shown on World News Tonight, Good Morning America and Nightline. Assignments included Immigration Reform, Hurricane Katrina, President Reagan's Funeral, the World Trade Center bombings and several political democratic and republican conventions. Internationally, she covered suicide bombings and violence in the occupied territories in Israel in 2002 and healthcare in Taiwan for Peter Jennings’ special series in 2003. She was also posted in Turkey and Qatar for several months during ABC’s 2003 war coverage.In 2001, Nunez was charged with opening the network’s Seattle office where she supervised all news coverage in the northwest region as well as daily production for all ABC show platforms. Nunez was recently awarded with two notable honors. Sports Illustrated named Sandy one of “The 30 Most Influential Hispanics in Sports.” She was also honored by the California Chicano News Media Association (CCNMA) as one of the “Los Angeles Most Influential Latina Journalists.”Nunez is currently a member of the Los Angeles chapter of Women in Sports and Events (WISE). She also serves on the Board of Managers of Ketchum-Downtown YMCA. A native of California, Nunez resides with her husband in Torrance.
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