USA Today reports that Atlantan Erin Andrews may be staying put at ESPN. Her current contract is set to expire July 1.
“We hope to have a deal signed soon,” ESPN executive vice president Norby Williamson told USA Today.
What her new duties may be is unclear. She has been a court-side sports reporter for several years. Many people (especially those who don’ t watch ESPN) got to know her last year thanks to a stalker who posted nude video of her through hotel peepholes. She finished third on “Dancing With the Stars” this past spring.
Andrews recently told USA Today she had been inundated with offers since her DWTS stint and was considering leaving ESPN for other opportunities.
NOTE: I had used the phrase in a graf above saying “her profile was raised thanks to a stalker” and some construed that as insensitive (including my wife) because it implies a deliberate positive when it wasn’t. So I changed it to a more innocuous phrasing.