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Britt McHenry Heading to ESPN

britt-mchenry-1714WJLA and NewsChannel 8 sports reporter Britt McHenry is headed to ESPN.

“In a relatively short time, Britt has established a reputation for strong, aggressive reporting in the D.C. area, and an ability to land big interviews,” Vince Doria, Sr. ESPN VP and director of news said in a statement. “Her presence there will be a great benefit to ESPN’s newsgathering, and, as with all of our bureau reporters, she will be assigned to high-profile stories around the country.”

McHenry has worked at the Washington, D.C. ABC affiliate since 2010. She started her career at NewsChannel 8 in 2008 as weekend morning anchor.

She will stay in Washington, D.C. working on SportsCenter, Outside the Lines, NFL Live and Baseball Tonight. She starts March 17.

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