TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Oct. 31) – Rattler Productions announces that ESPN veteran announcer, Tiffany Greene, will be doing the play-by-play announcing for the Nov.10 ESPN3 broadcast of the FAMU vs. S.C. State football game. The contest is at 4 p.m., in Bragg Memorial Stadium.
Greene is a play-by-play commentator for ESPN, covering a variety of collegiate sports including basketball, football, softball and volleyball. She is the first African-American woman to serve as a play-by-play commentator for college football on a major network.
Greene has called a number of postseason games including the NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament, NCAA Softball Regional and Super Regionals, as well as NCAA Volleyball Regionals.
Greene originally began working with ESPN as a college football sideline reporter in 2012. She has since worked on the Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl on ABC and a handful of bowl games. Greene also reported on the College Football All-Star Challenge.
Prior to ESPN, Greene honed her skills as a play-by-play announcer and sports reporter at Bright House Sports Network in the Orlando and Tampa Bay markets. During that time, she was the play-by-play announcer for inaugural season of BIG EAST women’s basketball on Fox Sports 1.
Greene is a member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Links Incorporated and the National Association of Black Journalists. She began her on-air career in 2004 as a one-man band reporter at WJCL/WTGS, and later, WTOC, in Savannah, Ga.
Greene earned her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from the Florida A&M University (FAMU). She serves as the FAMU School of Journalism & Graphic Communication Board of Visitors co-chair. Greene lives in Tampa with her husband, Aaron, and their son Bryson.