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Matt Barrie (Scottsdale, Arizona) is a sportscaster for ESPN's SportsCenter . He joined the show in March 2013. [1] Prior to joining ESPN, Barrie covered high school sports for Dallas/Fort Worth station KXAS-TV. Barrie has also worked as a sports broadcaster on radio and television in Columbia, South Carolina. [2]

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Education

Barrie is a graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University. [2]

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References

  1. Landry, Susan (October 22, 2013). "Off Camera with ... Matt Barrie". ESPN Front Row. ESPN. Retrieved October 14, 2018.
  2. 1 2 "Matt Barrie". ESPN MediaZone. ESPN. n.d. Retrieved October 14, 2018.