College of Communication alumna Sarah Kustok (Double Demon: BA, Communication
'03; MA Organizational Communication
, '05) has been promoted to anchor the YES Network’s NBA Brooklyn Nets games as primary analyst.
Sarah has served as YES’s courtside reporter for the last five seasons. According to the network, Sarah, “will become the only woman to work as the primary solo NBA game analyst at a regional sports network” after periodically having served as a game analyst for the past three seasons.
Sarah "took for classes with me in broadcast journalism," said Journalism
Professor Bruce Evensen. "She was an outstanding student and leader in the DePaul community, beginning with her leadership on several terrific DePaul's women's basketball teams."
After graduation from DePaul University, Sarah worked for ESPN covering college football and basketball. For Comcast Sports Chicago she served as sideline reporter for the Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs and White Sox. She also was a sports anchor at Comcast Sports Chicago and WMAQ-TV Chicago before moving on to New York City in August 2012 to work for the YES Network.
Again, Prof. Evensen had great praise for our former student. "She is a wonderful ambassador for DePaul University and the College of Communication in the world of Sports Communication
Congratulations to Sarah on this very exciting move in her career in sports broadcasting.