MLB Play-by-Play Commentator, ESPN Deportes & ESPN+ and ESPN in Latin America
Venezuelan journalist and trailblazer Carolina Guillén became the first woman to serve as a Spanish-language play-by-play commentator for nationally televised MLB games in the U.S. in 2020. In 2021, she became the first female to provide play-by-play commentary for the Caribbean Series on a nationally televised broadcast in the U.S. Guillén currently serves as one of the lead announcers for ESPN’s Spanish-language coverage of Major League Baseball on ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes in the U.S. and ESPN in Latin America.
Guillén joined joined ESPN in 2004 as a SportsCenter anchor for ESPN in Latin America. She made her MLB debut on ESPN at the 2004 All-Star Game in Houston. In addition to leading the weekly baseball program, Guillén has covered numerous MLB All-Star games, the Home Run Derby, the 2006, 2009, 2013 and 2016 World Baseball Classic, the Caribbean Series, and the network’s coverage of winter baseball.
Long considered one of ESPN’s most versatile Spanish-language commentators, Guillén’s voice was used to dub the character of Colette into Spanish for the Walt Disney film, “Ratatouille,” in 2007. She has received numerous accolades for her work in sports journalism, including two Premio Mara de Oro and six Telly Awards.
Born and raised in Caracas, Venezuela, Guillen holds a degree in Mass Communications from the Universidad Católica de Venezuela.