Senior Coordinating Producer / Enterprise Reporting Unit
Dwayne Bray joined ESPN in October 2006. He is a senior coordinating producer and, in the past decade, has been responsible for overseeing the network’s team of journalists who produce long-form stories on issues throughout sports. Those stories are most often seen on Outside the Lines, SportsCenter and E:60.
Bray previously served as ESPN’s on-site news editor for Monday Night Football, the NBA and college football and basketball.
Prior to joining ESPN, Bray was sports editor and deputy managing editor at the Dallas Morning News; sports editor, assistant metro editor and police reporter at the Dayton Daily News; courts reporter at the Los Angeles Times; and, staff reporter at the Medina (Ohio) Gazette.
As a reporter and editor in Dayton in the 1990s, Bray was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize three times.
At ESPN, Bray’s investigative unit has won the Edward R. Murrow Award for coverage of human trafficking, the Alfred. I duPont Award for coverage of corruption in youth football and two Peabody awards – one for coverage of football brain injuries and one for coverage of allegations of sexual abuse at Michigan State.
A native of East Cleveland, Ohio, Bray is a graduate of Cleveland State University (bachelor’s degree in communication) and the Ohio State University (a master’s degree in journalism).