Play-by-Play Commentator, College Sports
Shawn Kenney joined ESPN in 2008 as a play-by-play commentator covering a number of college sports, including football, basketball, baseball and tennis, as well as the NCAA and ACC Wrestling Championships. In addition to his role with ESPN, he took over as The Voice of the Gators in fall 2022 at the University of Florida.
The Council Bluffs, Iowa, native and 1999 University of Iowa Broadcast Journalism graduate is also in his 17th year of serving as the Raccoon Valley Radio Network’s Sports Director in Iowa.
In 2013, Kenney was presented with the Iowa Sports Journalism Award by the Iowa High School Athletic Association and earned the Sports Media Contributor Award in 2011 from the Iowa High School Association of Athletic Directors. Kenney was named the 2008 and 2014 Perry Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.