Pam Ward is an on-air personality for the cable sports television network ESPN, serving as one of the play-by-play announcers for ESPN's coverage of the 2012 and 2013 Women's College World Series of Softball.[1]

She is a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park with a degree in communications.

Prior to ESPN, Ward worked as an anchor/host for WTEM between April 1992 and March 1995 and then WBAL between March 1995 and 1996.[2]

In 2000, Ward became the first woman to perform play-by-play announcing for a NCAA football nationally televised game. On May 21, 2012 ESPN announced that they had removed her from college football coverage, for undisclosed reasons.[3]


  1. "Women’s College World Series Begins Tomorrow on ESPN2 (announcer list)". Sports Media Journal. Retrieved 3 June 2012.
  2. Shapiro, Leonard (27 March 2007). "Ward Blazing a Trail". The Washington Post. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
  3. Sipple, George (25 December 2002). "Eagles ready to tune up for Toledo, bowl game". The Boston Globe. Retrieved 5 September 2011.

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