ESPN Desportes "Ladies Week" Celebrated on SportsCenter, Oct. 3-7 - Page 2
Each of the network's top sports anchors who will be celebrating "Ladies Week" has made a name for herself on ESPN Deportes.
"Ladies Week" Sports Anchors
Adriana Monsalve (pictured above) is a native Venezuelan who earned her degree in advertising and communications from the Instituto Universitario Nuevas Profesiones in 1999. Whe she joined ESPN Deportes in 2007, she was the only woman included in the team of reporters on SportsCenter, the flagship sports news program. She has become one of the most versatile reporters in the network. Currently, she co-hosts with David Faitelson for Nación ESPN, a new weekly program on ESPN Deportes.
Monsalve, who began her career in the Venezuelan entertainment industry as lead singer in the popular bands Chikas, Tartara, and Latin Fiesta, made her leap to television as a host on Venezuelan's morning show, Aló RCTV for over a year. Later, she worked as a sports anchor on Telenoticias De Orlando at Telemundo Network and was honored with the prestigious Paoli Award for Best Sports Reporter, 2005, 2006. Additionally, Monsalve kept busy writing a sports column for El Sentinel.
Carolina Guillén, who hails from Venezuela, joined ESPN in 2004 as SportsCenter anchor for ESPN in Latin America, making her MLB début on ESPN at the 2004 All-Star Game in Houston. Guillén has covered numerous MLB All-Star games, in addition to leading the weekly baseball program. Her work has been seen on Home Derby, the 2006 and 2009 World Baseball Classic and ESPN' Deportes's coverage of winter baseball from Venezuela.
As an interesting side note, this versatile commentator for ESPN Deportes also used her voice to dub the character of Colette into Spanish for Walt Disney's Ratatouille in 2007. Six Telly Awards, two Premio Mara de Oro and many accolades highlight the honors she has received in appreciation for her sports journalism.Continued on the next page