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NFL Reporter for ESPN & Former NFL Columnist for "The Sporting News"

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Chris Mortensen, an award-winning journalist and one of the most respected and accomplished reporters covering the NFL, joined ESPN in 1991 and appears on ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown and SportsCenter. He also has contributed to Outside the Lines and coverage of the NFL Draft.

Previously, Mortensen served as the NFL columnist for The Sporting News and was a contributing writer for Sportmagazine. He covered the NFL for The National (1989-90), where he was one of the first writers hired by editor Frank Deford.

From 1983-90 Mortensen filed investigative reports and covered the Braves (1983-85), Falcons (1985-86) and the NFL (1987-89) for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In 1987 he was honored with the George Polk Award for his reporting, and he remains the sole sportswriter to receive the award since Red Smith in 1951. Since starting his career with the South Bay (Calif.) Daily Breeze in 1969, Mortensen has received 18 awards in journalism and been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes. In 1978 he won the National Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting in all categories.

The author of Playing for Keeps: A True Story About Football, Playoffs and the Mob, Mortensen attended El Camino College before serving two years in the Army.

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Chris Mortensen

NFL Reporter for ESPN & Former NFL Columnist for "The Sporting News"

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Chris Mortensen Biography

Chris Mortensen, an award-winning journalist and one of the most respected and accomplished reporters covering the NFL, joined ESPN in 1991 and appears on ESPN's Sunday NFL Countdown, Monday Night Countdown and SportsCenter. He also has contributed to Outside the Lines and coverage of the NFL Draft.

Previously, Mortensen served as the NFL columnist for The Sporting News and was a contributing writer for Sportmagazine. He covered the NFL for The National (1989-90), where he was one of the first writers hired by editor Frank Deford.

From 1983-90 Mortensen filed investigative reports and covered the Braves (1983-85), Falcons (1985-86) and the NFL (1987-89) for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

In 1987 he was honored with the George Polk Award for his reporting, and he remains the sole sportswriter to receive the award since Red Smith in 1951. Since starting his career with the South Bay (Calif.) Daily Breeze in 1969, Mortensen has received 18 awards in journalism and been nominated for two Pulitzer Prizes. In 1978 he won the National Headliner Award for Investigative Reporting in all categories.

The author of Playing for Keeps: A True Story About Football, Playoffs and the Mob, Mortensen attended El Camino College before serving two years in the Army.

Chris Mortensen Videos

  • ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen On Nick Foles - 3/9/18 - YouTube
  • ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen Full Interview - 3/9/18 - YouTube

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Chris Mortensen for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Chris Mortensen, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Chris Mortensen or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Chris Mortensen?

    Booking fees for Chris Mortensen, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Chris Mortensen, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Chris Mortensen?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Chris Mortensen for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Chris Mortensen for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Chris Mortensen or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Chris Mortensen or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Chris Mortensen Speaker Videos

  • ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen On Nick Foles - 3/9/18 - YouTube
    ESPN NFL Insider Chris Mortensen Full Interview - 3/9/18 - YouTube

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