Kate Fagan Bio
Kate Fagan is a columnist and feature writer for espnW, ESPN.com and ESPN The Magazine. She is also a regular panelist on ESPN’s Around the Horn and can also be seen on Outside the Lines. Previously, Fagan spent three seasons covering the 76ers for the Philadelphia Inquirer. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Fagan attended Niskayuna High School in Schenectady, New York where she became the school’s all-time leading scorer in basketball. She attended the University of Colorado Boulder where she lettered in basketball. After suffering a foot injury as a freshman, she rebounded to be among the team’s best shooters and scorers. She set a Big 12 Conference record by making 44 consecutive free throws during the 2002-03 season and was a perennial First Team Academic Big 12 performer. In 2004, Fagan graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She also played two seasons with the Colorado Chill of the National Women’s Basketball League (NWBL).
Fagan began her professional career as a sports editor for the Ellensburg Daily Record, in 2006. In 2007, she moved to the Glens Falls Post-Star as a “sportswriter.” From 2008 to 2011, she was on the staff of the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she was the Philadelphia 76ers beat writer.
She has been an ESPN writer since 2012 making regular appearances on Around the Horn and First Take. She co-hosts The Trifecta with Spain, Jane and Kate with Sarah Spain and Jane McManus on espnW and Will and Kate with Will Cain on ESPN Radio.
In 2014, Fagan authored The Reappearing Act: Coming Out as Gay on a College Basketball Team Led by Born-Again Christians through Skyhorse Publishing. The memoir chronicles Fagan’s experiences on the Colorado women’s basketball team. Her forthcoming book, What Made Maddy Run, about Madison Holleran, a University of Pennsylvania track and field athlete who took her own life in 2014, was released on August first, 2017. Her book delves into the pressure young women face in regards to social media, specifically Instagram. She brings to light the disparities between Holleran’s depressive reality, and the fun and filtered photos that she posted on Instagram.
Kate Fagan Age
She was born on November 15, 1981 in Warwick, Rhode Island.
Kate Fagan Husband
She is not married.
Kate Fagan Partner
She is officially announced as a lesbian. Her partner is yoga instructor Kathryn Budig.
Kate Fagan Ethnicity
She is of the white ethnicity.
Kate Fagan Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of $1.4 million.