Amazon Prime begins streaming “Thursday Night time Soccer” video games this week with the Vikings-Rams sport, making a little bit of broadcasting historical past within the course of. For the primary time, an NFL telecast can have an all-woman broadcasting sales space, with Hannah Storm and Andrea Kremer calling the motion for Amazon on Thursday and for the 10 video games on that night time to observe.
“Teaming up with Hannah and Amazon for that is actually particular,” Kremer mentioned in an announcement, per Professional Soccer Discuss. “Hannah is a superb journalist and she or he has been a pal for a few years. With many years of expertise as storytellers, we might be bringing a unique voice and viewpoint to overlaying the sport of soccer.”
Mentioned Storm: “I can’t think about embarking upon this new function with anybody higher than Andrea. A lifelong pal with Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame credentials, she is the right associate. Collectively we’re wanting ahead to providing a brand new choice for Prime members on Thursday nights and I’m excited to get to work!”
Amazon Prime will supply a variety of feeds to select from. Viewers can choose Joe Buck and Troy Aikman, who might be calling the sport for Fox and the NFL Community, or the Storm-Kremer pairing. There’s additionally a Spanish-language feed together with an English-language feed with broadcasters from the UK.
(Amazon founder and chief government Jeff Bezos additionally owns The Washington Submit.)
Kremer lately obtained the Professional Soccer Corridor of Fame’s Pete Rozelle Radio-Tv Award, which acknowledges “long-time distinctive contributions to radio and tv in skilled soccer.” She works for the NFL Community and is a correspondent on HBO’s “Actual Sports activities With Bryant Gumbel,” and earlier than that was a sideline and have reporter for NBC’s “Sunday Night time Soccer.”
Like Kremer a longtime sports activities journalist, Storm has hosted varied editions of ESPN’s “SportsCenter” and contributed to “Exterior the Strains” and “E:60” on the community. She additionally has labored in varied capacities for NBC, CNN and CBS.