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E129: Dan Hellie – Host of NFL Network and UFC Contender Series


Dan Hellie is a very diverse sports anchor and currently is the host of NFL Network as well as Dana White’s UFC Tuesday Night Contender Series. He is also the preseason television voice of the Tennessee Titans and does play by play for college basketball games as well. He joined NFL Network in 2013 as host of the network’s flagship daily show, NFL Total Access. Dan has also hosted Game Day Live on Sundays, been part of combine & draft coverage, Thursday Night Football and hosted the Network’s schedule release show.

Prior to his arrival at NFL Network, Dan was the Sports Director for the NBC owned station in Washington, D.C., WRC. During his tenure in D.C., Dan won two EMMY awards, one for “Best Sports Anchor.” Dan’s responsibilities at NBC Washington included anchoring the daily sportscasts, hosting a weekly Redskins show and the Redskins coaches show.

Dan has covered many major sporting events including: Super Bowls, World Series, NCAA Final Fours, the U.S. Open, Stanley Cup playoffs and NBA playoffs. In 2012, Dan spent a month in London covering the summer Olympics. An avid golfer, Dan also spent a week as co-host on the Golf Channel’s “Morning Drive” show.

Dan is a proud graduate of the University of Tennessee where he was in the same graduating class as Peyton Manning. He currently resides with his family in Manhattan Beach, CA.

Follow Dan on Social Media:
Twitter – @danhellie
Instagram – @danhellie
Facebook – @danhellienfl


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