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LIFETIME TOUTS ALL-FEMALE PRODUCTION CREW FOR WNBA TELECASTS
Published May 6, 1998
Lifetime TV has assembled an all-female team of sports TV talent to produce its '98 WNBA telecasts. Lisa Seltzer, who has directed ABL games for Fox Sports Net and NHL games for ESPN, was named the broadcast Director. Amy Rosenfield, a veteran of ESPN/ABC MLS coverage, was named Line Producer. Denise Cavanaugh, who has overseen Lifetime's "Breaking Through" series, will serve as Sideline Producer. Maureen Hassett, who came to Lifetime from NBA Entertainment, will serve as Halftime Producer. The on-air team includes CBS's Michele Tafoya handling play-by-play, former UConn player Meghan Pattyson as analyst, Summer Sanders as sideline reporter and Maura Driscoll as halftime host. Pacers G Reggie Miller is the only male on the broadcast team. Lifetime's first of 10 regular-season games will air on June 11 at 8:00pm ET with Rockers-Liberty (Lifetime Television). WNBA MEDIA NOTES: The Shock will have seven games on Fox Sports Detroit and one on WDWB-TV. Pistons F Rick Mahorn will serve as a commentator (DETROIT NEWS, 5/5). ...MSG Network will team up with One-On-One Sports' WJWR-AM to broadcast 31 Liberty games this season (Liberty).