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ESPN Broadcaster Kayla Burton '17

Kayla Burton stands on the sideline of a football field holding a microphone

Relying on grit, hard work, and perseverance, Kayla Burton ’17 has moved up the ranks in broadcast journalism

When Kayla Burton ’17 finished her in-game, on-air sideline reporting for ESPN at the 2023 Citrus Bowl, a familiar name lit up her phone: her former Lehigh basketball coach, Sue Troyan ’91G '16P '20P '21P, deputy director of athletics.

Troyan was gushing with pride and joy over Burton’s growth and success.

How far Burton has come since her days on the hardwood at Stabler Arena is not lost on the young broadcaster. It has been a journey of hard work and perseverance.

And it is just beginning to pay off in big ways.

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Kayla Burton poses for a photo, smiling and wearing a red dress

Kayla Burton


Article By:

Stephen Wilson