Doris Burke | Biography

Posted On: 11 May, 2014

Doris Burke | Biography

Quick Facts

Date of Birth January 04, 1965
Age 56 Years 2 Month(s)
Nationality American
Profession Basketball Player, Color Analyst
Husband/Spouse Gregg Burke
Boyfriend N/A
Ethnicity White
Divorced? Not Yet
Married Yes
Height 1.73 m
Children/Kids N/A

A sideline reporter and color analyst for espn college basketball, as well as NBA on espn and NBA on ABC games, Doris Burke was born on January 4, 1965 in West Islip, New York, US. She is mainly an analyst on Big East games for men's college basketball. Burke has also worked on New York Knicks games and is also an analyst for WNBA games on MSG.

Burke was raised in Manasquan, New Jersey. She started to play basketball when she was in the second grade. Burke was enrolled at Providence College in Providence, Rhode Island. There she earned a bachelor’s degree in health service administration/social work and later a master's in Education. Burke was also named as the College's Female Athlete of the Year, and was the fifth woman inducted into the Providence College Hall of Fame.

Burke began her career in 1990 working as an analyst for women's game for her alma mater on radio. She also worked as an analyst on Big East Women's games on television. Since 1997, she has been the primary radio and television voice of the New York Liberty as well as the lead analyst for espn's coverage of the WNBA.  She worked as the sideline reporter for espn and ABC for their coverage of the NBA in 2003. In 2000, Burke became the first woman to be a color analyst for a New York Knicks game on radio and on television, became the first woman to be an analyst for a Big East men's game as well as the first woman to be the primary analyst on a men's college basketball conference package.

Burke was even featured as a sideline reporter for 2K Sports’ NBA 2K11 video game in 2010. Burke has already partnered with Dan Shulman Dave O'Brien, Mike Breen, Holly Rowe, Jay Bilas, Bill Raftery, Jeff Van Gundy, Sean McDonough, Mark Jackson, Mike Tirico, and Dave Pasc.  She received a Rudy Award as the Best New Face in Sports Television from USA today in 2003.  In the spring of 2005 Providence College awarded her with an honorary doctorate degree. She also became a member of the North Providence Hall of Fame in 2006.Burke gets a handsome salary for her hard work and determination.

Although Burke is now 50 years old in her age, she looks equally charming and hot as she looked at her 30's. She looks sexy and gorgeous while presenting. Burke has the knowledge of how to dress well at work. She does a light makeup and does her hair style neatly. Her tall, slender and toned legs are also exposed stunningly at TV. But, her height in feet is not found anywhere.

Doris Burke was married to Gregg Burke in 1990. They were blessed with a daughter in 1992. After the birth of her daughter, Burke became a full time mother. After few years they filed for a divorce. Burke's information on current relationship, husband, dating and affairs is not known. She is now more focused in her career. Burke said that the credit of her reaching this height of success goes to her former husband Gregg Burke.

Burke's brief biography can also be accessed through Wikipedia and Imdb. Her page can be liked in Facebook as well as she can be followed in Twitter and Instagram to get her latest updates with nbs.