#544595 Overall Influence

Katie Kerwin McCrimmon

American journalist


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Katie Kerwin McCrimmon is a journalist and former reporter/analyst for ESPN. She won the 1979 National Spelling Bee, representing the Rocky Mountain News, by spelling the word "maculature."McCrimmon's spelling bee win won her a full scholarship to Colorado College, where she graduated with a degree in journalism in 1987. After college, she began to work for the Rocky Mountain News and served as their Washington, D.C. correspondent until 1996 and continued at the paper until it closed in 2009. In the early 1990s, CNN began broadcasting the National Spelling Bee and invited her to be a commentator. ESPN2 began broadcasting the contest in 1994, and McCrimmon became their commentator until 2005.

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Colorado College

Private liberal arts college in Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

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#9193 World Rank