Patricia Lowry

ESPN, Coordinating Producer II

Patricia Lowry oversees around 500 college basketball games on the ESPN Family of Networks, including the Women’s NCAA Tournament and Women’s Final Four. She also manages ESPN’s coverage of the NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship. Since 2011, Lowry has overseen event production at Longhorn Network which includes around 175 live events per year in 12 different sports.

In addition to these responsibilities, Lowry has contributed as a director to the College Football Playoff Megacast, FIFA World Cup in Brazil, X Games Aspen, and X Games Austin.

Previously, Lowry served as a coordinating producer in remote production from November 2003 until May 2011 where she was responsible for the production of NBA, WNBA, figure skating, and track and field telecasts. She joined ESPN in 2002 as a producer, working primarily on college basketball, WNBA, and the X Games.

Prior to joining ESPN, Lowry served as an executive producer for the Portland Trail Blazers (1998-2002). That role included producing NBA Games, Seahawks NFL games, and WNBA games. From 1989 to 1997, she worked on the television support contract at NASA’s Johnson Space Center as a producer/director and as vice president for StellaCom and Taft Broadcasting. In addition, Lowry worked on a freelance basis in sports as a producer, director, technical director, and videotape operator from 1987 until joining ESPN in 2002. She also worked as a freelance producer for the Discovery Channel from 1997 until 2002.

In 2016, Lowry was part of the team that won a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Transmedia Sports Coverage of the College Football Playoff National Championship Megacast. She won a Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Open/Tease for the World Figure Skating Championships on ESPN in 2005, and in 2006 she won a Sports Emmy Award in the same category for the NBA Finals on ABC. Lowry has won 10 Regional Emmy Awards.

A Tennessee native, Lowry graduated from Texas A&M University in 1987 with a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism.

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