bureau producer, ESPN (New York)
Gubar was born in New York City and earned her bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University. She began her journalism career as a researcher for ABC News in 1991, later working as producer for Court TV for three years. She moved to ESPN in 1994, first as associate producer, a freelance producer and eventually being promoted to her current position in 2000 as a bureau producer. She has focused her work on enterprise and investigative off-the-field sports news stories, such as the issue of performance-enhancing drugs and sexual assault and the college athlete. She produces for studio shows such as “Outside the Lines” and “Sportscenter,” conceptualizing stories, working with camera crews and correspondents and editing the stories. She occasionally covers events such as the Winter Olympics in Turin. She won a 1995 Sports Emmy for Outstanding Edited Special for “Play Ball,” in which she was a segment producer and three Emmy awards for best studio show for the “Sportcenter” program in 2005, 2004 and 1996.
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