Atlanta Dream Announce First All Black Broadcast Crew

Contributed by Scott Lipscomb

The WNBA has been in the headlines this past year as leaders for social change and breaking barriers. The Atlanta Dream joined that cycle as bringing in their first fully black women broadcast team to call home games.

“As the Atlanta Dream experiences new beginnings we are extremely excited to announce our new broadcast team for the 2021 season,” said Renee Montgomery, Dream co-owner and vice president. “This broadcast team of all women is another positive step in our goal of providing empowerment to the diverse Atlanta community. It’s exciting knowing that moments such as these will create momentum, and we plan to keep that same level of energy moving forward.” via the teams press release.

The team consists of returning award winning color analyst LaChina Robinson who will be entering her 12th year with the team. Robinson will also be joined by former Georgia Tech standout basketball player Tabitha Turner who worked with the team back in 2017 and 2018. Florida standout Angel Gray also joins the broadcast crew after doing sideline reporting for the team in 2015 and 2016. Autumn Johnson, who is an award winning analyst and current host of the 2kLeagues weekly series, joins the crew to round out the 4 women squad.

“Excited is an understatement for me,” Turner said. “I truly feel blessed to be back with such an amazing, talented team that led the way in the fight for social justice and equality throughout the pandemic. Between the leadership of everyone involved and the high level of talent on this team, waiting to get started is the hardest part and I’m glad to be along for the ride!

The strides the Dream and WNBA are taking will hopefully continue to grow the trend of more women in sports! Be sure to catch the Atlanta Dream in their season opener this Friday