Laura Rutledge reportedly signs new deal with ESPN, will be permanent fixture on morning show
Laura Rutledge is one of the fastest rising sports media personalities on any network, and now, according to the Big Lead, she just signed a long-term extension with ESPN.
Rutledge will be a permanent fixture on “Get Up,” co-hosting ESPN’s morning show with Mike Greenberg. The show’s ratings increased when Rutledge joined Greenberg, as the two have great chemistry. In addition to “Get Up,” Rutledge will still be hosting SEC Nation and featured on the SEC Network. She’ll now just have more responsibility with the network.
She recently rejoined SEC Nation following her maternity leave, and she’s expected to return to “Get Up” in December. Rutledge, Tim Tebow, Marcus Spears and Paul Finebaum travel to campuses for SEC Nation every week.
Rutledge joined the SEC Network in 2014 as a reporter. She last signed a multi-year extension in 2018.
Prior to joining ESPN, Rutledge was a sports anchor for CNN’s New Day and Early Start. She also worked for FOX Sports.