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Lindsay Czarniak To Leave NBC 4 For ESPN

Lindsay Czarniak has emerged as one of the most visible, smart and popular local sportscasters while working for NBC 4, following in the footsteps of the great George Michael. On Wednesday, it was confirmed that she would depart for greener pastures. Specifically, she's leaving for ESPN, according to the Washington Post.

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Lindsay Czarniak, the co-sports anchor at WRC (Channel 4), will leave the station next month for a job at ESPN, WRC said Wednesday.

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Czarniak's contract with the station, known as NBC4, expired this spring, leading to discussions with the sports cable network. At ESPN, Czarniak will be an anchor and host of programs originating from its Bristol, Conn., studios.

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The 33-year old has been with NBC since 2005. Michael hired her then, and has said she was "the best hire I've ever made." Czarniak was not immediately available for comment, but we want to congratulate her on her big move and wish her the best of luck.

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