Katie Nolan, born on January 28, 1987, in Boston, Massachusettes, is an American sports media personality who is best known for her Fox Sports show Garbage Time with Katie Nolan and her ESPN+ show Always Late with Katie Nolan.
Prior to her television career, Katie Nolan worked as a bartender at the White Horse Tavern in Boston. It was during this time that she started her own sports and pop culture blog called “Bitches Can’t Hang”.
In the year 2011, Katie Nolan began producing and hosting the YouTube web series called the “Guyism Speed Round”.
After a successful run with Guyism, Nolan joined Fox Sports 1 in 2013 and began appearing on the Regis Philbin-hosted talk show Crowd Goes Wild and the web series No Filter with Katie Nolan. Nolan also hosted NFL Films Presents while working at Fox Sports 1.
Following her immediate success with Fox Sports 1, Nolan was given her own weekly cable show titled Garbage Time with Katie Nolan, which premiered in March 2015. Nolan also hosted NFL Films Presents while working at Fox Sports 1.
Despite the show’s success —Garbage Time won a Sports Emmy for “Outstanding Social TV Experience” in May 2016 — Fox Sports 1 effectively canceled the program in February 2017. In September 2017, Nolan and Fox Sports parted ways.
Nolan wasn’t out of work for long, as it was announced she signed with ESPN in October 2017.
Her ESPN career began with appearances on programs such as Highly Questionable and SportsCenter on Snapchat before her own late-night show, Always Late with Katie Nolan, debuted on ESPN+ in September 2018. In addition to Always Late with Katie Nolan, Nolan hosts a podcast on the ESPN network called Sports?.