Ted Brown, ESPN Graphics Producer, Dead at 36

ESPN pays tribute on-air to producer, who suffered heart attack in Australia

Ted Brown, a graphics producer for ESPN, died on Sunday while on assignment in Australia for the network’s coverage of the Australian Open. He was 36.

Screen Shot 2016-01-26 at 8.55.18 AMBrown, who had worked at ESPN since 2007 and worked on projects including ABC’s College Football Primetime and the College Football Playoff National Championship Game, suffered a heart attack in his hotel in Melbourne.

ESPN paid tribute to Brown on-air during Monday’s Australian Open coverage when anchor Chris Fowler offered an emotional tribute to the young production talent.

A native of Portage, MI, Brown is survived by his wife, Erin, and their 2-year old son, Henry.

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