Erin Andrews joins 'Good Morning America,' gets bigger ESPN role

erin-andrews-320-gi.jpgFresh off her profile-raising turn on "Dancing With the Stars" in the spring, Erin Andrews is expanding her role on ESPN and also joining ABC's "Good Morning America" as a contributor.

Andrews will contribute stories on sports and other topics for "GMA" -- including, she says, pieces on crimes against women.

"With what I've been through" -- she was a stalking victim and has received death threats in the past year -- "I want to talk to women who are victims," she tells USA Today. "... People haven't seen I can have a serious tone. We feel it's important to start off with serious issues so people take me seriously."

On ESPN, Andrews will be an anchor of the sports channel's flagship college football show, "College Gameday." The show is expanding to three hours on Saturdays in the fall; Andrews will anchor the first hour (which will air on ESPNU) and contribute reports and interviews when it switches over to ESPN.

She'll also continue her duties as a sideline reporter for ESPN's college football coverage.

Andrews finished third on "DWTS" last spring.

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