The Longhorn Network announced their first three talent hires Thursday.
Fox Sports reporter Samantha Steele, ESPNU anchor Lowell Galindo and former Austin sports talk radio host Kevin Dunn are all set to join the network when it launches on Aug. 26.
Steele has covered the Pac-10 and Big 12 for Fox Sports Net and Fox College Sports. Galindo, who grew up in San Antonio and was born in Houston, is one of 31 ESPN employees that will relocate from Bristol and Charlotte (home of ESPNU) to Austin. Dunn, who gradated from the University of Texas, has worked for CBS College Sports and KVET (1300 AM) in Austin.