Katie Nolan heading to ESPN after four years at FOX Sports after months of contractual limbo

Katie Nolan is back to work!

After several months of contractual limbo with Fox Sports, the former "Garbage Time" host will officially join ESPN on October 16 and "appear across multiple platforms in a variety of projects."

"She will have a prominent digital presence while also making appearances across ESPN studio programming," ESPN said in a press release. "Announcements regarding her specific assignments are forthcoming."

"I could not be more excited to have a prominent digital presence while also making appearances across ESPN studio programming,” Nolan half-joked in response. “When I was a little girl, I always dreamed that one day announcements regarding my specific assignments would be forthcoming.”

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AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 13: TV host Katie Nolan attends 'Featured Speaker: John Cena' during 2017 SXSW Conference and Festivals at Austin Convention Center on March 13, 2017 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Katrina Barber/Getty Images for SXSW)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 28: Katie Nolan attends the AT&T Celebrates the Launch of DIRECTV NOW at Venue 57 on November 28, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD, CA - JULY 31: Actress Katie Nolan attends the Backstage Creations Retreat at Teen Choice 2016 at The Forum on July 31, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Mark Sullivan/Getty Images for Backstage Creations)
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EST and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. The guests for Wednesday, May 18 included actor Dax Shepard, Katie Nolan ('Garbage Time with Katie Nolan') and musical guest Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. (Photo by Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) KATIE NOLAN
JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' airs every weeknight at 11:35 p.m. EST and features a diverse lineup of guests that include celebrities, athletes, musical acts, comedians and human interest subjects, along with comedy bits and a house band. The guests for Wednesday, May 18 included actor Dax Shepard, Katie Nolan ('Garbage Time with Katie Nolan') and musical guest Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. (Photo by Randy Holmes/ABC via Getty Images) JIMMY KIMMEL, KATIE NOLAN
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Katie Nolan attends the 2016 Fox Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 18: Katie Nolan is seen on May 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by JMA2/Star Max/GC Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 16: Katie Nolan attends the 2016 Fox Upfront at Wollman Rink, Central Park on May 16, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Noam Galai/WireImage)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12: TV personality Katie Nolan (L) speaks onstage at 'Do Great Athletes Have to Be Good People?' during the 2016 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Four Seasons Hotel on March 12, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Amy E. Price/Getty Images for SXSW)
AUSTIN, TX - MARCH 12: TV personality Katie Nolan attends 'Do Great Athletes Have to Be Good People?' during the 2016 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival at Four Seasons Hotel on March 12, 2016 in Austin, Texas. (Photo by Amy E. Price/Getty Images for SXSW)
LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS -- Episode 326 -- Pictured: (l-r) TV Personality Katie Nolan during an interview with host Seth Meyers on February 11, 2016 -- (Photo by: Lloyd Bishop/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 10: Katie Nolan attends the 2nd Annual Birks Diamond Tribute To The Year's Women In Film In Partnership With Telefilm Canada at Maison Birks during the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
TORONTO, ON - SEPTEMBER 06: Writer/Actress Katie Nolan attends the HELLO! Canada's 2014 Toronto International Film Festival Gala held at Ritz Carlton on September 6, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. (Photo by George Pimentel/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 16: Katie Nolan of Fox Sports poses for a picture after ringing the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite on August 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Toth/FilmMagic)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 15: Katie Nolan attends 'Crowd Goes W!ld' press preview at Lounge 48 on July 15, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 16: Bill Raftery, Gus Johnson, Regis Philbin, Katie Nolan and Georgie Thompson ring the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite on August 16, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Craig Barritt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 15: (L-R) Michael Kosta, Katie Nolan, Regis Philbin, Trevor Pryce, Jason Gay and executive producer Michael Davis attend 'Crowd Goes W!ld' Press Preview at Lounge 48 on July 15, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)
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Earlier this year, Nolan publicly expressed frustration as her contract with Fox Sports continued, but she was unable to actually produce new projects: "Man, I miss working," she tweeted.

Boston-born Nolan, who won a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Social TV Experience in 2016, racked up an impressive 335K Twitter followers during her four years with Fox.

“Katie is smart, dynamic and brings to ESPN a fresh perspective and a great sense of humor," said Connor Schnell, executive vice president of content at ESPN, calling Nolan a "rare talent."

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