WWE announces changes with backstage interviewers and other hosting duties

WWE has announced they have shuffled around backstage interviewers and other hosting duties.

All the new changes start this Saturday, July 1.

Jackie Redmond will join Byron Saxton as a backstage interviewer on Monday Night Raw. She is also the new co-host for premium live event kick-off shows alongside Kayla Braxton.

Redmond has been with WWE since 2021, where she served as a co-host for Raw Talk and Talking Smack.

Cathy Kelley will be moving from Raw to Friday Night SmackDown as a backstage interviewer alongside Kayla Braxton.

Megan Morant’s duties will also be expanding. She will now host Raw Talk and SmackDown LowDown, along with other digital shows.

WWE issued a press release with all the details, which can be read below:


Expanded Role Begins This Saturday, July 1

STAMFORD, Conn., June 27, 2023 – WWE® (NYSE: WWE) today announced that Jackie Redmond will take on an expanded role with the company beginning this Saturday, July 1. Redmond will serve as a backstage interviewer for Monday Night Raw, alongside Byron Saxton. Additionally, she will join Kayla Braxton to co-host WWE’s premium live event kickoff shows with Booker T and Peter Rosenberg. Redmond will also continue to do studio work throughout the year.

With more than 10 years of sports broadcasting experience, Redmond has served as a host and reporter for NHL Network, WBD Sports and Rogers Sportsnet in Canada. She began working with WWE in 2021 as co-host of Raw Talk and Talking Smack. During hockey season, Redmond will continue to work for NHL Network and WBD Sports.

Megan Morant is taking on an expanded full-time role at WWE’s Stamford studios, where she will host Raw TalkSmackDown LowDown, international shows for television and various digital shows including the Monday Night Raw’s sidecast on Twitch.

Cathy Kelley will move to Friday Night SmackDown, where she will join Kayla Braxton as a backstage interviewer.