ESPN Radio Host
Colin Cowherd is host of ESPN Radio’s The Herd with Colin Cowherd, broadcast nationally from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. ET Monday – Friday from ESPN Radio’s studios in Bristol, Conn., and simulcast on ESPNU. In September 2013, Colin’s New Football Show, which looks at college and professional football through Cowherd’s singular prism, debuted at 9 a.m. on ESPN2.
The Herd features topical commentary on the day’s most important sports news, perspective on the top stories, interviews with the biggest newsmakers, and entertaining daily segments including “Spanning the Globe.” The three-hour program frequently originates from the site of sports biggest events, including the Super Bowl and NBA All-Star Game.
Colin’s New Football Show, with a set designed as a kitchen and living room, features highlights, fantasy, interviews, commentary and more each week. Cowherd has also hosted various programs for ESPN2, ESPNU, and ESPN Classic. He was the original co-host of SportsNation, a one-hour, live studio show on ESPN2.
In 2013, Cowherd’s first book, You HERD Me! was an instant New York Times bestseller, spending five weeks on the list in hardcover.
Cowherd joined ESPN Radio in 2004 when The Herd launched with a West Coast-only hour airing on ESPN Radio from 6-7 a.m. PT.
Prior to ESPN Radio, Cowherd worked at KFXX 910-AM “The Fan” in Portland, Ore., where he hosted the popular three-hour morning drive program, The Herd. He also anchored weeknight sports and “Sports Sunday” for KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8.
Cowherd’s experience includes serving as sports anchor at Tampa’s WTVT-TV, where he received a local Sports Emmy for Buc Sunday, and as sports director at KVBC-TV in Las Vegas, where he earned multiple Nevada Sportscaster of the Year awards. He began his career as the play-by-play voice for the Pacific Coast League’s Las Vegas Stars.
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