SportsCenter Anchor; Radio Co-Host
Mike Hill joined ESPN in July 2004 as an ESPNEWS anchor. Hill now is usually seen on SportsCenter, but also fills in as a host on ESPN First Take, NFL Live and Baseball Tonight.
He also co-hosts ESPN Radio’s Hill & Schlereth (7-10 p.m. ET M-F), which debuted January 10, 2012, featuring Hill and Mark Schlereth, a three-time Super Bowl champion.
Prior to ESPN, Hill served as a sports anchor at KXAS-TV in Dallas, Texas, from 2002-2004. From 2000-2002, Hill worked as host at Fox Sports Net in his native New York. As a sports anchor from 1997 – 2000 at WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tenn., he earned two local Emmy Awards for his in-depth coverage of high school football, in addition to the “Best Sportscaster” Award from The Tennessean for his piece on “People Who Don’t Necessarily Love Sports.” Hill began his career as a sports director at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Md., in 1994 before heading to the West coast to work as a sports anchor at KSEE-TV in Fresno, Calif., in 1995.
In his spare time, Hill enjoys writing screenplays and acting. He has made cameo appearances in several independent films and in the off-Broadway production of “Miss Evers’ Boys.”
Hill spent his childhood in both the Bronx borough of New York and Bessemer, Ala., and enlisted in the Air Force where he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications in 1994.
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