Trey Wingo is one of the primary figures in ESPN’s year-round coverage of the National Football League. He hosts the daily pro football news and information show NFL Live, as well as NFL Insiders: Sunday Edition and the NFL Draft. He also anchors SportsCenter specials, contributes to ESPN’s golf presentation at The Open, and he is a regular contributor to ESPN Radio programs and digital platforms.
Wingo joined ESPN in November 1997 as an anchor for ESPNEWS and has served as host of NFL Live since its inception in 2003. He added NFL Sundays in 2015 as host of the new NFL Insiders: Sunday Edition, alongside Adam Schefter, Chris Mortensen and Louis Riddick, and he assumed the host role of ESPN’s long-running highlight show NFL PrimeTime in 2007.
Wingo has a prominent role in ESPN’s many tent-pole NFL events throughout the year. He anchors SportsCenter specials during ESPN’s Super Bowl and NFL Draft coverage. He co-hosts ESPN’s NFL Draft telecast and annual Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremonies (since 2004), and he conducts the SportsCenter post-game interview with the Super Bowl MVP. He also hosts a number of studio shows throughout the year from the NFL Combine, NFL training camps and league meetings.
Wingo previously hosted The NFL on ESPN Radio, a day-long update, interview and analysis program on NFL Sundays (2001-03). Before assuming his current television role on the NFL Draft, Wingo hosted the ESPN Radio broadcast of the event and contributed a six-hour chat on ESPN.com in 2000. In 2007, his involvement in ESPN’s pro football coverage included play-by-play duties for Arena Football games alongside analyst Mark Schlereth.
Wingo previously anchored ESPN’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament studio coverage, including the Final Four and Selection Show. In recent years, he has covered U.S. Open golf and The Open as part of his on-air responsibilities. He has also hosted SportsCenter, Baseball Tonight, and ESPN2’s NFL 2Night and NBA 2Night shows and made regular appearances on ESPN Radio with weekly commentaries and periodic work on GameNight and GameDay.
A key contributor to ESPN’s digital media platforms, Wingo hosted the Subway Fresh Take video podcast and anchored segments for ESPN’s local web sites and ESPN Mobile TV. He also participated annually in ESPN The Weekend, a sports-themed special event featuring ESPN commentators and star athletes at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando from 2005-11.
Wingo joined ESPN from KSDK-TV in St. Louis, Mo., where he was a sports anchor/reporter for six years (1991-97). Prior to that, he was a sports anchor/reporter for WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pa., for a year and the sports director at WMGC-TV in Binghamton, N.Y. (1988-90). He also served for a year in a similar position at Binghamton’s WICZ-TV. Wingo began his career in 1987 as a sports producer for NBC’s News at Sunrise in New York.
A native of Greenwich, Conn., Wingo was graduated from Baylor University in 1985 with a bachelor’s degree in communications. He won six Mid-America regional Emmy awards for reporting, including three straight years for outstanding sports reporting. He remains active in a variety of causes, including the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s Athletes for a Cure campaign, The V Foundation for cancer research and Special Olympics.