Colin Cowherd, one of the most thought-provoking sports hosts in the country,can be heard every weekday from 11 to 2 p.m. ET on Fox Sports Radio Wichita.
"Colin is the first person I hired for my first daily studio show at ESPN, so it’s fitting that he’s the first one I’m hiring at FS1," said Jamie Horowitz, President of FOX Sports National Networks, who chose Cowherd as the original co-host of ESPN’s "SportsNation" in July 2009. "Colin is a unique voice in sports media with a loyal following of fans, and we’re looking forward to building our daytime programming around him."
"Colin is one of the most powerful and talented personalities in sports media today, and his addition to Premiere’s lineup demonstrates our continued commitment to reaching diverse audiences with the best talent the industry has to offer," shared Talbott. "We’re excited to join with FOX Sports in bringing Colin’s passionate and engaging brand of sports entertainment to millions of people across multiple platforms. By leveraging our combined reach, we’ll have the opportunity to connect with more sports fans than ever before, while delivering unmatched results for our partners."
BEYOND THE HERD
Cowherd also hosted “Colin’s New Football Show” on ESPN2 in 2013 and 2014, in addition to a variety of programs on ESPN2, ESPNU and ESPN Classic. He was the original co-host of SportsNation on ESPN2. Cowherd joined ESPN Radio in 2004 when his program launched as an hour-long broadcast on the West Coast. He also anchored weeknight sports and Sports Sunday for KGW Northwest NewsChannel 8. Cowherd’s rise in the industry also 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 baseball team.
BEYOND RADIO & TV
In 2013, Cowherd’s first book, “You HERD Me!” was a New York Times bestseller, spending five weeks on the list in hardcover. His second book, “Raw: My 100% Grade-A, Unfiltered, Inside Look at Sports,” is scheduled for release in October 2015. In August 2015, Rogue Ales & Spirits, based out of the coastal town of Newport, Ore., partnered with Cowherd to release “Blunt N’ Bitter” microbrew – the official beverage of Colin Cowherd and THE HERD.