Bill Reiter is a regular panelist on FOX SPORTS LIVE on FOX Sports 1 and a frequent contributor and NBA Insider for FOX Sports 1. He also co-hosts the FOX Sports Live Podcast with Andy Roddick and hosts a FOX Sports Radio drive-time radio show in Los Angeles, "LA Today with Reiter and Tweeden," from 9:00 AM – noon on AM 570 KLAC.
Reiter began his journalism career covering Bill Clinton and the Mississippi Delta in Arkansas, moved to the The Des Moines Register where he wrote long-form features, including a story in which he immersed himself for months in the world of homeless teenagers and began writing about sports. He wrote sports features full time for the Kansas City Star starting in 2006. In 2010, he imbedded with the Miami Heat as a columnist-beat writer for FOXSports.com, where his writing and reporting on LeBron James distinguished FOX Sports and its burgeoning NBA coverage. He was later named a national columnist and in that role covered the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Linsanity, the UFC, college football, the NFL playoffs and more. He has covered the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl, March Madness and the Final Four, the Olympics, the NBA Finals, the NBA and Major League Baseball All-Star Games, college football, tennis and more. He has also hosted panel discussion from the NBA Finals for FOX Sports 1.
He has been honored six times by the Associated Press Sports Editors, including for Game Story of the Year; was named a Livingston Awards finalist for an investigative piece on Bob Huggins’ recruiting practices; was three times a notable selection in Best American Sportwriting and won the Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards for “Our Homeless Children,” a six-part narrative on Iowa’s homeless youth. He has been honored more than 40 times with various state and regional awards.
Originally from the Midwest and a graduate of the Missouri Journalism School, he lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two kids.