As host of FOX NASCAR SUNDAY, FOX’s live, on-site prerace coverage from the famous “Hollywood Hotel,” Emmy Award-winning Chris Myers works alongside analysts NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip, four-time champion Jeff Gordon and Michael Waltrip. He also hosts NASCAR RACEDAY, FS1’s Cup Series prerace show, during the FOX portion of the NASCAR season.
As FOX Sports’ first three-sport star and currently one of only a few, Myers contributes to the network’s NFL, NASCAR and MLB coverage. During the NFL season, Myers works a full slate of NFL games as play-by-play announcer alongside analyst Ronde Barber and sideline reporter Jennifer Hale. He also serves as a sideline reporter for FOX NFL’s NFC postseason and Super Bowl presentations, including the February 2017 Super Bowl LI from Houston. Additionally, Myers hosts MLB WHIPAROUND on FS1 and serves as reporter and play-by-play announcer during MLB regular and postseason contests.
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During the NASCAR season, he serves as host of FOX NASCAR SUNDAY, FOX’s live, on-site prerace coverage from the famous “Hollywood Hotel,” a role Myers has held since FOX’s first broadcast of a MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES race in 2001.
In addition to his FOX NFL play-by-play role, Myers has served as sideline reporter during FOX’s coverage of the NFL playoffs since 2005 and contributed to coverage of Super Bowl XXXIX, Super Bowl XLII, Super Bowl XLV, Super Bowl XLVIII and Super Bowl LI on FOX. He also hosted AFTERNOON HUDDLE live from Radio Row in New York on FS1 in the days leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII. As field reporter for FOX MLB, Myers had the honor of interviewing the Red Sox when they finally won the 2004 World Series, one of five World Series he has covered.
In 2010, Myers was tapped to host Showtime’s Inside NASCAR series alongside analysts Brad Daugherty, Michael Waltrip and Randy Pemberton. He also published two books – “NASCAR Nation” and “NASCAR is America.”
One of the busiest broadcasters in sports, Myers hosted his own three-hour program, CMI: Chris Myers Interview on FOX Sports Radio, heard on more than 250 affiliates and on Sirius/XM Radio. CMI featured the last interview with legendary coach John Wooden and stars from the sports and entertainment world, such as Bill Murray and Adam Sandler. Myers currently co-hosts “Myers & Wes” on The Beast 980 AM in Los Angeles.
Prior to joining the FOX family in 1998 as an anchor for FOX Sports News on FSN, Myers worked for ESPN. During his 11 years at that network, he hosted Up Close and reported and anchored for SportsCenter. He was awarded an Emmy in the Sports Features category in 1990 as an anchor/reporter. The veteran reporter previously served as a sports anchor and feature reporter for WWL-TV in New Orleans from 1982-1988, was a sportscaster with WTVJ-TV in Miami from 1980-1982 and with WCIX-TV in Miami from 1978-1980.
Myers attended Florida International University and Miami Dade Community College, where he majored in radio and television. He started his own talk radio show at the age of 16 at WKAT-Radio in Miami, interviewing sports legends such as Muhammad Ali and Don Shula. Myers resides in Southern California with his wife, Susan, son, Alex, and their three dogs. You may follow Myers on Twitter at @The_ChrisMyers.