Veteran studio and game broadcaster Curt Menefee quarterbacks FOX NFL SUNDAY, America’s most-watched pregame show, each week as co-host alongside Terry Bradshaw. Menefee, who joined FOX NFL SUNDAY as the show’s full-time host in 2007, teams with Bradshaw and analysts Howie Long, Jimmy Johnson and Michael Strahan during the NFL season. FOX NFL SUNDAY will be inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), broadcasting Hall of Fame in April of 2019
FROM LOCAL TO NATIONAL
Menefee began his career at FOX Sports in 1997 as a sideline reporter and later moved to the game booth to call play-by-play for NFL and NFL Europe League coverage on FOX Sports and FSN. He has hosted the UEFA Champions League final pregame show for FOX Sports, an event among a select few major international soccer championships ever to receive broadcast television exposure in the U.S. He also hosted FOX’s inaugural coverage of the U.S. Open Championship in 2015 from Chambers Bay. He also hosted a special UFC main events on FOX. Menefee began hosting FOX UFC’s prefight coverage at the first main event in November 2011.
Through his work at WNYW FOX5 and MSG in New York, Menefee established himself as one of the Big Apple’s most popular sportscasters. Menefee arrived at WNYW-TV from KTVT-TV in Dallas, where he was the sports director and weeknight sports anchor. He also hosted a daily two-hour show on “The Ticket” sports radio in Dallas. Prior to his time in Dallas, Menefee anchored sports for WTLV-TV (NBC) in Jacksonville. His resume also includes experience as host of a live two-hour daily sportscast on Sports News Network, a nationwide cable sports program, as well as sports anchor and reporter at WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, Wis., and WOI-TV (ABC) in Des Moines, Iowa.
AN AWARD WINNER
Menefee has received several awards for his sports anchoring and reporting, including the Associated Press Award for Best Sports Reporter in New York and four Katie Awards (the Texas equivalent of an Emmy) for Best Sportscast and Best Sports Special.
OUTSIDE THE STUDIO
Menefee graduated from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. He dedicates his free time within the community. Counting travel among his hobbies, Menefee has visited more than 80 countries and all seven continents.