Justin Kutcher is a play-by-play announcer for FOX Sports, having called a variety of sports for the network including college football, college basketball, NFL and soccer. Kutcher has also contributed to the network’s USGA and Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show coverage. During the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, he called matches alongside former U.S. Women’s National Team player Aly Wagner.
Before joining FOX Sports in August 2012 for the network’s coverage of college football and MLB, Kutcher spent four years at ESPN, working as a play-by-play announcer for several sports including football, basketball, baseball, softball, volleyball, hockey and soccer. He also worked as an ESPN studio anchor and host for several different events.
During his time at the network, Kutcher has called everything from high school football and basketball to the BIG EAST Basketball Tournament. He also was one of the primary voices for ESPN’s college baseball coverage, broadcasting the Regionals and Super Regionals, as well as the softball Super Regionals for three years. In addition, he was the voice of the Under Armour High School All-America Football Game for three years and called the NCAA Men’s Volleyball National Championships.
Kutcher previously worked for Big Ten Network, CBS Sports Network (formerly CBS College Sports) and NCAA Productions as both a play-by-play announcer and studio host. Additionally, he was a regular contributor on MLB.com, where he hosted “Daily Rewind,” a nightly highlight show. At the same time, he served as the primary anchor for MLB.com’s “Post Season Live” program during the 2008 Postseason. In August 2008, Kutcher hosted a nightly nationally syndicated Olympic recap show for Westwood One Radio.
The versatile broadcaster spent three years broadcasting minor league baseball at the Double-A and Triple-A levels before he was hired on-air at CSTV in 2006. He also called the World Softball Championships (an Olympic qualifying event) in 2006 from Beijing, China, for the International Softball Federation. From 2000 to 2006, he freelanced as a statistician for FOX Sports, working the playoffs and World Series as a special assistant to Joe Buck and Tim McCarver, and spent time broadcasting Minor League Soccer for the Portland Timbers. He held an internship for MSG Network in New York during the summer of 2000.
The graduate of Boston University’s College of Communications. He was the Sports Director of the student-run radio station, WTBU, for two years was the voice of the women’s basketball team and hosted two weekly sports-talk shows. His breakthrough television appearance came at the age 12 when he was a contestant on “Where in the World is Carmen San Diego?” Kutcher grew up in Fairfield, Conn., and currently resides in Charlotte, N.C.