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Wolfson works the 2013 Army–Navy Game.

Tracy Wolfson (born March 17, 1975) is an American sportscaster for CBS Sports. She is a University of Michigan graduate with a degree in communications.

Early life and career[edit]

Wolfson formerly worked for MSG Network as an anchor and reporter as well as covering golf, college football and Arena Football for ESPN from 2002–2003. Her on-air career began at WZBN in Trenton, New Jersey, as a sports anchor. She also appeared as a reporter for Long Island News Tonight (LI News Tonight), a local Long Island college-run news station.

Career since 2004[edit]

Wolfson is the lead field/floor reporter for all live CBS Sports football and basketball broadcasts. She works with the lead on-air talent team in each of the sports she covers.

She has been the CBS college football sideline reporter since 2004.[1] She is considered to be part of one of the best college football broadcast teams in the country.[2] As a sideline reporter, Wolfson primarily interviews coaches at the end of each half and also gives updates on player injuries. Additionally, she is an anchor on the CBS Sportsdesk as well as a reporter for college basketball, auto racing, skiing, ice skating, gymnastics, tennis, track and field and rodeo.[3] She has covered all the U.S. Opens and the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four since 2004. Wolfson does postseason sideline reporting for the NBA on TNT and is a contributor to the NFL on CBS by filing reports on the Super Bowl and sideline reporting for preseason games with Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf or Ian Eagle and Phil Simms, such as the Seahawks-Packers preseason game in 2013.[4]

Wolfson's voice is also featured during sideline reports in NCAA College Hoops 2K8 on the Xbox 360 & PlayStation 3 game consoles.

On May 22, 2014 it was announced that Wolfson would be joining Jim Nantz and Phil Simms as an NFL sideline reporter on Thursday night and some Sunday afternoon games starting in the 2014 season.[5]

She was the floor reporter for the NCAA men's basketball championship games in 2016 on TBS and 2017 on CBS.

Accolades[edit]

In 2005, she was asked to be a part of Mississippi State University's College Sports Speaker series [6] and has been a spokeswoman and M.C. for several Foundation for Diabetes Research events since 2005.[7] In 2004 she was named one of the "Best New Faces" of the NCAA tournament in USA Today.[8]

Personal[edit]

She resides in Tenafly, New Jersey[9] with her husband, David Reichel, and her three sons.[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "SI.com". CNN. August 18, 2004. 
  2. ^ "Scout.com: Eye on Sports (The CBS Sports' eye, that is)". scout.com. Retrieved 26 March 2018. 
  3. ^ CBS Sports CBS Sports Team – CBSSports.com Archived 2007-10-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ http://www.packers.com/news-and-events/article-1/Packers-Seahawks-Preseason-Week-3-Dope-Sheet/9775bccc-ab14-40df-b99a-fa09b016c896 - 2013 Seahawks-Packers preseason game recap
  5. ^ "Tracy Wolfson to be first NFL sideline reporter on CBS since 2006". usatoday.com. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 26 March 2018. 
  6. ^ Tracy Wolfson Visit Archived 2007-09-07 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ "The Foundation for Diabetes Research". www.diabetesnj.org. Retrieved 26 March 2018. 
  8. ^ "CBS: Pairing Packer, Martelli a 'pretty easy decision'". USA Today. March 22, 2004. 
  9. ^ Cosentino, Dom. "N.J.'s Tracy Wolfson, the NFL's newest sideline reporting star, has some stories to tell", NJ Advance Media for NJ.com, September 4, 2014. Accessed November 29, 2015. "Wolfson, a native of Rockland County, N.Y., who lives in Tenafly, grew up a Jets fan."
  10. ^ "CBS Sports TV Team". Tracy Wolfson Bio. CBSSports.com. 

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