ESPN Radio Host
Will Cain is the host of The Will Cain Show on ESPN Radio, which debuted January 2, 2018. Cain has also been the host of Fantasy Football Now, the award-winning, three-hour fantasy football show featuring Matthew Berry, Tim Hasselbeck, Field Yates and Stephania Bell since the start of the 2019 season. Cain also regularly shares his opinions on ESPN’s morning debate show, First Take.
Cain joined ESPN in March 2015 as a contributor whose work appeared across the company’s various platforms. He has also worked with ESPN’s Features Unit and E:60, and many of his reports have included written companion pieces for ESPN The Magazine or ESPN.com, and appearances on ESPN Radio programming.
Prior to joining ESPN, Cain served as political analyst for CNN and The Blaze. At CNN he co-hosted Starting Point with Soledad O’Brien and In the Arena with Eliot Spitzer. At The Blaze he hosted Real News, Cain and Cupp, and The Cain Conversation (2015), presenting the day’s most influential leaders in business (Gary Vaynerchuck), news (Geraldo Rivera), film (Paul Sorvino), and music (Markey Ramone, Charlie Daniels) through a series of intimate, in-depth hour-long interviews. Cain also produced a documentary mini-series Alise vs. the Mayor (2014), exposing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s attempts to curb charter schools.
Before entering television, Cain financed, bought, and sold two digital and print media companies, Quince Media, a Hispanic media company, and Cain Communications, a community newspaper group publishing newspapers and websites in four communities outside of Dallas. His work with Quince Media earned him recognition as one of the “40 Most Influential People in the Magazine Industry” by Folio in 2007, while his acquisition and expansion of Cain Communications placed him among the Texas Press Association’s “20 Under 40”.
Cain has served as a contributor for the National Review, guest hosted ABC’s The View and MSNBC’s Way Too Early. He has appeared on Fox News, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, and HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher.
Cain is a licensed attorney in Texas. He received his undergraduate degree from Pepperdine University and went on to attend law school at the University of Texas.