Trey Wingo is a veteran television and radio host who joined ESPN in November 1997. For nearly two decades, he has been a primary figure in the network’s pro football coverage, hosting studio shows, the NFL Draft, the Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony, and more. Most recently, Wingo also co-hosted ESPN Radio’s morning drive show, Golic and Wingo.
Wingo was the first host and face of NFL Live, ESPN’s daily, year-round NFL show, from 2003 through 2018. He has also hosted all seven rounds of the NFL Draft (since 2017), the annual Pro Football Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony (since 2004), ESPN’s NFL PrimeTime (2007-2019), NFL Insiders: Sunday Edition (2015-16), and NFL-centric SportsCenter specials.
In addition, Wingo handled play-by-play for arena football games in 2007 and he hosted The NFL on ESPN Radio, a day-long update show on football Sunday’s (2001-2003).
Wingo and Mike Golic – along with regular contributor Mike Golic Jr. — co-hosted Golic and Wingo on ESPN Radio from November 2017 until July 2020. The show reunited Wingo with his longtime friend and colleague Golic, whom he worked with early in his ESPN career on NFL 2Night.
Wingo has contributed to grand slam tennis coverage at Wimbledon and the US Open. He also covered the U.S. Open and The Open golf tournaments in addition to anchoring ESPN’s NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament studio coverage. He also participated annually in the sports-themed ESPN The Weekend special event at Walt Disney World (2005-11).
Before joining ESPN, Wingo was a sports reporter for KSDK-TV in St. Louis (1991-97) and WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pa. (1990-91). Prior to that, he was the sports director at WMGC-TV in Binghamton, N.Y. (1988-90) and WICZ-TV in Binghamton (1987-88). Wingo began his career in 1987 as a sports producer for NBC’s News at Sunrise in New York.
He won six Mid-America regional Emmy awards, including three straight years for outstanding sports reporting. He remains active in a variety of causes, including the Prostate Cancer Foundation’s Athletes for a Cure campaign, The V Foundation for Cancer Research and Special Olympics. A native of Greenwich, Conn., Wingo graduated from Baylor University with a bachelor’s degree in communications.