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Fred Roggin Biography
Fred Roggin is an American sports anchor, actor, game show host, television and radio presenter. He serves as a sports anchor at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, California, and afternoon show co-host at KLAC.
Roggin was also a sports talk radio host at KMPC in Los Angeles and previously hosted a morning sports show on KLAC with Los Angeles Times sports columnist T.J. Simers and Simers’ daughter, Tracy Simers. He served as a host for NBC Sports coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
Roggin co-hosted the interactive TV show GSN Live on GSN weekdays from 3 PM to 6 PM ET with Debra Skelton until he left the show on July 2, 2009 (and on occasion filled in for Alfonso Ribeiro from 12-3 PM ET). GSN Live started on February 25, 2008.
He also started another one of his dreams in 2009, by presenting a game show called The Money List, which was recorded in the UK at The London Studios. It was based on the United Kingdom’s version of Who Dares Wins!. He hosted the NBC show “The Filter with Fred Roggin” which also starred Melissa Rivers, Charlotte Laws, Debra Wilson, Leo Terrell, and Amy Alkon from 2009 to 2013.
NBC’s “Going Roggin” Debuted at midnight. It aired most Saturdays at 3 pm and Sundays at midnight, the 30-minute show offers Roggin’s perspective on hot topics in the world of L.A. sports.
Fred Roggin Age
Frederick Jay Roggin is 63 years old as of January 2021 having been born on May 6, 1957, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S. He shares his birthday with other famous people such as George Clooney, Naomi Scott, Meek Mill, Tony Blair, Chris Paul, among others.
Fred Roggin Family
Roggin was born in Detroit and lived there until he was 10. Then his father’s pharmacy was burned during the civil rights riots in 1967. Hy Roggin moved his family to Phoenix, mainly because the warm climate would help ease some of the arthritic pain his wife Irene was suffering. Phoenix was an unusual place for a young Jewish boy to grow up.
When Roggin was 13, his father, Hy, died of a heart attack. When Roggin was 26, his mother, Irene, died of cancer. A year and a half later, his stepfather, Bill Katanick, whom Fred had grown very fond of, also died of cancer. He has a brother Eric who worked for an airline in Phoenix.
Fred Roggin Wife
Roggin was previously married to Eileen Roggin with whom he has two children: Shannon Irene and Jeffrey Hy (b. 14 April 1988). He then married Richel Roggin with whom he has three children: Haylee (b. 8 May 1996), Jack Spencer (b. 21 September 1998), and Josh Hunter (b. 8 April 2000).
Fred Roggin Podcast
The Fred Roggin Show launched on KFWB in Los Angeles, branded as The Beast 980 on September 22, 2014. This sports radio talk show was heard weekdays from 3 pm-6 pm on AM 980 in Southern California, as well as KFWB’s website (thebeast980.com) and The Beast 980 phone app for Android and iPhone. Roggin’s show was on the air up until KFWB’s sports talk format was discontinued on March 1, 2016.
Fred Roggin Show
The Money List
Fred Roggin NBC
He has a national profile, doing occasional work for NBC Sports. Roggin with triathletes Julie Moss and Mike Plant had the call for the tape-delayed 1990 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon. He also became a regular during its coverage of the Olympics. Roggin hosted the daily coverage of curling, and at the 2004, 2008, and 2012 Summer Olympics, he was the anchor for boxing coverage from the venue, which aired on CNBC and Universal HD.
Fred Roggin Sports
He was then a play by play announcer on several National Football League telecasts before the network stopped coverage after Super Bowl XXXII in January 1998.
He joined KNBC in 1980, coming from KPNX in Phoenix, Arizona, and also prior to that, he was the sports anchor on KYEL-TV (now KSWT), a station in Yuma, Arizona-El Centro, California market, between 1977 and 1978.
Fred Roggin The Challenge
Roggin hosts a new sports-themed game show, The Challenge, which airs after NBC’s Sunday Night Football telecasts locally on KNBC. He also hosted Roggin’s Heroes, a collection of unusual sports highlights presented as a syndicated 30-minute show for several years in the early 1990s. He also hosted
Roggin’s Heroes, a collection of unusual sports highlights presented as a syndicated 30-minute show. Similar clips still air as part of his new Sunday night program on KNBC.
He does a taped sports scores and highlight recap for NBC’s early morning newscasts, which then airs on NBC’s Early Today and MSNBC’s First Look, along with a separate segment for Morning Joe. Previously, its segments aired on CNBC’s former early morning show Wake Up Call.
Fred Roggin Net Worth
Roggin’s net worth has not yet been revealed.
Fred Roggin Salary
Roggin has not yet disclosed his salary.