Who is Wendi Nix?
Wendi Nix is an American anchor and sports reporter for ESPN. She was born in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. She graduated from Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina in 1992.
Wendi has also received degrees from Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey, the University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina. In Wofford College, she was president of the student body and captain of the golf team. She is also a proud fan and supporter of the Terriers.
Nix primarily handles coverage for NFL and college football games featuring teams from the New England area. She reported for Fox Sports Net, NESN, and WPDE in South Carolina. She later worked as a weekend sports anchor at WHDH in Boston from 2003 to 2006. Wendi later joined ESPN.
How Old is Wendi Nix?
She was born on 17 September 1974 in South Carolina, United States. She is 46 years as of 2020.
Wendi Nix Father
Her father is Wayne Nix. It is believed that she got her passion for sports from her father
Wendi Nix Husband
She was married to former Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and they resided in the Boston area. A 2010 interview with the Myrtle Beach Tribune indicates they are no longer married. She is currently married to Joe Ritchie.
Wendi Nix Kids
She has two children from her former marriage.
Wendi Nix ESPN
She is the host of ESPN’s NFL Live. She became the primary host of the company’s year-round weekday pro football studio show in February 2018. Her work also entails anchoring coverage from major NFL events throughout the year. This may include the Scouting Combine, NFL Draft, and Super Bowl.
In addition to hosting NFL Live, she was a co-host on Sunday NFL Countdown with Chris Berman for three seasons from 2014 to 2016. She also hosted weekly Chalk Talk events in Monday Night Football cities which was timed to ESPN’s prime time MNF games in 2009.
In August 2006, she joined ESPN as a reporter and host covering college football, the NFL and golf. Beyond NFL, she has hosted College Football Live and college football Saturdays on ESPN2. She has contributed greatly to SportsCenter and College GameDay. Her background in golf includes covering three of the four majors which are the U.S. Open 2007 to 2010. The Masters and The Open Championship also.