Speaker Profile

Greg Gumbel
Sportscaster / CBS Sports

Throughout more than 40 years in the business, Greg Gumbel has become one of the most outstanding and best known announcers in sports television. He has covered everything from Major League Baseball to the NBA to the NFL, the Men’s NCAA Championship Tournament, the Summer and Winter Olympic games, World Figure Skating Championships and the Daytona 500. In 2014, he became the new host of Showtime’s “Inside The NFL.” In 2006, Mr. Gumbel successfully completed his second season as the host of the CBS' Emmy award winning show “The NFL Today.” He formerly hosted “The NFL Today” on CBS from 1990-93 and “The NFL on NBC.” He was also the lead play-by-play announcer for CBS Sports’ coverage of the NFL from 1998 to 2003. He is the first network broadcaster to both call play-by-play and host the Super Bowl. He hosted Super Bowl XXVI in Minneapolis, Super Bowl XXX in Tempe and Super Bowl XXXII in San Diego. He is also host of The NCAA Men’s College Basketball Tournament, and has been the host of March Madness since 1998. He is a member of the National Board of Advisors for The March of Dimes and is a member of the St. Jude Children’s Hospital Sports Council. Mr. Gumbel is the 2007 Honoree of the prestigious Pat Summerall award. The 3-time Emmy award winner is also a member of the Board of Regents at his alma mater, Loras College, in Dubuque, Iowa.