Bill Reiter Biography – Bill Reiter Wiki
Bill Reiter is an American writer and sports personality for CBS Sports. He is mainly recognized for hosting Reiter Than You, CBS Sports’ first live primetime digital television show. His early work reporting on LeBron James during Lebron’s first season with the Miami Heat also distinguished Fox Sports and its early NBA coverage. He was once the host of “Reiter Than You” as well as “Reiter’s Block” and is the national columnist for CBSSports.com.
He went to school at Wahlert Catholic High School, and then joined college where he graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in 2000. The beginning of his journalism career included writing for the Chicago Tribune and covering Bill Clinton and the Mississippi Delta in Arkansas. He then worked at The Des Moines Register writing long-form features. While at The Des Moines Register, he spent months fully immersed in a story about homeless teenagers which prompted him to start writing about sports. Beginning 2006, he wrote sports features full-time for the Kansas City Star. From there he worked with the Miami Heat as a columnist-beat writer for FoxSports.com before becoming a national columnist. As a national columnist, he covered the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Linsanity, the UFC, college football, and the NFL playoffs.
He went to work with CBS Sports in 2017 as a national columnist. In his current role, he has covered the NBA, the NFL, the MLB, UFC, the Olympics, Super Bowls, March Madness among others. He is a recipient of seven honors from the Associated Press Sports Editors for his work with the Kansas City Star including Game Story of the Year. Livingston Awards also named him as a finalist for an investigative piece on Bob Huggins’ recruiting practices. For three times, he was the notable selection in Best American Sportswriting and won the Missouri Lifestyle Journalism Awards for “Our Homeless Children,” a six-part narrative on Iowa’s homeless youth. He has been honored more than 40 times with various state and regional awards.
The Director of Programming at CBS Sports Radio, Eric Spitz said, “The talented Bill Reiter will bring a fresh new voice and an energizing perspective to CBS Sports Radio’s already stellar lineup featuring the best sports talk shows and personalities around. His candid commentary and keen analysis will be a welcome addition to the network.”
Bill Reiter Age
He was born on February 26, the exact year of his birth is not known.
Bill Reiter Wife
He is married to his wife Laurie Mansfield and they have two kids together.
Bill Reiter Children
With his wife, the couple has two children, the eldest is a daughter called Madeleine born in 2010, and a younger son. Their family resides in Manhattan Beach California.