Who is Kevin Burkhardt? FOX Sports NFL commentator who took over from Joe Buck
FOX Sports’ broadcast team for the season featured plenty of changes this year.
The network released its new squad back in May after Joe Buck and Troy Aikman left for ESPN.
Who is Kevin Burkhardt?
Kevin Burkhardt is an American sportscaster currently working as a play-by-play announcer with Fox Sports.
Burkhardt grew up in New Jersey and attended William Paterson University, where he studied broadcast journalism.
He spent eight years covering various high school sports for WGHT, a radio station based in New Jersey.
In 2003, Burkhardt worked at a car dealership while covering part-time shifts at WCBS-AM in New York.
Burkhardt landed his first big job at WFAN covering the New York Jets.
What sports does Kevin Burkhardt cover?
In 2007, Burkhardt worked as a field reporter covering the New York Mets, one of the city’s local MLB teams.
While working for SportsNet New York, Burkhardt hosted and appeared on shows like The Mets Hot Stove, SNY Spotlight, Jets Extra Point, and Daily News Live.
In 2011, Burkhardt was the play-by-play announcer for the Dallas Cowboys, the NFL team.
In 2013, Burkhardt joined Fox Sports, covering the NFL and MLB.
Nearly a decade later, in 2022, Burkhardt replaced Joe Buck as FOX Sports’ leading NFL playcaller.
Who are the new Fox Sports NFL broadcasters?
In addition to Kevin Burkhardt, former NFL tight-end and pro bowler Greg Olsen joined the top Fox Sports NFL broadcasting team.
Burkhardt and Olsen replaced industry legends, Troy Aikman and Joe Buck.
Olsen joined Fox Sports in 2021 as a game analyst.
Burkhardt and Olsen have previously worked together and are remembered for their chemistry.
Burkhardt and Olsen are also set to announce the Super Bowl LVII in 2023.