|Born||July 22, 1965|
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Alma mater||Coe College (BA)|
Northwestern University (MA)
|Known for||Host of Fox NFL Sunday|
Curt Menefee (born July 22, 1965) is an American sportscaster who is currently the play-by-play commentator for Seattle Seahawks preseason football, play-by-play commentator of the 2020 XFL on Fox, the 2022 return of the USFL on Fox and is the host of the Fox Network's NFL show Fox NFL Sunday. His co-host is Terry Bradshaw, with analysts Jimmy Johnson, Howie Long, Michael Strahan, and formerly Tony Gonzalez.
Menefee was born and raised in Atlanta.
Menefee earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. At Coe, he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity and inducted into the Sigma Nu Hall of Fame in 2016. He gave the commencement speech at Coe College in 2010 and was awarded an honorary doctorate in Journalism. In 2021, Menefee was attending Northwestern University enrolled in the university's Master's in Public Policy & Administration program with plans to relocate to Chicago full-time.
Prior to joining Fox Sports full-time, he was a sports reporter for MSG Network's SportsDesk show. Prior to that, he was the sports anchor for WNYW, New York City's Fox flagship station. He also appeared on-air on WTLV in Jacksonville, Florida. He also hosted a radio show on the popular Dallas, Texas sports radio station KTCK ("1310 The Ticket"). He worked at WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, Wisconsin as a sports anchor and reporter. He was also the sports anchor for Dallas-Fort Worth's then-independent station and now CBS affiliate KTVT.
He began his career at Fox Sports in 1997 as a sideline reporter, then moved to play-by-play for Fox's NFL Europe and Fox NFL coverage on FOX Sports and FSN.
In 2007, Menefee became the host of Fox NFL Sunday.
On May 24, 2008, Menefee made an appearance on MLB on Fox. He held play-by-play duties alongside José Mota during a game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox.
On May 22, 2010, Menefee hosted Fox's coverage of the 2010 UEFA Champions League Final between FC Internazionale Milano and FC Bayern Munich in the first broadcast of that tournament's final on over-the-air broadcast television in the United States.
On November 12, 2011, Menefee became the host of the UFC on Fox with Randy Couture and Jon Jones. He continued to serve as host until ESPN took the rights to broadcast UFC.
In 2015, he hosted the inaugural coverage of FOX Sports coverage of the U.S. Open Championship in 2015.
On February 8, 2020, Menefee called an XFL game between the LA Wildcats and the Houston Roughnecks.
Menefee called the NFL preseason for the Jaguars TV network from 2005 to 2007. He currently does play-by-play for Seattle Seahawks preseason games with Brock Huard, Dave Wyman, and Matt Devlin doing color commentary on KCPQ and KZJO (replay).
Menefee also provided ringside commentary for Top Rank's coverage of the Pacquiao-Hatton fight. He was also the play-by-play announcer for Showtime Championship Boxing. On January 7, 2012, Menefee announced he was leaving ShoBox.
Menefee resides in Los Angeles, California.