Tracy Wolfson
Tracy Wolfson in 2013.jpg
Wolfson at the U.S. Army vs. Navy game 2013
Born (1975-03-17) March 17, 1975 (age 47)
Other namesWolfie
Alma materUniversity of Michigan
OccupationCBS Sports sideline reporter
Years active2002-present
SpouseDavid Reichel

Tracy Wolfson (born March 17, 1975) is an American sportscaster for CBS Sports. She is the lead sideline reporter for the NFL on CBS.

Early life

Wolfson grew up in Congers, New York,[1] and attended Clarkstown High School North, in the New York City suburb of Rockland County.[2] She is a University of Michigan graduate with a degree in communications.


Wolfson's on-air career began at WZBN in Trenton, New Jersey, as a sports anchor. She also appeared as a reporter for Long Island News Tonight (LI News Tonight), a local Long Island college-run news station. She later worked for MSG Network as an anchor and reporter as well as covering golf, college football and Arena Football for ESPN from 2002 to 2003.

Wolfson is the lead field/floor reporter for all live CBS Sports football and basketball broadcasts. She works with the lead on-air talent team in each of the sports she covers.

She was the CBS college football sideline reporter from 2004-2013,[3] considered to be part of one of the best college football broadcast teams in the country.[4] As a sideline reporter, Wolfson primarily interviewed coaches at the end of each half and also gave updates on player injuries. Additionally, she is an anchor on the CBS Sportsdesk as well as a reporter for college basketball, auto racing, skiing, ice skating, gymnastics, tennis, track and field and rodeo.[5] She has covered all the U.S. Opens and the NCAA Men's Basketball Final Four since 2004. Wolfson did postseason sideline reporting for the NBA on TNT from the 2011-2016 NBA Playoffs and is a contributor to the NFL on CBS by filing reports on the Super Bowl and sideline reporting for preseason games with Greg Gumbel and Dan Dierdorf or Ian Eagle and Phil Simms, such as the Seahawks-Packers preseason game in 2013.[6]

Wolfson's voice is also featured during sideline reports in NCAA College Hoops 2K8 on the Xbox 360 & PlayStation 3 game consoles.

On May 22, 2014, it was announced that Wolfson would be joining Jim Nantz and Phil Simms as an NFL sideline reporter on Thursday night and some Sunday afternoon games starting in the 2014 season.[7]

She was the floor reporter for the NCAA men's basketball championship games in 2016 on TBS and 2017 on CBS.

Wolfson has been the sideline reporter for Super Bowl XLVII, Super Bowl 50, Super Bowl LIII, and Super Bowl LV.


In 2005, she was asked to be a part of Mississippi State University's College Sports Speaker series [8] and has been a spokeswoman and M.C. for several Foundation for Diabetes Research events since 2005.[9] In 2004 she was named one of the "Best New Faces" of the NCAA tournament in USA Today.[10]

Personal life

She resides in Tenafly, New Jersey[11] with her husband, David Reichel and their three sons.[12]


  1. ^ "Viacom CBS Press Express".
  2. ^ "Tracy Wolfson fought way to Tom Brady, was real star of CBS' Super Bowl". February 4, 2019.
  3. ^ "". CNN. August 18, 2004.
  4. ^ " Eye on Sports (The CBS Sports' eye, that is)". Archived from the original on May 29, 2006. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  5. ^ CBS Sports CBS Sports Team – Archived October 15, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  6. ^ - 2013 Seahawks-Packers preseason game recap
  7. ^ "Tracy Wolfson to be first NFL sideline reporter on CBS since 2006". May 21, 2014. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  8. ^ Tracy Wolfson Visit Archived September 7, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ "The Foundation for Diabetes Research". Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  10. ^ "CBS: Pairing Packer, Martelli a 'pretty easy decision'". USA Today. March 22, 2004.
  11. ^ Cosentino, Dom. "N.J.'s Tracy Wolfson, the NFL's newest sideline reporting star, has some stories to tell", NJ Advance Media for, September 4, 2014. Accessed November 29, 2015. "Wolfson, a native of Rockland County, N.Y., who lives in Tenafly, grew up a Jets fan."
  12. ^ "CBS Sports TV Team -". August 11, 2011. Archived from the original on August 11, 2011. Retrieved March 26, 2022.