Wendi Nix

Wendi Nix

Wendi Nix
Born (1974-09-17) September 17, 1974
South Carolina
Education Wofford College
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Occupation Sportscaster
Notable credit(s) WPDE (1999–01)
NESN (2001–02)
FSN New England (2002–03)
WHDH (2003–06)
ESPN (2006–present)
Title College Football Studio Host, NFL Reporter
Spouse(s) Ben Cherington (divorced)

Wendi Nix (born September 17, 1974) is an American anchor and sports reporter for ESPN.


  • Professional 1
  • Personal 2
  • External links 3
  • References 4


Wendi primarily handles coverage for NFL and College Football games featuring teams from the New England area. Prior to working for ESPN, Nix was a weekend sports anchor at WHDH in Boston (2003–2006) and previously reported for Fox Sports Net, NESN and WPDE in South Carolina. Nix remains an occasional guest analyst on the weekend show "Sports Extra" on WHDH.


Wendi Nix was born in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. She is a 1992 graduate of Socastee High School in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. She has received degrees from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Wofford College in Spartanburg, South Carolina.

Nix was married to Boston Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington and the couple resided in the Boston area. A 2010 interview with the Myrtle Beach Tribune indicates they are no longer married.[1]

External links

  • ESPN MediaZone Bio


  1. ^ http://blogs.eagletribune.com/smittyonbaseball/2011/10/14/amherst-college-ties-crucial-to-cheringtons-rapid-rise-to-the-top/