Fred Roggin Biography
Fred Roggin born Frederick Jay Roggin is an American journalist who serves as a sports anchor at KNBC-TV. KNBC is the West Coast flagship station of the NBC television network, licensed to Los Angeles, California, United States. Roggin also serves as an afternoon show co-host at KLAC, a sports radio station.
Roggin began his journalism career in 1977. He initially served as a sports anchor on KYMA-DT (now KYEL-TV). This is a station in Yuma, Arizona-El Centro, California market. Working there until 1978, he later joined KPNX in Phoenix, Arizona.
Roggin co-hosted GSN Live on GSN weekdays from 3 PM to 6 PM ET. He worked on the interactive TV show alongside Debra Skelton from its debut on February 25, 2008, until his departure on July 2, 2009. He also occassionally filled in for Alfonso Ribeiro from 12-3 PM ET. Roggin also presented The Money List, a game show that was recorded in the UK at The London Studios and first aired in 2009. The Money List was based on the UK’s version of Who Dares Wins!. He also hosted “The Filter with Fred Roggin” on NBC from 2009 to 2013. The show also starred Melissa Rivers, Charlotte Laws, Debra Wilson, Leo Terrell, and also Amy Alkon discussing the news topic of the day.
He launched The Fred Roggin Show on KFWB in Los Angeles on September 22, 2014. This was a sports radio talk show that was heard on weekdays from 3 pm-6 pm on AM 980 in Southern California. It was also heard on the station’s website thebeast980.com as well as The Beast 980 phone app for Android and iPhone. The show’s format was dismissed on March 1, 2016. Roggin joined KLAC’s noon-to-3 pm show in August 2016. He succeeded Bill Reiter who left the station to join the CBS Sports Radio network. Roggin also served as a host on the station’s morning sports show alongside T.J. Simers and Simers’ daughter Tracy.
Roggin served as a sports talk radio host at KMPC in Los Angeles. He was the host for NBC Sports coverage of the 2008 Summer Olympics.
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Roggin came to KNBC in 1980 working as a host and also a sportscaster. He hosts The Challenge which is a sports-themed game show. The show airs a sports-themed game show. He also hosted Roggin’s Heroes for several years in the 1990s. The series was a collection of unusual sports highlights Roggin’s Heroes. Similar clips still appear as part of Roggin’s new Sunday night program on KNBC-TV. He also does a taped sports scores and highlight recap for NBC’s early morning newscasts. The recap airs on NBC’s Early Today and MSNBC’s First Look. This comes along with a separate segment for the talk show Morning Joe.
Previously, some segments appeared airs on NBC’s Early Today and MSNBC’s First Look. Going Roggin debuted at midnight on April 14, 2013. This is a 30-minute show that offers Roggin’s perspective on hot topics in the world of L.A. sports. Going Roggin airs mostly on Saturdays at 3 pm and Sundays at midnight. The show has a crossfire format that includes 2 weekly rotated co-contributors on each show. Going Roggin also features local sports legends and also interviews pro athletes. Most notable persons who appear on the show include Tim Cates (AM 570), Jeff Garcia (The Sports Dude – Power 106), Mark Willard (Fox Sports Radio), Petros Papadakis (AM 570), J. Woodfin (J from Compton – ESPN), and Webber (NBC Sports).
Fred Roggin Age
Roggin is 63 years old as of 2021 having been born on May 6, 1957, in Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Fred Roggin Family
Roggin has not yet disclosed any information regarding his parents and siblings.
Fred Roggin Height
Roggin’s height is not yet disclosed.
Fred Roggin Wife
Roggin has been married twice. He was first married to Eileen Roggin. The two divorced in 1994 and have two children together. Roggin is now married to Richel Roggin with whom he has three children.
Fred Roggin Kids
Roggin has five children from both his marriages. He has twins Shannon Irene and Jeffrey Hy (born: 14 April 1988) from his first marriage. He has Haylee (born: 8 May 1996), Jack Spencer (born: 21 September 1998), and Josh Hunter (born 8 April 2000) from his second marriage.
Fred Roggin Salary
Roggin’s exact salary is not yet disclosed. His salary is estimated to range between $500,000 and $750,000.
Fred Roggin Net Worth
Roggin has earned his wealth from his television and radio career. However, his net worth is not yet disclosed.