Bill Reiter is a writer and sports personality for CBS Sports. He hosts “Reiter Than You,” CBS Sports’ first live primetime digital television show, and is the national columnist for CBSSports.com. Before emerging as a well-known national sports columnist and television personality, Reiter was a Miami Heat beat columnist during LeBron’s James’ first season with the Heat. Reiter began his career in newspapers, writing for the Kansas City Star, Des Moines Register, Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and Chicago Tribune. Reiter’s coverage has focused on a wide range of sports and topics, including the NBA, the NFL, Major League Baseball, UFC, the London Olympics, Super Bowls, feature writing and more. He graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism in 2000.
For more than 15 years, Jim Rome has hosted a nationally syndicated radio program, The Jim Rome Show, a.k.a. The Jungle, reaching millions of listeners nationwide. His show on ESPN, Rome Is Burning, signed off in January 2012 after airing for six years. Rome previously served as host of the popular program The Last Word with Jim Rome, broadcast nightly on Fox Sports Net, for five years. Prior to that, he spent a two-year stint hosting ESPN2's Talk2, a nightly one-hour interview show. Rome began his radio career at KTMS, Santa Barbara as the "5 dollar-an-hour" traffic reporter and covered UC Santa Barbara's sports. He left KTMS for San Diego's all-sports station, XTRA Sports 690 where he created The Jim Rome Show. The show was first syndicated in 1996.
Rome graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1987, with a degree in Communications. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Janet and their two children.