Matt Winer will serve as a studio host for Turner and CBS' NCAA Division I Men's Championship coverage.
Winer joined Turner Sports in 2010. He serves as a studio host for NBA TV, anchoring NBA GameTime, the network's studio show that features highlights, analysis, commentary and live look-ins at games being played across the league. Throughout the regular season, Winer works several nights a week alongside analysts Steve Smith, Brent Barry and Kenny Smith, among others.
Winer will serve as host for a variety of other Turner Sports properties, including as a guest host on TNT's NBA coverage. In addition, he was the studio host during TBS' MLB All-Star Selection Show and for the network's 2010 MLB Postseason coverage, working with analysts Cal Ripken, Dennis Eckersley and David Wells.
Winer spent nine years at ESPN where he regularly anchored the network's flagship show SportsCenter and hosted ESPN's signature NBA programs Fastbreak, Coast-to-Coast and Shootaround. In addition, Winer anchored a wide range of other shows including Baseball Tonight and NFL Live and served as the update anchor for ABC's College Football Scoreboard. In 2004, he hosted ESPN's coverage of the Summer Olympics from Athens, Greece.
Prior to ESPN, Winer worked as a local anchor and reporter at KTVQ-TV in Billings, Mont., WJTV-TV in Jackson, Miss., WOOD-TV in Grand Rapids, Mich. and KSDK-TV in St. Louis, Mo. He covered everything from high school sports to professional leagues, from the rodeo to the Super Bowl.
Winer received his bachelor's degree from the University of Missouri's School of Journalism in 1991.