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Trey Wingo has worked his last day at ESPN

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

A legend in the sports broadcasting community is no longer employed by ESPN. Trey Wingo worked his last day with the company on Wednesday.

Wingo was the odd-man out with the new programing schedule. There was no role for him after previously serving as a radio host of the ‘Golic & Wingo’ show in the mornings.

Trey Wingo, Hannah Storm and Mike Golic attend "A Lifetime Of Sundays" New York Screening at The Paley Center for Media
Trey Wingo, Hannah Storm and Mike Golic attend “A Lifetime Of Sundays” New York Screening at The Paley Center for Media (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/WireImage via Getty Images)

That show did not live up to the expectations that ESPN had for it. The ‘Golic & Wingo’ show followed the ‘Mike & Mike’ show that was a hit.

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“I can barely remember a day, which didn’t involve working side-by-side with this guy,” ESPN’s Vice President Production Seth Markman said in a Twitter post. “Trey Wingo has been an incredible teammate and friend for more than two decades. On [Wednesday], his last day at ESPN, I along with many others, salute him and wish him all the best in his next chapter.

The 57-year-old joined the World Wide Leader in Sports in 1997.He worked for the company from 1997 through 2020.

Wingo served in multi-capacities during his tenure at the sports company. He was a SportsCenter anchor, a play-by-play announcer for the Arena Football League, NFL Live host, NFL PrimeTime host, and Who’s No. 1?.

Before joining ESPN, Wingo worked at NBC News at Sunrise in New York, WMGC-TV in Binghamton, New York, WFMZ-TV in Allentown, Pennsylvania, WICZ-TV in Binghamton, and KSDK-TV in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Wingo comes from a family, who has been in the media company. His father Hal Wingo was the founding editor of People magazine.

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Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III
Anthony Caruso III is the Publisher of The Capital Sports Report. He has been in the Journalism field since August 2002. Since that time, Mr. Caruso has covered many marquee events. This includes 13 Heisman Trophy ceremonies, 2 Little World Series events, and one Army-Navy College Football game.
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