Peter King Biography
Peter King is an American sportswriter who is known as a writer of Sports Illustrated from 1989 to 2018, including the weekly multiple-page column Monday Morning Quarterback.
Peter is also the author of five books, including Inside the Helmet and has been named National Sportswriter of the Year three times.
Peter King Age
Peter was born on June 10, 1957, in Springfield, Massachusetts. He is 62 years old as of 2019.
Peter King Sports Illustrated
Peter began writing for sports illustrated in 1989. This included the weekly multiple-page column Monday Morning Quarterback. Prior to joining Sports Illustrated, he was a writer for The Cincinnati Enquirer from 1980 to 1985 and Newsday from 1985 to 1989.
From 1992, Peter has been a member of the Board of Selectors for the Pro Football Hall of Fame. In 2006, he joined Football Night in America, NBC Sports’ Sunday night NFL studio show.
In May 2018, Peter announced that he would be ending his 29-year tenure at Sports Illustrated to work for NBC Sports full-time.
Peter King NBC
In 2002, Peter joined the HBO show Inside the NFL as a managing editor and reporter. With the return of NFL programming to NBC for the 2006 season, NBC started a studio show called Football Night in America. It was set between the end of the Sunday afternoon games, and the primetime Sunday Night Football. He joined the lineup of Bob Costas, Cris Collinsworth, Sterling Sharpe, and Jerome Bettis; serving as a special “insider” reporter and analyst for the show, highlighting the major topic.
Peter King Radio
King co-hosted The Opening Drive on Sirius NFL Radio with Randy Cross and Bob Papa from the 2008 offseason until the fall of 2011. He has also been a regular contributor to Chris Russo’s Sirius XM show, Mad Dog Unleashed, since 2008. He is also a frequent guest on The Dan Patrick Show and ESPN’s Golic And Wingo.
Peter King Fact-finding
In 2005, King was appointed by the governor of New Jersey to a fact-finding task force in an attempt to end steroid and human growth hormone use in high-school athletics.