Curt Menefee Expands Role at FOX to Co-Host of FOX’s “Good Day New York”

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NEW YORK, NY, January 7, 2024 – Curt Menefee has been named co-host of FOX 5’s “Good Day New York,” announced Lew Leone, Senior Vice President and General Manager of WNYW FOX 5 and WWOR My9. Effective Tuesday, Jan. 16, he will co-host the program weekdays from 7:00-10:00 AM ET with Rosanna Scotto. Menefee will remain co-host of FOX NFL SUNDAY. During the NFL season, his “Good Day New York” anchor duties will be Tuesday-Friday.

Bianca Peters, who has been co-host of “Good Day New York” since summer 2021, will transition to co-host of FOX 5’s “The Noon” with Chris Welch and “The FOX 5 News at 6 p.m.” with Natasha Verma.

In making the announcement, Leone stated, “Curt is a standout member of FOX Sports as well as the ultimate team player. He’s got the rare ability to combine his journalistic skills, approachability, and innate curiosity to connect with morning viewers. I’m thrilled to welcome him to FOX 5 and ‘Good Day New York.’”

“I’m beyond thrilled to be returning to FOX 5 as a member of the ‘Good Day New York’ family, while also continuing my weekly hang with my brothers on FOX NFL SUNDAY,” said Menefee. “And how cool is it that I get to share this homecoming with the legendary Rosanna Scotto? Way back in the day, my FOX journey began in that same New York studio sitting beside Rosanna on the 10 O’Clock News. This full circle moment is a dream come true. There’s no place like New York. No place. I can’t wait to get back to the energy of the city, the culture, the restaurants, the people, everything that makes it the greatest city in the world.”

Menefee, a veteran broadcaster, joined FOX Sports in 1997 as a sideline reporter. Throughout his time at FOX Sports, Menefee has served as a play-by-play announcer for the network’s NFL, USFL and NFL Europe League coverage in addition to hosting studio shows across a number of sports properties and premier events.

“Curt is a pillar of the FOX Sports family. We’re so fortunate to have him guiding FOX NFL SUNDAY and welcoming in our viewers each Sunday for almost two decades,” said Brad Zager, President of Production & Operations for FOX Sports. “He’s a tremendous talent with a versatile skillset, and we’re thrilled to share Curt with our FOX 5 family in New York.”

Most notably, Menefee has co-hosted FOX NFL SUNDAY, America’s most-watched NFL pregame show the last 29 years, since 2007. Menefee also currently hosts “THE OT,” a FOX football show that wraps the day after a slate of games with highlights and commentary. Additionally, he hosted FOX Sports’ inaugural coverage of the Belmont Stakes and A&E’s series, “America’s Top Dog” From 2019-2020.

In 1995, he arrived at WNYW-TV and spent over five years as sportscaster for the station. Before that, he served as the sports director and weeknight sports anchor at KTVT-TV in Dallas, where he also hosted a daily two-hour show on “The Ticket” sports radio. Immediately prior, Menefee anchored sports for WTLV-TV (NBC) in Jacksonville, Fla. Earlier in his career, he hosted a live two-hour daily sportscast on Sports News Network, a nationwide cable sports program, as well as served as sports anchor and reporter at WISC-TV (CBS) in Madison, Wis., and WOI-TV (ABC) in Des Moines, Iowa.

In 2016, Menefee authored a book entitled “Losing Isn’t Everything: The Untold Stories of Hidden Lessons Behind the Toughest Losses in Sports History.”

Throughout his career, Menefee has received several awards for his sports anchoring and reporting, including the Associated Press Award for Best Sports Reporter in New York and four Katie Awards for Best Sportscast and Best Sports Special. He was inducted into the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Hall of Fame in 2019.

A graduate of Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he not only received his Bachelor of Arts degree, but also an honorary doctorate in Journalism. In 2022, Menefee received a Master’s degree in Public Policy & Administration from Northwestern University.


“Good Day New York” is a morning show airing on WNYW Fox 5 (channel 5), hosted by Rosanna Scotto. The program launched on August 1, 1988 and broadcasts each weekday morning from 4:30 to 10 a.m. ET. The 4:30 – 7 a.m. portion is a general news/traffic/weather format. From 7 – 9 a.m., GDNY features news, traffic and weather, but also incorporates entertainment news. The 9 – 10 a.m. hour is mainly entertainment segments including celebrity interviews, politicians etc., as well as feature segments, food, fashion and more.


WNYW FOX 5 and WWOR My9 are part of the FOX Television Stations which owns and operates 29 full power broadcast television stations in the U.S. These include stations located in nine of the top ten largest designated market areas (DMAs), and duopolies in 11 DMAs, including the three largest DMAs (New York, Los Angeles and Chicago). Of these stations, 17 are affiliated with the FOX Network. In addition to distributing sports, entertainment and syndicated content, our television stations collectively produce over 1,100 hours of local news every week. These stations leverage viewer, distributor and advertiser demand for the FOX Network’s national content.


FOX Sports is the umbrella entity representing FOX Corporation’s wide array of multi-platform US-based sports assets.  Built with brands capable of reaching more than 100 million viewers in a single weekend, the business has ownership and interests in linear television networks, digital and mobile programming, broadband platforms, multiple web sites, joint-venture businesses and several licensing relationships.  FOX Sports includes the sports television arm of the FOX Network; FS1, FS2, FOX Soccer Plus and FOX Deportes. FOX Sports’ digital properties include and the FOX Sports App, which provides live streaming video of FOX Sports content, instant scores, stats and alerts to iOS and Android devices. Additionally, FOX Sports and social broadcasting platform, Caffeine jointly own Caffeine Studios which creates exclusive eSports, sports and live entertainment content. Also included in FOX Sports’ portfolio are FOX’s interests in joint-venture business Big Ten Network, and a licensing agreement that established the FOX Sports Radio Network.



Andrew Fegyveresi
Senior Vice President, Communications, FOX SPORTS

Erica Keane
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications, FOX Television Stations

Victoria Gurrieri
Manager, Corporate Communications, FOX Television Stations

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