Nate Griffin, a familiar name in Houston sports, currently serves as general assignments reporter and sports analyst for KRIV-TV, assigned to FOX 26 Morning News. Before landing his current position, Nate covered professional, college and high school sports in Houston and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years in radio, television and on digital platforms.
Nate’s career began in Houston radio in 1989 as producer, weekday reporter and anchor. Nate wore many other hats during that time such as college basketball public address announcer and radio color analyst for high school and college football and basketball broadcasts. That experience eventually led to a weekday reporter and weekend anchor positions at KBMT-TV in Beaumont, Texas.
Nate has since worked as a college football and basketball color analyst and contributing writer with regional and national TV networks including Comcast and ESPN3, as well as a reporter for the Houston Texans at www.houstontexans.com. The former Southern Mississippi wide receiver is currently in his 8th season as the radio color analyst for Rice Owls football broadcasts.
During his free time, Nate loves to travel and spend time with his family. Nate and his wife, Jacqueline, have one daughter, Gabrielle. A native of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Nate is a Dean’s List graduate of Texas Southern University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Communications.