Chick Hernandez

Local Sports Celebrity

Chick Hernandez is currently working as a play-by-play man, calling College football and basketball for CBS Sports. Previously he served the same role calling golf for PGA Tour radio on Sirius XM. An original member of NBC Sports Washington (NBCSW), Chick became one of the region’s most recognizable and respected sports authorities in more than two decades as a host, anchor, and reporter.
 He was the longtime host of the Emmy Award-winning Redskins Kickoff and Redskins Postgame Live gameday shows. Hernandez’s expertise and ties to the community have made him an indelible part of the region’s sports landscape and earned him numerous honors and awards. In addition to multiple Emmy Awards, he was recently named D.C. Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association (NSSA) and was the recipient of the University of Maryland’s Distinguished Terp Award and the Washington Football Legends’ George Michael Excellence in Media Award. Prior to joining NBCSW, Hernandez worked for Fox SportsNet and spent seven years with Washington’s WTTG-TV (FOX) as a sports anchor and reporter. A native of Silver Spring, he attended the University of Maryland.