Bill Simmons is a columnist, author, TV host, analyst, and podcaster whose prolific writings, rants, and insights have become the voice for a generation of American sports fans. He is the founder of media network, The Ringer, and currently hosts The Bill Simmons Podcast.
Previously, Simmons served as the founding editor of Grantland, the sports and pop culture website that he created in 2011. Simmons also served as co-host of The Grantland Basketball Hour and was an executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning documentary series 30 for 30. His podcast, The B.S. Report., was a mainstay in the top 10 among Sports &
Recreation podcasts on iTunes.
Off-screen, Simmons is the author of two New York Times No. 1 best-sellers, The Book of Basketball and Now I Can Die in Peace.
Simmons received a Master’s Degree in Journalism from Boston University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the College of the Holy Cross. He currently lives in Los Angeles.