A co-host of the ESPN program Highly Questionable, and host of his own nightly ESPN Radio program, Bomani Jones has been contributing to ESPN as a writer and commentator for more than 10 years.
He became a full-time co-host of Highly Questionable in May of 2013, joining Dan Le Batard and his father, Papi, as they take a humorous look at sports from Miami Beach’s Clevelander Hotel each day at 4:30 p.m. ET.
In March of 2015, ESPN Radio launched The Right Time with Bomani Jones, which airs at 9 p.m. The program showcases Jones’ provocative opinions, relevant guests and listener interaction while discussing topical issues and is broadcast from Miami.
Known not only for sports commentary but also for his frank discussion of social topics, Jones also regularly appears as a panelist on ESPN’s Around the Horn and has appeared on other ESPN programs including SportsCenter, First Take and Outside the Lines. He also often joins Le Batard on the ESPN Radio program The Dan Le Batard Show. Jones started his relationship with ESPN as a columnist for ESPN.com.
Beyond his work with ESPN, Jones also hosts The Evening Jones, an interactive webcast. The Atlanta native, who grew up in Houston, has also previously written for SBNation.com, contributed videos to The Score in Canada and was a talk radio host in Raleigh, N.C. While in North Carolina, he was an adjunct professor at both Duke and Elon Universities.
Jones appeared in two sports documentaries on HBO: The Battle for Tobacco Road: Duke vs. Carolina, and Runnin’ Rebels, about basketball at UNLV. He also was in the A&E “Biography” of Michael Jackson.