GRIND CITY MEDIA CONTRIBUTOR & GRIZZLIES SIDELINE REPORTERGet to Know Rob
A well-known sports personality in the Mid-South, Rob Fischer enters his 13th season as the Grizzlies television sideline reporter. He also provides complete breakdowns and in-depth analysis as a host on Grizzlies LIVE! pregame and postgame shows alongside television analyst Brevin Knight and Grind City Media digital host Chris Vernon.
Fischer hosts a weekly college football show, The Odds Couple, with Lang Whitaker on Grind City Media previewing the Southeastern Conference, Memphis Tigers, and premier Top 25 matchups from a handicapping point of view.
Fischer hosted afternoon drive on Sports 56 WHBQ (560 AM/87.7 FM) from 2002-19. After moving to Memphis in 2002, he was the color television analyst for the University of Memphis Tigers football games on ABC 24/UPN 30 for three seasons (2003-05).
Fischer began his radio career in 1992 in St. Louis hosting a daily talk show, St. Louis Rams pre and postgame shows and a weekly football show with former Rams wide receiver Jack Snow. After moving to Las Vegas in 1995, he worked nationally on SportsFan Radio Network, hosting a nightly, six-hour call-in show, a weekly hockey program with NHL Hall of Famer Phil Esposito and a weekly, game-day program with former NFL quarterback Sean Salisbury.
Throughout his broadcasting career, Fischer has covered major sporting events such as the Super Bowl, the Kentucky Derby, the Breeder’s Cup, the Indianapolis 500, the NCAA men’s basketball Final Four and the Summer Olympics.
The St. Louis native is married to wife Dipti and has one daughter, Keegan and one son, Colton.