An influential voice in sports talk with a diverse collection of work across all popular media for over 23 years.

Bomani Jones is an award-winning television sports journalist turned full time podcaster. The versatile host and sports analyst anchors his popular podcast, The Right Time with Bomani Jones where he’s established a major destination for sports lovers, entertainers and other cultural icons. Jones relaunched his podcast on Wave Sports + Entertainment Network after hosting The Right Time for ESPN from 2015-2023. In 2018, Jones moved his popular sports talk radio show to an on-demand platform designed for the new age of media, the podcast. TRT now airs three times a week and has a dedicated fanbase who enjoy Bo’s unique coverage of sports and society.

An early pioneer of blogging and podcasting, Bomani continues to host his own self-built podcast, The Evening Jones, since 2011. The Atlanta native, who grew up in Houston, gives listeners the chance to ask questions and explore his life in the media. Today TEJ provides an organic, behind the grind conversation with his longest supporters.

In late night, Bomani hosted and executive produced the HBO sports series, Game Theory with Bomani Jones, welcoming new viewers to his nuance commentary. Jones regularly contributed to HBO sports series, Back on the Record with Bob Costas providing in-studio roundtable discussions and analysis. He also regularly appeared across ESPN’s studio programming, prominently as a panelist on Around the Horn. Eventually becoming one to watch as co-host of High Noon with co-host Pablo Torre, Highly Questionable, and appearing on shows such as SportsCenter, Pardon the Interruption, First Take, Outside the Lines and more. Jones is best known for his appearances on ESPN Radio’s The Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz. Jones became a notable key contributor to many programs on the network, where he started as a writer in 2004.

Beyond TV hosting, Jones has evolved his career as an entrepreneur, media personality, writer and producer. In 2015, Jones was honored with his first Sports Emmy® Award for Outstanding Sports Documentary SeriesRand University, a film about former NFL wide receiver Randy Moss. A series on behalf of the critically acclaimed show 30 for 30. His venture into production extends numerous TV appearances, sports and music documentaries and movie cameos.

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Bomani Jones. A beautiful blend of sports, politics and clapbacks.
Roy Wood Jr, Actor & Comedian
He's a lucid thinker. His points have a beginning, middle, and end.
Bob Costas, Legendary Sportscaster
… we need Bomani Jones right where he is, reminding us that great things can still happen underneath that big sky.
Myles Brown, Complex
Jones offers something different: a nuanced look at sports, backed up by rigorous evidence and a refreshing willingness to admit mistakes.
Eve L. Ewing, GQ Magazine
...protests gripped the country and commentators across the media were trying to explain race relations but few did that more ably, in this moment and others, than Jones…
Ben Strauss, The Washington Post
Put plainly, they get it. They are able to convey information and opinions about sports in a style that is their own, but in a way that any audience can receive it.
Jarod Hector, BET
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