Samantha Ponder

Samantha Ponder

Keynote Speaker: Host of ESPN's “Sunday NFL Countdown"

Samantha Ponder Biography

Samantha Ponder was named host of Sunday NFL Countdown in March 2017. She is just the third person to occupy this position in the 32-year history of ESPN’s Sunday morning NFL pregame show. In addition to her role as host, Ponder will also contribute NFL interviews and features.

A former contributor to College Football Live and the six-time Emmy-award winning College GameDay Built by The Home Depot (2012-16), Ponder also served as a reporter for the ABC Saturday Night Football telecast with Chris Fowler and Kirk Herbstreit in 2016.

Ponder, who started at ESPN in 2011, also worked as a reporter for college football (Thursdays), as well as Longhorn Network events, studio shows and feature stories out of the LHN studios in Austin, Texas. Additionally, she served as a reporter for ESPN’s Tuesday and Saturday primetime college basketball games.

Prior to ESPN, Ponder was a host and reporter for Fox Sports where she contributed to both Fox Sports Net and Fox College’s coverage of college basketball and football in the Pac 10 and Big 12 conferences. As a host, she led the pregame, halftime and postgame studio shows for various events, including the Pac 10 Basketball Tournament and “Paradise Jam,” a preseason tournament in the U.S. Virgin Islands featuring teams from the ACC, Big East, and other various conferences.

Ponder also joined radio shows around the country during the college football and basketball seasons to discuss the latest news in college sports, and she was a former weekly columnist for FoxSports.com.

Prior to joining Fox College Sports, Ponder interned with ABC Sports Radio and assisted with research on ABC Television’s College Football Studio show in New York. She also served as the sideline reporter and host for all football and men’s and women’s basketball games while in college at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Va.

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Samantha Ponder Videos

ESPN's Samantha Ponder, Liberty Alumni - YouTube
#WeAreMore Samantha Ponder talks about blazing your own trail ...

How to book Samantha Ponder?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Samantha Ponder for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Samantha Ponder, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Samantha Ponder or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Samantha Ponder?

Booking fees for Samantha Ponder, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Samantha Ponder, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Samantha Ponder?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Samantha Ponder for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Samantha Ponder for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Samantha Ponder or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Samantha Ponder or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Samantha Ponder is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including News & Media, Sports Journalism & Broadcasting and Athlete. The estimated speaking fee range to book Samantha Ponder for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Samantha Ponder generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Pam Tebow, Sadie Robertson and J.R. Martinez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Samantha Ponder for an upcoming event.

Samantha Ponder Videos

ESPN's Samantha Ponder, Liberty Alumni - YouTube
#WeAreMore Samantha Ponder talks about blazing your own trail ...

How to book Samantha Ponder?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Samantha Ponder for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Samantha Ponder, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Samantha Ponder or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Samantha Ponder?

Booking fees for Samantha Ponder, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Samantha Ponder, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Samantha Ponder?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Samantha Ponder for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Samantha Ponder for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Samantha Ponder or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Samantha Ponder or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Samantha Ponder is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including News & Media, Sports Journalism & Broadcasting and Athlete. The estimated speaking fee range to book Samantha Ponder for live events is $10,000 - $20,000. Please contact us for virtual event fees. Samantha Ponder generally travels from Austin, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Pam Tebow, Sadie Robertson and J.R. Martinez. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Samantha Ponder for an upcoming event.

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