Kimmi Chex is an on-air host for NFL Network and NFL Media. As a full-time personality for the league, she works across NFL platforms as a regular contributor and host for various in-studio shows as well as in-venue entertainment and analysis for NFL events like Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, Draft, etc,. Her shows have included NFL Total Access, NFL Fantasy Live, Good Morning Football and more. Beyond the NFL Network, she has also been a host with Amazon for Thursday Night Football coverage as well as competitive EA Madden.
Throughout her time with the NFL, Kimmi has taken her opportunity and platform well past just television. During a time where diversity, equity and inclusion and social justice has been at the forefront, she uses her voice both internally and externally to raise awareness of issues Black and Brown communities are facing, liaise with League leadership and advocate for programming that reflects the population of the players in the league.
Kimmi joined the NFL in 2018 as a participant in the League’s Junior Rotational Program as a rotational business analyst. While in the program Kimberly touched business in both the New York and Los Angeles offices by working in the following departments: International Media & Business Development, Fan Centric Database Marketing, Event Revenue & Strategy and Fantasy Football Content.
Chexnayder graduated with Honors from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism & Mass Communication and Certificate in Critical Cultural Competence. Kimmi has been recognized as a Forbes 30 Under 30, The Athletic’s NFL 40 Under 40 and Front Office Sports’ Rising 25. She lives in Los Angeles.