Matt Shepard is a 23 year veteran of Michigan sports and two
time Emmy award winner and two time MSBA Michigan
Sportscaster of the year award winner. For the past Seven
seasons, he has called Detroit Lions Preseason games on the
Lions Television Network. He also hosts the weekly regular
season postgame show “Lions Live” on Fox Sports Detroit, aired
throughout the state.
Shepard has been the play-by-play voice for the University of
Michigan basketball for 16 years and has called Eastern Michigan
football for 19 seasons. He has worked for Fox Sports Detroit as a
pxp voice for the Detroit Pistons, Detroit Red Wings, CCHA, and the
MHSAA high school football state championships. He has called
NFL Europe games and Arena Football for FOX and has called
college hockey, football and baseball for the Big Ten Network.
Shepard’s resume also includes extensive work as a host and
feature/game day reporter for FSD’s Tigers, Pistons and Red