Reporter, Super Bowl LII

Rutledge Wood will serve as a reporter during NBC’s Super Bowl LII game day coverage on February 4, 2018, his first Super Bowl assignment.


In addition to his role at the Super Bowl, Wood has spent the past three years as lead features reporter for NBC Sports Group’s NASCAR coverage. Wood contributes reports on the storied raceways, unique towns and enthusiastic fans that make NASCAR an American treasure.


Wood’s other signature assignments for NBC Sports Group have included serving as a reporter for NBC Olympics’ coverage of the 2016 Rio Games, as well as NBC and NBCSN’s coverage of the Kentucky Derby.


Prior to joining NBC Sports Group, Wood was a correspondent for FS1’s NASCAR Cup Series pre-race show, NASCAR RaceDay.


From 2010-16, Wood served as co-host on History Channel’s Top Gear, the American iteration of the legendary BBC program. Wood was also a co-host on Lost in Transmission on History Channel and Southern and Hungry on Cooking Channel.


Wood’s introduction to NASCAR came during his first job traveling with the NASCAR circuit for Country Music Television’s mobile marketing activation. Soon after, he was hired by SPEED, where he worked for 10 seasons covering NASCAR and motorsports.


Wood currently resides in Georgia with his wife and their three daughters.