Hubbard chair Ginny Morris comments, “Having the opportunity to work with Marc Kaye has been one of the great delights of my career.
Marc’s positive spirit, creativity and passion for life made working with him a great joy.
Adam Giardino joins the team as the sideline reporter for UConn football and color analyst for UConn hockey.
Former Husky athlete Randy La Vigne rounds out the UConn IMG Radio Network broadcast team.
However, when comparing year-over-year numbers, 67% of sports talk stations realized gains in their 6 AQH.
A look at market rank shows three sports talk stations in the top five in their respective markets with three Entercom stations – WXYT-FM, Detroit; KDKA-FM, Pittsburgh; and WFAN-AM/FM, New York ranking #5 (WFAN’s #5 ranking was in the Middlesex-Somerset-Union market). EXCLUSIVE TALKERS AUDIO: Michael Harrison Interviews Former CBS Radio CEO/President Dan Mason About VSi N and the Potential Impact of Legalized Sports Betting on Media.
TALKERS publisher Michael Harrison, who worked closely with Mason in the late 1980s establishing WZLX, Boston as one of the nation’s leading classic rock stations, caught up with him yesterday (7/17) for an exclusive telephone interview.Today’s 16th installment is the panel discussion titled “The Talk Rumble.” It is moderated by Westwood One host Jim Bohannon; introduced by WABC, New York host, Curtis Sliwa; and featuring panelists WPHT, Philadelphia host, Dom Giordano; WYD Media host, Thom Hartmann; DC Radio Company executive director, Victoria Jones; USA Radio Network host, Wayne Allyn Root; Fox News Radio host, Todd Starnes; and WOLB, Baltimore host, Larry Young.Already posted: the panel discussion titled “Programming News/Talk Radio.” It is moderated by TALKERS managing editor Mike Kinosian; introduced by KFBK/KSTE, Sacramento PD, Bill White; and featuring panelists CFRB, Toronto PD and Bell Media national news/talk format head, Mike Bendixen; i Heart Media national brand coordinator, news/talk/sports programming and director of AM programming Miami/Fort Lauderdale, Grace Blazer; WOR, New York assistant PD, Scott Lakefield; WBAL, Baltimore PD, Scott Masteller; and WABC, New York PD, Craig Schwalb; the panel discussion titled, “Talk Media: The Big Picture.” It is moderated by ABC News Radio VP/GM, Steve Jones; introduced by “The Cats Roundtable” host, John Catsimatidis; and featuring panelists i Heart Media SVP news/talk/sports programming Chris Berry; Beasley Media Group EVP programming, Justin Chase; Weiss Agency EVP, Heather Cohen; Cumulus Media EVP content & programming Mike Mc Vay; and Premiere Networks president, Julie Talbott.During his career he managed in markets including: St.Petersburg, Houston, Seattle, Tampa and Los Angeles for companies such as Harte-Hanks, Westinghouse, Gannett, and Jacor.They discuss VSi N and the potential impact of legalized sports betting on the media industry.To listen to the conversation in its entirety, please click Hubbard’s Marc Kaye Stepping Down After 45-Year Career.At the same time his sales career was beginning, he held on to his sports broadcaster dreams by working as the radio voice of the St.John’s University basketball team and working for the brand new (at the time) cable sports channel, ESPN.Mike Crispino, five-time Emmy-winning broadcaster will serve as the voice of UConn football and men’s basketball.Wayne Norman returns for his 37th season as the color analyst for UConn football and men’s basketball, along with Debbie Fiske – a former UConn Women’s Basketball player – who will return for her seventh season as the color analyst for UConn women’s basketball.