Thursday, December 2, 2010

A call-up at The Fan

Godspeed to our Capitol Broadcasting comrade Dave Shore, the Operations Manager of 99.9 The Fan and 620 The Buzz.

Dave joined us three years ago from ESPN radio in Dallas when Capitol introduced sports talk radio to the FM dial at 99.9.

We’ve had our share of heartburn in the local radio wars, but overall, it has been BIG FUN…as we increased the station’s power, acquired 620 The Buzz and 1550 ESPN Deportes, added an HD radio channel and premiered and

ESPN has "recalled" Dave, not to Dallas, but to their sports station in Los Angeles. He’ll join the Lakers’ broadcast crew, and Dave gets to work with USC and the Ops Manager at
710 AM ESPN Radio.

Best wishes to Dave and his wife Reenie on the Left Coast. It’s a great gig - sounds pretty glamorous - but you're gonna miss ACC hoops! The Zen Master and Kobe can't fill that void.

Dave's last free lunch on my expense account. From the left:
Sports Radio GM Brian Maloney, Dave, Capitol CEO Jim Goodmon, your blogger