Howard Hoffman To Call Walla Walla Sweets Baseball This Season
March 15, 2013 at 4:00 AM (PT)
Radio veteran HOWARD HOFFMAN will call the action for WEST COAST LEAGUE collegiate summer baseball's WALLA WALLA SWEETS on CAPPS BROADCAST GROUP Sports KTEL-A (1490 ESPN RADIO)/WALLA WALLA this season. HOFFMAN, most recently Director of Creative Services for CUMULUS Talk KABC-A/LOS ANGELES for 17 years and known for hosting at stations like WABC-A, WPIX, and WQHT (HOT 97)/NEW YORK, KOPA-A and KKFR/PHOENIX, and KMEL/SAN FRANCISCO. has relocated to WALLA WALLA, where he operates his voiceover and production businesses.
“We have been fortunate as a team to have talented broadcasters every season and HOWARD is no different,” said SWEETS VP/GM ZACHARY FRASER. “With HOWARD’s level of experience in radio and his enthusiasm for the game of baseball our fans can expect another exceptional season of broadcasting.”
"This is a dream job for anyone who grew up loving the game. I'm genuinely excited to be working with a great team that's become an instant tradition in the WALLA WALLA VALLEY... and to be a voice for the citizens of SWEETS Country,” said HOFFMAN. “As a rookie in the broadcast booth, I know I'll learn more from our fans than from anywhere else. I'll be keeping the lines of communication open through social media. It's going to be a truly interactive live experience with every broadcast, so bring your smartphones to the games and let's have some fun this summer.
“As a broadcaster, I'm looking forward to the experience of getting to know the players and coaches and to bring their stories to the listeners. As a fan, I really want to thank the SWEETS organization for this opportunity to see all the games for free. It ought to be a great season."