Danny O'Neil Tapped As Brock Huard's Co-Host On 710 ESPN Seattle
April 12, 2013 at 1:22 PM (PT)
BONNEVILLE Sports KIRO-A (710 ESPN SEATTLE)/SEATTLE has hired former SEATTLE TIMES sports columnist DANNY O'NEIL as MIKE SALK's replacement on the 9a-noon (PT) show as BROCK HUARD's co-host. SALK exited to join ENTERCOM Sports WEEI-F/BOSTON.
"THE BROCK AND DANNY SHOW" launches on MONDAY (3/15), and O'NEIL will also write a column every weekday at the station's website. HUARD and O'NEIL met at the UNIVERSITY OF WASHIGNTON when HUARD was a freshman quarterback and O'NEIL wrote about him for the campus paper.
“We are extremely excited about teaming up DANNY O’NEIL with BROCK HUARD on 710 ESPN SEATTLE,” saidVP/GM DAVE PRIDEMORE. “I’m sure our listeners will appreciate the combination of an athlete’s insight and analysis with a journalist’s curiosity and straight forward perspective.”
PD BRIAN LONG said, “BROCK and DANNY have a natural chemistry and genuine likability that will make for a smart entertaining listen for the SEATTLE sports fan.”
"I am extremely grateful and honored to be working with BROCK, who is a true professional behind the mic, and on-and-off the field,” said O’NEIL. “I look forward to this new challenge and officially being part of this 710 ESPN SEATTLE Team.”
“DANNY O’NEIL is a great complement to the show,” said HUARD. “He is smart, respected, insightful, knowledgeable and deeply rooted in this community. I am very excited for the future of our show.”