KXSP Adds 'The Drive'
July 31, 2013 at 3:31 PM (PT)
JOURNAL Sports KXSP-A (AM 590 ESPN OMAHA)/OMAHA is adding a new local afternoon show, "THE DRIVE," with former CLEAR CHANNEL Sports KXNO-A/DES MOINES host and producer JOE QUINN and THREE EAGLES COMMUNICATIONS/COLUMBUS, NE Sports Director NICK HANDLEY. THe new show will air 2-6p (CT) beginning MONDAY (8/5).
“The new show will be called ‘THE DRIVE’ and will bring a fresh new approach to afternoon sports talk in OMAHA,” said PD KURT OWENS. “JOE and NICK’s combined experience of covering sports in NEBRASKA and IOWA mirrors our huge AM 590 signal. AM 590 listeners will really enjoy these two young yet experienced broadcasters bringing their perspective to sports each afternoon.”
“Our AM-590 listeners are passionate and knowledgeable when it comes to sports. They have high standards and expect the same from their sports talk radio. Fortunately, with their combined experience and enthusiasm, Joe and Nick are more than ready for the challenge,” said JOURNAL OMAHA VP/GM CHRISTOPHER SEHRING.
“I am thrilled to join the team at AM 590 and JOURNAL BROADCAST GROUP. I think listeners in the OMAHA area will really enjoy NICK’s and my high-energy take on the world of sports,” said QUINN.
“I am thrilled to be back in OMAHA where it all started for me,” added HANDLEY. “It’s really a dream come true. I look forward to working with JOE and the first rate group at JOURNAL BROADCAST GROUP. I am confident we will bring a lot to OMAHA sports fans.”