Jeff Zito Tapped For Afternoons At Fort Myers' 1240/1270 The Fan
August 27, 2014 at 4:26 PM (PT)
SUN BROADCASTING Sports WFWN-A/FORT MYERS-WNOG-A/NAPLES, FL (1240/1270 THE FAN) is revamping its lineup by bringing market veteran and sister Active Rock WXNX (93X)/FT. MYERS morning man JEFF ZITO in for afternoons and FOX SPORTS RADIO's DAN PATRICK for 9a-noon, plus the syndicated TMZ SPORTS and CBS SPORTS RADIO for nights. THOM ABRAHAM remains in mornings and CBS SPORTS RADIO's JIM ROME is still holding down noon-3p.
ZITO, known in the market as half of the long-running ZITO AND GARRETT team with BOB GARRETT at BEASLEY Talk WRXK (96K-ROCK) and Active Rock WJBX (99X) and more recently hosting part-time at CBS RADIO Sports WHFS-F (98.7 THE FAN)/TAMPA while holding down mornings at 93X, said, “I am very grateful for this opportunity. JOHN O'CONNELL from 98.7 THE FAN in TAMPA gave me a chance to do sports talk a year ago and now I am pumped to join my friends THOM ABRAHAM and DA (CBS SPORTS RADIO night host DAMON AMENDOLARA) at 1240/1270 THE FAN. Add DAN PATRICK and JIM ROME to the mix, and you got a winner!”
ABRAHAM said, "This is a tremendous step in the evolution of the FAN! To add more live, local content with JEFF ZITO in the afternoon, plus adding the rest of the CBS SPORTS RADIO line-up is tremendous. With CBS SPORTS RADIO, we also bring back DAMON AMENDOLARA who made his radio bones in SWFL. CBS SPORTS' heritage goes back to the beginning of sports broadcasting, and I'm proud to be a part of it here. From a national standpoint, to add DAN PATRICK to JIM ROME in the middays...well, it really doesn't get any better than that!”
And PD JOSEPH LOPEZ said, “I am very excited for the new additions to the FAN! I honestly feel with THOM and JEFF giving the community their local take plus national voices as well respect as DAN PATRICK and JIM ROME, this makes for the best sports line up SWFL has ever seen!”