Tony Kornheiser Tops Barrett Sports Media's 'Top 20 Local Sports Midday Shows' List
February 2, 2016 at 6:06 AM (PT)
BARRETT SPORTS MEDIA’s awards for top sports radio stations, shows, and personalities continue with the anointment of RED ZEBRA Sports WTEM-A (ESPN 980)/WASHINGTON midday host TONY KORNHEISER as the top selection in "The Top 20 Local Sports Midday Shows of 2015."
KORNHEISER is followed in the list by CBS RADIO Sports WFAN-A-F/NEW YORK’s EVAN ROBERTS and JOE BENIGNO, ESPN Sports KSPN-A (ESPN LA 710AM)/LOS ANGELES’ STEVE MASON and JOHN IRELAND (who tied with KORNHEISER for most first-place votes), SCOTT ZOLAK and MARC BERTRAND of CBS RADIO Sports WBZ-F (98.5 THE SPORTS HUB)/BOSTON, and CARMEN DEFALCO and JOHN JURKOVIC of ESPN Sports WMVP-A (ESPN 1000)/CHICAGO. The second five includes ENTERCOM Sports KGMZ (95.7 THE GAME)/SAN FRANCISCO’s GREG PAPA and JOHN LUND, CUMULUS Sports KTCK-A-F (THE TICKET)/DALLAS’ “BaD RADIO” (BOB STURM, DAN MCDOWELL, DONOVAN LEWIS), DICKEY BROADCASTING Sports WCNN-A (680 THE FAN)/ATLANTA’s BUCK BELUE and JOHN KINCADE, iHEARTMEDIA Sports KFXN (KFAN)/MINNEAPOLIS’ PAUL ALLEN, and CBS RADIO Sports KRLD-F (105.3 THE FAN)/DALLAS’ “G-BAG NATION” (GAVIN DAWSON, CHRIS ARNOLD, MIKE BACSIK). Voting included 35 radio executives from 23 U.S cities and 15 different radio companies.
BARRETT SPORTS MEDIA President JASON BARRETT said "TONY KORNHEISER has been one of sports radio's premier personalities for nearly three decades. He continues to host one of ESPN 980's top performing radio programs in the nation's capital, and his content is highly sought after digitally. As an example, in OCTOBER of 2015, his radio show was downloaded more than 2 million times during the month. It's that type of impact that has drawn the respect and admiration of industry executives across the country, culminating with this honor of being recognized as America's Top Local Sports Midday show".
See the list at http://sportsradiopd.com.