WDNC (Buzz Sports Radio)/Raleigh-Durham Moves 'The Sports Shop' To Mornings As Mike Maniscalco, Demetri Ravanos Exit
June 23, 2016 at 10:30 AM (PT)
CAPITOL BROADCASTING Sports WDNC-A-W257CS-W243DK (BUZZ SPORTS RADIO)/RALEIGH-DURHAM makes a change in morning drive, with morning co-hosts MIKE MANISCALCO and DEMETRI RAVANOS exiting and midday "THE SPORTS SHOP WITH REESE AND KMAC" hosts ERROL REESE and KEVIN MCCLENDON moving into the 6-9a (ET) slot, starting JULY 5th. The station notes that "THE SPORTS SHOP" will be the first African-American sports talk morning show in the RALEIGH-DURHAM market. Current morning co-host LAUREN BROWNLOW will remain with THE BUZZ and sister Sports WCMC-F (99.9 THE FAN) as a contributor and writer for WRALSportsFan.com.
CAPITOL Sports OM/PD DENNIS GLASGOW said, “We’ve wanted to bring more diversity to our listeners that would reflect the RALEIGH-DURHAM population, and we will do that by bringing a very entertaining and energetic show with 'THE SPORTS SHOP.'”
REESE added, “We are very excited and humbled to be taking the show to the next level with the move to morning drive. We are very happy to have the confidence of CAPITOL BROADCASTING behind our show.”