Thompson Named GM At ESPN Radio 1250/Pittsburgh
March 24, 2008 at 12:03 PM (PT)
ESPN Sports WEAE-A (ESPN RADIO 1250)/PITTSBURGH taps ESPN RADIO New Media PD MIKE THOMPSON as GM, starting APRIL 1st. THOMPSON is a veteran Sports and Talk programmer at stations such as WEPN-A (1050 ESPN)/NEW YORK, KXTA-A (XTRA SPORTS AM 1150)/LOS ANGELES, KTCK-A (THE TICKET)/DALLAS and WCNN-A/ATLANTA, as well as ABC RADIO.
"I’m thrilled for the company, the ESPN 1250 team and, most importantly, sports fans in PITTSBURGH, that MIKE agreed to take this important role," said ESPN RADIO Regional GM TIM MCCARTHY. "MIKE's accomplishments in Sports-Talk radio are second to none, and PITTSBURGH sports fans and its advertising community will feel an immediate impact."