Michael Grey, Pete McIntyre To Team For Afternoons At AM 590 ESPN Omaha
April 12, 2011 at 2:36 PM (PT)
CITADEL Sports WBBL/GRAND RAPIDS, MI host MICHAEL GREY and syndicated "TODD AND TYLER RADIO EMPIRE" sports anchor PETE MCINTYRE are joining JOURNAL Sports KXSP-A (AM 590 ESPN OMAHA)/OMAHA for afternoons starting MAY 16th, Director of Operations MARK TODD announced TODAY (4/12).
"The response we received for this position was astounding. In the end, five people independently and without consulting each other came to the same conclusion that MICHAEL was our guy. That's a pretty strong testament to MICHAEL's on-air skills, knowledge, resume and track record." said TODD.
"I can't begin to explain how excited I am for this new opportunity for myself and my family here in OMAHA," said GREY. "We can't get started soon enough!"
"I'm a proud product of OMAHA, so the opportunity to put my energy into growing AM 590 is exciting to say the least. I can't wait to turn this thing on," said MCINTYRE.
"MICHAEL and PETE will each bring a wide range of experience and passion for sports to our region," said JOURNAL OMAHA VP and Market Manager CHRISTOPHER SEHRING. "PETE's love for the local teams and MICHAEL's familiarity with the Big 10 conference, combined with our new ESPN affiliation, all promise an exciting, different and interesting local sports show."
PD KURT OWENS added, "These guys have a real passion to do a great local show and will be a terrific complement to our strong ESPN network shows."