BringMeTheNews Adds Radio Sports Reports
October 7, 2010 at 4:28 AM (PT)
MINNESOTA radio and online news service BRINGMETHENEWS has added a sports division, with GANNETT NBC affiliate ERIC PERKINS as the radio voice for the new reports. PERKINS, who will continue his duties at the TV station, will anchor sports for BRINGMETHENEWS 7a-noon (CT) weekdays, with AMY HOCKERT anchoring 1-6p.
"ERIC is a well known and trusted personality in our news community," said founder RICK KUPCHELLA, a former KARE-TV anchor/reporter. "His 14 years covering sports and his unique reporting style supports our model of streaming, curating and aggregating content. He'll be a superb fit with our rapidly expanding organization."
BRINGMETHENEWS has also recently received an additional $1 million in capital investment and has added former MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO newsman WILLIAM WILCOXEN, former CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, WCCO-TV/MINNEAPOLIS, and KSTP-TV/ST. PAUL reporter NICOLE MUELHAUSEN, former POLITICS IN MINNESOTA reporter BETSY SUNDQUIST, and former MINNEAPOLIS STAR-TRIBUNE copy editor DAVE GUSTAFSON to the staff.