CBS Sports Radio announced Friday that Damon Amendolara will host its weekday overnight program, “The D.A. Show,” beginning on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 the network’s launch date. “The D.A. Show” will be heard on select stations from 2:00-6:00 a.m. ET on-air, streaming online and through the www.Radio.com application for mobile devices.
Amendolara, known by his fans as D.A., joins the network from CBS Radio Boston’s WBZ-FM “98.5 The Sports Hub,” where he has served as evening host since August 2009. As he makes the transition to CBS Sports Radio, Amendolara promises a program, which will be a mix of the latest sports news, discussions and controversy, in addition to interviews and calls from night owls across the country. He joins the previously announced schedule, which includes Jim Rome, Doug Gottlieb, John Feinstein and Scott Ferrall.
Amendolara is also the sideline reporter for the New England Revolution on Comcast and a frequent guest and fill-in host for CSN’s Sports Tonight/Sports Sunday. He serves as an anchor on CSNNE’s “Pregame Live” and “Postgame Live,” appears on Fox 25 Boston, while contributing to NFL Films and the NFL Network’s Top 10 series, ESPN News’ Air Check and NFL Films Presents on ESPN. Prior to The Sports Hub, Amendolara worked at WQAM in Miami and Kansas City’s 610 Sports. Amendolara began his career at 1040 WYSL in Rochester, NY and Sportsradio 770 ESPN in Ft Myers-Naples, FL. The Warwick, NY native was graduated from Syracuse University in 2001, where he served as Sports Director at WAER Radio.
CBS Sports Radio director of programming Eric Spitz says, “D.A. is an all-star in Boston and his energy and understanding of the sports world will no doubt translate to a national platform”, CBS Sports Radio director of programming Eric Spitz said in a release. “Damon is certainly the man to keep listeners engrossed overnight, and his work at stations across the country, covering a multitude of different sports, will be beneficial to our listeners. His success and following on our local radio station and his charitable endeavors in the community prove he will make a great addition to our already outstanding lineup at CBS Sports Radio.”
The following stations will be among those broadcasting Amendolara’s “The D.A. Show”:
WJFK-FM Washington, D.C.
KFNZ-AM/KJQS-AM Salt Lake City