CBS Sports Radio has announced the lineup on its morning drive show, which will launch on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013. Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson will anchor the program live from the radio network’s New York City studio in Tribeca. The program will be broadcast weekdays from 6:00-9:00 a.m.
“CBS Sports Radio has been able to attract some of the most renowned names in the business, and Tiki, Brandon and Dana are just the latest example of the network’s star-power,” said Dan Mason, President and CEO, CBS Radio. “We’ve assembled an impressive group of professional athletes and accomplished broadcasters to bring fans unrivaled sports commentary, and the most entertaining lineup in all of sports radio.
Several Top 50 markets have signed of so far to air CBS Sports Radio’s Morning Show, including WIP-AM (Philadelphia), WFOM-AM (Atlanta), WXYT-AM (Detroit), WJZ-AM (Baltimore), KFNZ-AM and KJQS-AM (Salt Lake City), and WSJZ-FM (Orlando). No word yet on if Tampa’s WQYK 1010 AM will air the show, but most likely it will as the station will carry Jim Rome’s show at noon weekdays.
The lineup for CBS Sports Radio follows:
6:00-9:00 a.m. Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney and Dana Jacobson
9:00AM-12:00 Noon: John Feinstein
Noon-3:00 p.m.: Jim Rome
3:00-6:00 p.m.: Doug Gottlieb
10:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. Scott Ferrall
2:00-6:00 a.m. Damon Amendolara
Tiki Barber played for the N.Y. Giants for ten seasons and has had broadcasting jobs at WFAN radio and WCBS-TV in New York and a brief stint with the “Today Show” and NBC’s “Football Night in America”.
Brooklyn native Brandon Tierney makes a return to his hometown in joining CBS Sports Radio. He currently hosts “The Drive with Tierney and Bucher”, broadcast weekdays in San Francisco on 95.7 “The Game”. Prior to moving west, Tierney worked at 1050 ESPN Radio in New York City for nearly nine years. He also anchored New York Knicks pre-game, half time and post-game shows for three seasons and occasionally served as play-by-play announcer for the station’s Knicks broadcasts. His game experience also includes serving as lead analyst for St. John’s basketball for six seasons.
Dana Jacobson comes to CBS Sports Radio after nearly ten years at ESPN. She will contribute to studio programming for CBS Sports Network, the cable home of CBS Sports, debuting in January. Jacobson began her ESPN career as an anchor on SportsCenter, and later went on to anchor and host ESPN “First Take” (originally known as Cold Pizza), “Outside the Lines” and “College Football Live”.
Jacobson also has served as sideline reporter for ESPN’s Sunday Night NBA showcase game and ESPN’s Summer and Winter X Games, hosting the event’s nightly wrap up show: XCenter. Additionally, Jacobson has written for ESPN.com and filled in as a radio host on both “The Dan Patrick Show” and “Mike and Mike”.
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