Thursday, January 7, 2010

Gresh swings into the SportsHub's line-up

98-5 The Sports Hub has added its Patriots Radio Network's co-host Andy Gresh to its on-air personality roster, it was officially announced earlier this afternoon. In addition to his Patriots radio duties, he'll be hosting a weekend show as well rotate on SportsHub's weekday shows. Gresh who joined Patriots Radio Network's pregame and postgame shows in 2005. He worked at Providence's sports talker WSKO AM-FM/Score 790 from 1997 to 2008. He and SportsHub's midday co-host were paired up at the Score from 2004 to 2008. After WSKO changed formats in 2008, Gresh worked at ESPN Radio followed by a stint at XM Sirius and SNY in NYC.

Here's the official release :

ANDY GRESH TO JOIN 98.5 THE SPORTS HUB

GRESH WILL BROADCAST HIS OWN SHOW ON WEEKENDS AND SERVE AS FULL TIME SWING HOST
Boston---Notable sports broadcaster Andy Gresh will join the air staff at 98.5 The Sports Hub, WBZ-FM effective immediately. Gresh will host his own program on weekends, broadcast on-air and online at www.985thesportshub.com, as well as serve as the full-time swing host for vacationing 98.5 air staff. Gresh currently co-hosts the New England Patriots pre and post game shows on the 98.5 The Sports Hub Patriots Radio Network.

This Saturday, Jan. 9, Gresh’s new program on 98.5 The Sports Hub will air from 4:00– 8:00pm, immediately following the Boston Bruins/New York Rangers game.

Gresh returns to the Boston area after hosting programs on satellite radio, and ESPN Radio. Prior to becoming a national host, Gresh was on-air at The Score in Providence. He also hosted programs on Comcast Sports Net New England, and was the color analyst for The ECAC Football Network.

“I am looking forward to contributing to the success that 98.5 has already achieved since its debut in August,” said Gresh. “I am just flat out looking forward to getting after it.”

“98.5 The Sports Hub is off to great start and to add a personality like Andy Gresh to our team is a victory for us and our listeners,” said Mike Thomas, 98.5 The Sports Hub Program Director. “Andy has been a big part of our Patriots coverage for years and it’s going to be great to have him on The Sports Hub beyond game day.”

98.5 The Sports Hub is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 130 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation’s top 50 markets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates WZLX-FM, WODS-FM, WBMX-FM, and WBZ-AM in Boston

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