620 WDAE The Sports Animal kicks off new morning show | Entertainment
Tampa, Florida-- Clear Channel and 620 WDAE announced today that Tom Jones and Rick Stroud will host the new morning show, beginning tomorrow, Tuesday, May 22.
Clear Channel released the following information this afternoon:
Jones and Stroud will provide full Tampa Bay sports coverage weekday mornings from 6 - 9 a.m.
“Tom Jones and Rick Stroud are Tampa Bay sports experts and we’re excited to have them host mornings on 620 WDAE,” said Sam Nein, President and Market Manager, Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Tampa. “Their wealth of knowledge, relationships and history in the market will make mornings on 620 WDAE the place for Tampa Bay sports fans to start their
Jones and Stroud are Tampa Bay sports veterans and longtime writers for the Tampa Bay Times. Jones has been writing for Tampa Bay newspapers for more than 25 years. He
has been with the Tampa Bay Times since 2003, with previous stints from 1987-1991 and 1996-2000. Stroud is a Tampa Bay native. He has been with the Tampa Bay Times for more than 20 years, covering the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Florida Gators.
“Sports fans in Tampa Bay listen to 620 WDAE and I’m thrilled to join the station to provide even better sports coverage for our listeners,” said Jones. “I look forward to working with Rick Stroud, my colleague of 25 years, as well as talking sports with Tampa Bay fans.”
“I grew up in Tampa Bay and to begin the sports discussion each morning in my hometown on 620 WDAE is a thrill and a great opportunity,” said Stroud. “I’ve worked with Tom for more than two decades and we always have lively debates and conversations about the sports topics of the day. Now we get to share our passion and opinions for the undisputed leader in sports talk radio.”
Fans can listen to 620 WDAE on the station’s website, 620wdae.com, as well as on
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For more information, visit The Sports Animal website.