730 Fox Sports

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Paul Finebaum Joins 730 Fox Sports Lineup

Yes. Finebaum Nation grows. And we have given way. Here’s the press release:

730 FOX SPORTS ANNOUNCES THE ADDITION OF PAUL FINEBAUM TO THEIR BROADCAST TEAM

PROGRAM AIRS WEEKDAYS 6P TO 10P, BEGINNING TUESDAY, JANUARY 12TH

(MEMPHIS, TN) January 11th, 2010 – Simmons Media Group today announced the addition of The Paul Finebaum Radio Network to their broadcast team. Paul Finebaum’s program will launch Tuesday, January 12th, 2010 and will be airing in Memphis weekdays from 6pm to 10pm.

Paul Finebaum has been the leading authority in Southern sports for over 20 years, writing and commentating on regional and national sports issues. His syndicated radio program is heard throughout the Southeast, and his columns in the Mobile Register appear in countless newspapers around the South.

A Memphis native, Paul Finebaum has been awarded five consecutive Associated Press Awards for “Best Sports Show”. In 2008, he was recognized by the National Association of Sportscasters and Sportswriters as Alabama’s Radio Personality of the Year. In July of 2009, The Orlando Sentinel named Finebaum as one of the SEC’s 10 most powerful people. Finebaum has been seen nationally on television’s Larry King Live, CBS’ 60 Minutes, Headline News with Nancy Grace, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, HBO, Court TV, and ESPN’s Outside the Lines.

730 Fox Sports General Manager Harry Long said, “We at the station could not be more excited with the addition of Paul Finebaum to our lineup. Paul has twenty-plus years experience as the leader of sports radio in the South. His coverage of SEC sports is unmatched, and his insightful, humorous, and wildly entertaining radio program will be a hit with the Memphis audience.”

Finebaum Network Director Pat Smith added, “We’re excited to join the outstanding 730 Fox Sports lineup and have a station of KQPN’s caliber a part of our Network. We look forward to Paul’s interaction with his hometown’s sports fans.”

730 Fox Sports is the broadcast home of The Chris Vernon Show, recognized by Memphis Sport Magazine’s readers as their Favorite Radio Program and Favorite Radio Personality now three years running. The station and program have also won numerous awards from The Memphis Flyer over the past three years. 730 Fox Sports also features The Dan Wolken Show, with The Commercial Appeal’s Memphis Tigers basketball reporter Dan Wolken. 730 Fox Sports is also Memphis’ radio home for The Dan Patrick Show, The Stephen A. Smith Show, and The 2 Live Stews.

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January 11, 2010 - Posted by | Random

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