FOX Sports Radio Signs Jay Mohr as New Midday Host
Jay Mohr SportsDebuts Nationwide January 2, 2013
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- FOX Sports Radio is pleased to announce the addition of actor, comedian and radio personality Jay Mohr as its new midday host. Airing live on weekdays from 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. ET/9 a.m. - 12 p.m. PT, Jay Mohr Sports will feature sports talk and entertainment highlighted by Mohr's trademark comedic style and unique perspective as a multi-media star, in addition to conversations with top athletes and celebrities. Originating from FOX Sports Radio's Los Angeles studios, Jay Mohr Sports will debut on radio stations nationwide Wednesday, January 2, 2013.
"After spending the last 15 years guest hosting, I couldn't be happier to get the opportunity to host my own show!" said Mohr. "I'm looking forward to talking sports, connecting with listeners, and interviewing amazing guests every day, while being a part of the FOX Sports Radio family. It was worth the wait."
With a career that has spanned over three decades, Jay has always pushed himself to be more than just a comic. After landing his dream job of Saturday Night Live, and launching his career with Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire, he has become a best-selling author, appeared in more than 200 episodes of network television and starred in more than 25 feature films, working with a plethora of Academy Award-winning actors, including Christopher Walken, Renée Zellweger, Al Pacino, Angelina Jolie, Kevin Spacey, Helen Hunt, Cuba Gooding Jr., Ellen Burstyn, Forest Whitaker, Kim Basinger, Matt Damon, and Clint Eastwood.
"Jay has done a great job guest hosting for Premiere Sports and FOX Sports Radio's flagship station AM570 FOX Sports LA, and I know his sense of humor and extensive sports knowledge will provide just what our listeners are looking for," stated Carl Anderson, Executive Vice President of News, Talk and Sports Programming for Premiere Networks. "He's a perfect addition to our leading, multi-platform, sports entertainment lineup."
For more information, please visit www.FOXSportsRadio.com. For affiliations, please call 818-377-5300.
About FOX Sports Radio
The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is a division of Premiere Networks in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey, personality driven and caller intensive programming opportunities for radio stations nationwide. With studios also in New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Tampa, Phoenix, Cincinnati and Las Vegas, the FOX Sports Radio Network can be heard on more than 400 stations, as well as FOXSports.com on MSN, XM Channel 169, and iHeart Radio. Additional information is available at www.FOXSportsRadio.com.
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