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ESPN Charlotte Adds Gerry Vaillancourt For Afternoons; Launches Local Morning Show

Gerry Vaillancourt ESPN 730 Charlotte WZGVHRN Broadcasting Sports “ESPN Charlotte” 730 WZGV Cramerton/Charlotte NC is shaking up its morning and afternoon slots.

Gerry ‘V’ Vaillancourt, former morning host at iHeartMedia News/Talk 99.5 WRNO New Orleans, is returning to Charlotte to take the 3-7pm slot at WZGV. Vaillancourt worked in the Charlotte market from 1990-2002 before following the NBA’s then Charlotte Hornets to New Orleans. He worked on the franchise’s radio broadcasts as an analyst until 2014. He exited WRNO at the end of 2016.

To make room for Vaillancourt, current afternoon host Bobby Rosinski and 12-3pm hosts Molly Cotten and Walker Mehl will debut the “Wake Up Call” from 6-10am. They replace ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike in the morning slot.

Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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