Entercom Sports “95.7 The Game” KGMZ San Francisco will debut a new morning show on Monday, December 8.
Former “750 The Game” KXTG Portland afternoon host Chad Doing will anchor the new “Flight 95.7” show along with National Football Post founder Joe Fortenbaugh and former NFL Fullback Lorenzo Neal. The new show will displace current morning host Chris Townsend to nights where he will join current host Zakariah in the 7-11pm slot as well as anchor Oakland Athletics pre and post-game shows.
95.7 The GAME (KGMZ-FM), The Bay Area’s New Sound for Sports, today announced a new morning show, Flight 957 with Chad Doing, Joe Fortenbaugh and former All-Pro NFL Fullback Lorenzo Neal. The show debuts on Monday, December 8th, 2014 from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
“We are changing the sound of Bay Area sports radio with the launch of this exciting new morning show,” said Jason Barrett, Program Director for 95.7 The Game. “Expect Flight 957 with Chad, Joe & Lo to deliver a fresh, irreverent, and energetic spin to sports talk. The new show is the latest example of our commitment to bringing The GAME’s growing audience the best possible listening experience.”
Doing is a sports radio veteran. Most recently, Doing has worked at KXTG in Portland and was previously the host of afternoon drive program Flight 750 with Chad Doing weekdays from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
“I’m thrilled to work with such dynamic personalities like Joe and Lorenzo,” said Doing. “We have already developed a fantastic working relationship that I believe will showcase our passion for sports.”
Joe Fortenbaugh co-founded the website National Football Post.com in 2008 where he has been writing ever since, covering topics ranging from fantasy football to sports betting in Las Vegas. Fortenbaugh has freelanced for USA Today, ESPN.com, SportsIllustrated.com and VegasChatter.com, where he wrote golf course reviews and covered Las Vegas title fights from 2012-2014. Most recently, Fortenbaugh co-hosting the television program “Fantasy Sports Today–Live from Las Vegas” on the Fantasy Sports Network.
“It’s awesome to be part of this new program and deliver a one-of-a-kind experience to our listeners,” said Fortenbaugh. “I can’t wait to stir it up with the guys and the audience.”
Lorenzo Neal was the preeminent fullback in the NFL for 16 seasons. He was a four-time Pro Bowler and played for the New York Jets, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, Cincinnati Bengals, San Diego Chargers, Baltimore Ravens and Oakland Raiders. He was voted a first team All-Pro twice, a second team All-Pro once, and selected to the NFL’s and Sporting News’ All-Decade team for the 2000’s. He graduated from Fresno State University.
“I’m truly excited to join 95.7 The GAME,” said Neal. “I’m looking forward to delivering that on-the-field, inside the huddle perspective listeners expect from a leading radio station. I’m grateful to be a part of such a strong team and talk Bay Area sports every morning.”
Current morning anchor Chris Townsend moves to evenings where he’ll team up with 95.7 The Game personality Zakariah from 7 to 11 p.m. Townsend will also become the full time voice for Oakland A’s pre- and post-game shows.
95.7 The GAME is the flagship radio station for the Oakland Athletics and Oakland Raiders. Effective December 8, 2014, The GAME’s new lineup will be:
– 6:00 am – 10:00 am Flight 957 with Chad, Joe, and Lo
– 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Haberman & Middlekauff
– 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm The Wheelhouse with John Lund & Greg Papa
– 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Damon Bruce Show
– 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm Towny & Zakariah