iHeartMedia’s “SportsTalk 790” KBME Houston has announced that Sean Salisbury will join the station for afternoons starting Monday, July 9.
The former NFL quarterback has served as afternoon host for the Houston based Gow Media’s SBNation Radio network as well as co-owned “SportsMap 94.1” and “ESPN 97.5” KFNC since 2013. Co-hosts Robin Carlin, Brian Barrett and producer Adam Sager will continue that show for SBNation Radio. Salisbury has also served as an NFL analyst for ESPN, co-hosted Comedy Central’s BattleBots,
Salisbury tells the Houston Chronicle that a co-host to be named will join him at KBME. His appointment comes one day after the exits of previous afternoon co-hosts Jayson Braddock and Sean Jones. Their former co-host Adam Clanton was let go in May.
iHeartMedia Houston announced today its new weekday lineup for KBME SportsTalk 790, Houston’s Home for Your Home Teams, effective July 9.
Former NFL Quarterback Sean Salisbury joins the weekday lineup from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. “We’re thrilled to be adding Salisbury to the team. The former QB brings a unique perspective from his days on the gridiron,” said Bryan Erickson, Director of AM Programming for iHeart Media Houston.
In addition to playing professional football for 10 years, Salisbury has worked as an NFL analyst on ESPN, appearing on Sports Center and NFL Live, and served as a consultant for the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard.
“I’ve been blessed with a full career and this opportunity to work with iHeart and Sportstalk 790 was too good to pass up in so many ways. I don’t take these great moments lightly,” said Salisbury. “The last 5 years have been special. I fully expect this new journey to be filled with WOW moments that make our listeners feel like they are getting the show they deserve!”
Salisbury joins a lineup featuring Josh Innes, Matt Thomas and former NFL players Greg Koch and N.D. Kalu. SportsTalk 790 will also continue its broadcast partnerships with the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets and the University of Texas football and basketball teams.
“We’ve put together an All Star lineup of guys who know sports and love talking about sports,” said Erickson. “Sportstalk 790 is truly the best destination for compelling local sports content in Houston.”
Full Programming Lineup:
“The Josh Innes Show” 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
“In the Trenches with Koch & Kalu” 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“The Matt Thomas Show” 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
“The Sean Salisbury Show” 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.