ESPN Radio’s New Schedule Has Miami Flavor
On Monday, September 9, former WQAM Miami afternoon host Jorge Sedano and ESPN NFL analyst Mark Schlereth will debut “Sedano & Stink” airing Monday through Thursday from 7pm-10pm Eastern. The duo will replace Mike Hill, who left ESPN for Fox Sports earlier this summer.
Dan Le Batard, who contributes to a number of ESPN programs already will take his “104.3 The Ticket” 790 WAXY/104.3 WAXY-FM Miami program national on October 1. The program will air in the 4-7pm Eastern timeslot current held by Jonathan Coachman.
The rest of ESPN Radio’s daytime lineup including Mike & Mike, Colin Cowherd, and Scott Van Pelt and Ryen Rusillo in unaffected by these changes.
The press release announcing the addition of Sedano follows:
Miami radio personality Jorge Sedano has reached a multi-year agreement with ESPN and will join Mark Schlereth as co-host of the newly branded Sedano & Stink evening radio talk show. Sedano & Stink, which debuts September 9, will air Monday – Thursday, from 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. ET on ESPN Radio, espnradio.com and the ESPN Radio app. In addition to his new role on ESPN Radio, Sedano will contribute to SportsCenter and other ESPN studio programming. Schlereth, a three-time Super Bowl champion and former All-Pro offensive guard, joined ESPN in 2001 as an NFL analyst and has co-hosted the time slot on ESPN Radio since January 2012.
Sedano said of the new show, “There are three elements to a successful talk show – be informative, entertaining and thought provoking. Those are the elements I expect from our new show. Between my energy, passion and analytical approach, coupled with Mark’s knowledge, insight and perspective, I feel like we have every aspect covered for the listener. It’s important to be interactive via social media during the show and truly connect with the listeners. Lastly, we’ll have fun too.”
Sedano brings more than 14 years of radio broadcast experience to ESPN Radio. Prior to joining ESPN, he served as program director and afternoon host at Sports Radio WQAM in Miami for one year. Sedano also served as studio host for Fox’s Sun Sports telecasts of the Miami Heat in 2012-13.
His radio career began in Miami in 1999 and has included stints on WAFN-AM until 2001, WINZ-AM (2001-04), and The Ticket Miami (2007-12). He hosted the Miami Heat pre- and post-game shows on WIOD-AM from 2004-2007. He also spent those three years hosting a nationally syndicated show for Fox Sports Radio in Los Angeles (2004-2007).
His television career began in 2010 on CBS 4 WFOR-TV in Miami as a sports anchor which included hosting duties for CBS Sports. He contributed to ESPN and the NFL Network programming. Sedano’s extensive resume also includes local football play-by-play for Florida International University for two seasons, 2010-11.