Wednesday, 20 July 2011 21:19

Talk Radio News Notes

    “We have all pros at every position,” boasts Compass Media Networks CEO Peter Kosann (pictured) in today’s announcement of the network’s talent roster for the upcoming NFL and college football seasons. CMN’s starting lineup includes CBS College TV’s Jon Rothstein, NFL Networks’ Brian Baldinger, former NFL pros Curtis Conway, Dale Hellestrae and Tony Hill, FOX Sports Radio’s Tim Cates and Matt “Money” Smith, and New Jersey Nets’ voice Chris Carrino. Returning to call the network’s Oakland Raiders coverage are Greg Papa and Tom Flores, while former QB Danny White, SNY’s Kevin Burkhardt and WFAN/New York’s Jerry Recco will call the action for CMN’s inaugural season of Dallas Cowboys broadcasts … Congrats to Chicago media veterans Tim Disa Sr., Tim Disa Jr., and David Earley as the trio celebrate the milestone five-year anniversary this month of their 24/7 Internet Radio start-up, HealthRadio.netReader Feedback: Regarding our story yesterday on Talk radio’s coverage of the heat wave rolling across the U.S., KARN/Little Rock PD and afternoon host Dave Elswick checks in with some advice from The Natural State on how to beat the heat. “All that’s really needed is a nice glass of sweet tea,” he says cooly. “Sweet tea goes a long way in lessening the rigors of hot temperatures. Here in Arkansas we just slow down and enjoy the day!”

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