WGFX/Nashville Names Its Football Starters


Sports/Talk radio station WGFX/104.5 The Zone has had a good look at its roster and decided on its team to cover the new pigskin season, as of Monday, August 14. In the first of three moves, Blaine Bishop, former NFL Tennessee Titans safety and longtime host on 104.5 The Zone, joins the Wake Up Zone morning crew, co-hosting the show with Mark Howard and Kevin Ingram weekdays 6-10 a.m. Bishop moves to mornings from The Zone’s 3HL show, which he has hosted since its debut in January 2010.

Frank Wycheck, former NFL Tennessee Titans tight end moves from his role as co-host of the Wake Up Zone to provide ongoing coverage of the Titans and NFL analysis throughout the day on 104.5 The Zone. Wycheck will also continue to be heard on the Wake Up Zone with additional features during the Midday 180 and 3HL shows.

Dawn Davenport (pictured), former WKRN-News 2 and sports anchor, signs on to 104.5 the Zone’s 3HL show as co-host with Brent Dougherty and Mickey Ryan. 3HL airs weekdays 3-6 p.m. In her new role on 104.5 The Zone, Davenport becomes the first full-time female sports anchor on Nashville radio.

104.5 The Zone’s Midday 180 show will continue to air weekdays 12 noon-3 p.m. with co-hosts Chad Withrow, Jonathan Hutton, and Paul Kuharsky.

Brad Willis, Program Director, WGFX/104.5 The Zone, said, “Much like the sports and teams we cover, we are always looking to put the best lineup on the field. These moves reflect our continued dedication to our position as Nashville’s top sports station, providing our listeners with the most in-depth coverage of their favorite teams.”


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