Listen live each weekday from noon – 2 p.m., with your host Steve Russell.
Steve Russell has been the Sports Director of ESPN Radio 850/900 since 1998 and also serves as the Sports Director for WUFT-TV.
Russell is a graduate of the University of Florida’s College of Journalism and Communications and has worked in the broadcast industry since the 1970′s in Gainesville. In addition to his duties as Sports Director, Russell also works for the University Athletic Association and IMG as one of the radio voices for gator baseball broadcasts and he has also hosted the Amanda Butler TV coaches show for the past six seasons as well. he also worked play by play and as a color analyst for Gator volleyball, women’s basketball and softball as well.
A native to Middletown, New York, Russell has two children and his son Grew is graduate of the UF Journalism College and works for Gatorvision and other broadcast properties as a camera operator.
In his broadcast career in Gainesville, Russell has also worked at WYKS Radio, 97X Radio, and at WCJB TV-20 as a sports anchor and reporter. For 10 years he also served as the first ever Public Information Officer for Alachua County government from 1988 to 1998 and served for several years on the Gainesville Sports Organizing Committee.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys playing softball, basketball and golf, reading and coaching; he is the head coach of the Kanapaha Middle School football team and has coached in the area for over 20 years at both the youth and high school level. Russell enjoys helping out various charities as well.
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