1090 The Fan Lineup
In 1998, Tiki Barber began his broadcasting career working for Sports Radio WFAN in New York, which led to stints at WCBS-TV, Sirius Satellite Radio, the YES Network and Fox News Channel. Upon retiring from the NFL, he signed a contract to work as a correspondent for NBC News and Sports, primarily for The Today Show and Football Night in America, but also covering the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing for MSNBC.
Brandon Tierney’s broadcast career includes experience in radio and television. Stations and shows include the syndicated Sports Fan Radio Network, Sports Radio 1130 The Fan in Detroit, SportsNet New York’s (SNY) The WheelHouse, and Red Storm Report with St. John’s head coaches Steve Lavin and Norm Roberts. In addition, he was a frequent contributor to ESPN’s Outside the Lines.
Dana Jacobson has served as a sideline reporter for ESPN’s Sunday Night NBA showcase game, and she became a well-known and integral part of ESPN’s Summer and Winter X Games coverage, hosting each event’s nightly wrap-up show: XCenter. Additionally, Jacobson has written for ESPN.com and filled in as a radio host on both The Dan Patrick Show and Mike and Mike.
For more than 15 years, Jim Rome has hosted a nationally syndicated radio program, The Jim Rome Show, a.k.a. The Jungle, reaching millions of listeners nationwide. His show on ESPN, Rome Is Burning, signed off in January 2012 after airing for six years. Rome previously served as host of the popular program The Last Word with Jim Rome, broadcast nightly on Fox Sports Net, for five years. Prior to that, he spent a two-year stint hosting ESPN2’s Talk2, a nightly one-hour interview show. Rome began his radio career at KTMS, Santa Barbara as the “5 dollar-an-hour” traffic reporter and covered UC Santa Barbara’s sports. He left KTMS for San Diego’s all-sports station, XTRA Sports 690 where he created The Jim Rome Show. The show was first syndicated in 1996.
Doug Gottlieb recently signed a multi-platform agreement with CBS and will contribute to CBS Sports Radio, CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network and http://www.cbssports.com. Prior to joining CBS, he was a college basketball analyst on ESPN and host of The Doug Gottlieb Show on ESPN Radio. Gottlieb also co-hosted a midday sports talk show at WWLS-AM in Oklahoma City, Okla. He was a college basketball point guard at Notre Dame and Oklahoma State, and was graduated with a marketing degree from Oklahoma State in 2000, holding every assists record at OSU and in the Big 12 Conference. Gottlieb is tenth all-time in assists in NCAA history.
Steve Sandmeyer hosts 1090 The Fan’s local show. Sandmeyer, a Seattle area native, has been in the Seattle sports radio market for more than 15 years and also has play-by-play announcing under his belt. The Loyola Marymount University graduate and his wife Jenni have two children — daughter Megan and son Joseph. Cougs are encouraged to keep the Sandman in check when he leans Husky.
John Feinstein is the bestselling author of One on One, Moment of Glory, Are You Kidding Me? (with Rocco Mediate), Living on the Black, Tales from Q School, Last Dance, Next Man Up, Let Me Tell You a Story (with Red Auerbach), Caddy for Life, Open, The Punch, The Last Amateurs, The Majors, A March to Madness, A Civil War, A Good Walk Spoiled, A Season on the Brink, Play Ball, Hard Courts, and six sports mystery novels for young readers. He writes for the Washington Post, Washingtonpost.com, Golf Digest, and Golf World, and is a regular commentator on the Golf Channel.
Scott Ferrall joins CBS Sports Radio from SiriusXM where for the past seven years he has hosted “The Scott Ferrall Show.” His background includes extensive experience across radio, television and online, both nationally and locally. He has worked for SportsNet New York, several NHL properties, FOX Sports Radio, and Sportsfan Radio Network, as well as major market stations in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami and Pittsburgh.