Bill Swartz

One of the Pacific Northwest’s most versatile talents, Bill Swartz joins Seattle’s newest sports station 1090 The Fan as a co-host and sports update anchor.

Swartz is an award winning radio sports and news reporter, who’s also entertained and hosted hundreds of charity, sports, and business events all over the country.

Sports with Swartz has covered all the major sports events from  Final 4’s, to the Superbowl, MLB playoffs, PGA Championship,and NBA Finals.  He was the sideline announcer for the Washington Husky football team during the 1990’s glory years, and used his voice impersonations during the highly popular Husky Tailgate parties. His biggest thrill was play-by-play for the World Champion Kirkland Little League baseball team. 

You can catch Bill in ESPN and Pac12 television documentaries about the Kirkland and Husky teams.  He has also been the guy who does pre-game interviews with Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, and Sounders coach Sigi Schmid.

Living in Washington State for the majority of his life, Bill has enjoyed entertaining and informing audiences in person, via the internet, or radio/television.

Swartz has a grown daughter and son. He and his biggest fan, wife Connie, enjoy golf, games, and wine country.

Connect with Bill:
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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 4-14-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk and Thunderbirds radio play by play announcer Thom Beuning to recap the playoffs and look ahead to next season.

1090 The Fan–04/14/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 3-31-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk and General Manager Russ Farwell to discuss the upcoming playoff games.

1090 The Fan–03/31/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 3-24-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk, Defenseman Jerret Smith, and play by play announcer Thom Beuning to discuss the upcoming playoff games.

1090 The Fan–03/24/2015

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Swartz: Zags Should Pretend To Be Cinderella Again

I can still feel the energy surge from the crowd at Seattle’s Key Arena as Matt Santangelo found Richie Frahm for a 3 pointer, and Casey Calvary leaped up to block a shot. That was the Gonzaga University basketball team which cherished the under dog mentality and far exceeded expectations in the NCAA tournament

1090 The Fan–03/19/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 3-17-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk to discuss this weeks upcoming games.

1090 The Fan–03/17/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 3-10-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk and defencemen Evan Wardley to discuss this weeks upcoming games.

1090 The Fan–03/10/2015

Tyrone Mears (Photo by Chris Brunskill/Getty Images)

Mears Adds Quality To Already Talented Sounders FC

Entering the 2015 Major League Soccer season, Seattle Sounders FC had few holes to fill, and just a couple questions about the starting 11

1090 The Fan–03/09/2015

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Sounders FC Ready For Season Opener, If There Is One

The labor dispute between Major League Soccer and player’s union has reached a critical stage with a possible strike vote either tonight or Wednesday morning

1090 The Fan–03/03/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 2-24-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk to discuss this weeks upcoming games.

1090 The Fan–02/24/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 2-17-2015

Bill Swartz sits down with Seattle Thunderbirds Head Coach Steve Konowalchuk and forward Keegan Kolesar to discuss this weeks upcoming games.

1090 The Fan–02/17/2015

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