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.

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Seattle's O'Brien Schofield rushes the quarterback. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Swartz: Seahawks Pass Rush Starts With Run Defense

The NFL’s top ranked defenses are showcased Thanksgiving night when the 7-4 Seahawks take on the 7-4 49ers at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California.  That’s why most football analysts and fans are expecting a […]

4 hours ago

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 11-25-2014

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

1090 The Fan–21 hours ago

Center Lemuel Jeanpierre  returns to help the Seahawks.  photo by Bill Swartz, 1090TheFan

Swartz: Center Of Attention Is Seahawks’ Center

A high ankle sprain injury comes at the wrong time for Pro Bowl center Max Unger and the Seattle Seahawks.  Five of the last six games in the regular season are against NFC West opponents, […]

1090 The Fan–11/19/2014

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 11-18-2014

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

1090 The Fan–11/18/2014

Receiver Kasen Williams ready for his last game in Husky Stadium Saturday night.

Swartz: UW Seniors Poised For Husky Stadium Finale

The 2014 Washington Husky football season has not gone the way many had envisioned, especially upperclassmen who have  been so instrumental in restoring respectability to the program. Saturday night the Dawgs host Oregon State in […]

1090 The Fan–11/18/2014

Zach Miller will miss the rest of the Seahawks season (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Swartz: Seahawks Push On Without Mebane And Miller

A heavy dose of injury reality hit the Seattle Seahawks locker room Wednesday afternoon.  Key starters Brandon Mebane and Zach Miller won’t be available for a crucial, regular season seven game stretch run.  Mebane tore […]

1090 The Fan–11/13/2014

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 11-11-2014

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

1090 The Fan–11/11/2014

Seahawks right tackle Justin Britt (Photo credit: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Swartz: Rookies Learn On The Fly With Seahawks

Who knew Justin Britt would become one of the more reliable and healthy starters on the Seattle Seahawks offensive line?  Did anyone believe undrafted free agent Brock Coyle would become a starting middle linebacker in […]

11/06/2014

Junior cornerback Marcus Peters was dismissed from the Washington football program.  (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Swartz: For Washington Huskies, No “I” In Team

From his first day on the job as the University of Washington’s head football coach Chris Petersen made it clear he wants (our kinda guys)  in the Husky’s  program.  With today’s announcement it’s obvious Marcus […]

1090 The Fan–11/06/2014

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 11-4-2014

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

1090 The Fan–11/04/2014

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