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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Seahawks’ Maxwell Welcomes Green Bay Attention

Will Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers dare throw a pass in the vicinity of Seattle’s Richard Sherman during Sunday’s NFC Championship Game?  Rodgers purposely avoided the NFL’s best shut down corner in the opening week […]

1090 The Fan–01/14/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 1-13-2015

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

1090 The Fan–01/13/2015

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Tackling Sets Seahawks Apart In Playoffs

Some defenses in the National Football League are blessed with great athletes. Others hide weaknesses with unique schemes. The Seattle Seahawks’ defense has great athletes, a simple scheme, and players who enjoy doling out bone-crunching tackles.

1090 The Fan–01/08/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 1-6-2015

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

1090 The Fan–01/06/2015

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Seahawks Big Favorites Over Carolina

Las Vegas oddsmakers are convinced the defending Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks will roll past the Carolina Panthers in Saturday night’s NFC Divisional Playoff game at CenturyLink Field.  The Hawks open as nearly 11 point […]

1090 The Fan–01/05/2015

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 12-30-2014

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

1090 The Fan–12/30/2014

Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright talks with 1090TheFan about his versatility.

Right Move Extending Seahawks Wright

If there’s one thing we’ve learned during coach Pete Carroll’s tenure with the Seattle Seahawks, he values a player with versatility

1090 The Fan–12/18/2014

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Blitzing Cards A Concern For Seahawks

While Russell Wilson has the uncanny ability to elude tacklers and make something out of nothing, the Seattle Seahawks would prefer to keep him clean in the pocket this Sunday night at Arizona.  Protecting Wilson […]

1090 The Fan–12/17/2014

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Seattle Thunderbirds Coach’s Show 12-16-2014

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

1090 The Fan–12/16/2014

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Swartz: Secondary Options For Seahawks Defense

Opponents know better than to throw in the direction of Seahawks’ pro bowl corner back Richard Sherman or free safety Earl Thomas. Lately, testing young defensive backs Byron Maxwell and Tharold Simon has been no […]

1090 The Fan–12/10/2014

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