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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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Peyton Manning, (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Swartz: Seahawks Must Make Manning Move

55 touchowns and just 10 interceptions.   20  sacks  all season, and none in 79 pass attempts in two playoff games.  The Denver Broncos offensive line protects Peyton Manning, and he delivers accurate throws, points, [...]

1090 The Fan–01/31/2014

SEATTLE - DECEMBER 22: Fans of the Seattle Seahawks cheer against the Arizona Cardinals on December 22, 2013 at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/24/14: Hawks Ready To Take Flight

The NFC Champion Seahawks wrapped up the Renton portion of their Superbowl practices Friday afternoon, taking advantage of sunshine and 50 degree temperatures for another outdoor session. Seattle head coach Pete Carroll thought the week [...]

1090 The Fan–01/24/2014

Doug Baldwin (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/23/14: Seahawks Tune Out Distractions

Many teams which are fortunate enough to make it to the Super Bowl aren’t prepared to deal with the circus atmosphere, becoming distracted with the fan parties and media hype.  While few Seahawks players have [...]

1090 The Fan–01/23/2014

Percy Harvin (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/22/14: Harvin Returns To Super Bowl Practice

The Seahawks launched their Superbowl practices in Renton with #11 joining the offense.  Receiver/ return man Percy Harvin was a full participant, obviously receiving clearance from team doctors and an independent neurologist following a concussion [...]

1090 The Fan–01/22/2014

KJ Wright (Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/17/2014: Harvin Out, Wright In

It was mixed injury news following the Seahawks final full practice prior to their Sunday NFC Championship Game against the San Francisco 49ers. Receiver/return man Percy Harvin will not play because he could not pass [...]

1090 The Fan–01/17/2014

(Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/16/2014: Seahawks Receivers More Than Harvin

Percy Harvin has still not cleared the required NFL concussion tests and was held out of his second straight practice as the Seahawks prepare to face the San Francisco 49ers for the NFC Championship. At [...]

1090 The Fan–01/16/2014

Richard Sherman leads the Legion of Boom against the Saints, looking for a repeat performance. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/15/2014; Let’s Get Physical

Physical, intense, get down get dirty, smash-mouth football.  That’s what the Seattle Seahawks want and expect from the San Francisco 49-ers in Sunday’s NFC Championship game. “We definitely have to have our big boy pants [...]

1090 The Fan–01/15/2014

(Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Swartz: In Seahawks’ Wilson We Trust

The Seattle Seahawks are 14-and-3 this season,  have lost only  one home game in the last two years, and are favored to beat the visiting San Francisco 49ers for the NFC crown this Sunday.  Yet [...]

01/14/2014

Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes against the New Orleans Saints at CenturyLink Field on December 2, 2013. (credt: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Swartz: Keys To Seahawks Playoff Win Over Saints

The Seattle weather forecast for tomorrow; 100 percent chance of rain with gusty SSW winds.  No better time for the Seahawks to give the visiting New Orleans Saints a heavy dose of “beast mode” in [...]

1090 The Fan–01/10/2014

Drew Brees (Elsa/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 1/8: Seahawks Insist ‘All About Us’

Yes, Drew Brees is one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play in the National Football League.  True, the New Orleans Saints have a creative head coach in Sean Payton, and a much improved defense. [...]

1090 The Fan–01/08/2014

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