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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.

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Russell Wilson is the leader of the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 12/26: Wilson Shakes Off A Bad Day

Russell Wilson is human.  I know that might come as a shock for many Seahawks’ fans who have adored the escape-artist quarterback since he burst on the scene last season.  Seattle’s offensive star admitted he [...]

1090 The Fan–12/26/2013

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VMAC Report 12/20: Hawks Shuffle O-Line for Arizona

Seattle managed to whip the Arizona Cardinals in week 7 without starting offensive tackles Breno Giacomini and Russell Okung.  Now in week 16 the Seahawks will once again have to replace a starting lineman.   [...]

1090 The Fan–12/20/2013

(photo credit: Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 12/19: Seahawks Expect Tough Fight With Cards

Seattle’s 34-22 victory at Arizona last October was a bit easier than the final score suggests.  The Hawks also embarrassed the Cardinals 58-0 at CenturyLink Field last December.  No one on the Seattle roster expects [...]

1090 The Fan–12/19/2013

Brandon Browner (Getty Images)

VMAC Report 12/18: Seahawks Finally Get Browner Decision

It was not the news the Seattle Seahawks were hoping for, but at least it was news.  Ian Rapaport of NFL.com reports Seattle cornerback Brandon Browner has been suspended indefinitely for violating the league’s substance [...]

1090 The Fan–12/18/2013

Eddie Johnson (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Sounders Part Company With Eddie Johnson

The writing was on the wall a few weeks ago when Seattle Sounders FC made midfielder Osvaldo Alonso one of their designated players.  Their intentions became more clear last week when they traded with FC [...]

1090 The Fan–12/17/2013

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VMAC Report 12/13: Seahawks Ready For Sleeping Giants

What kind of New York Giants football team will the Seattle Seahawks face Sunday at MetLife Stadium?  Will it be the club that lost badly in San Diego last Sunday, or the Giants team that [...]

1090 The Fan–12/13/2013

Russell Wilson (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 12/12: Wilson Sticking To Football

Bo Jackson and Deion Sanders did it well.  Michael Jordan not so much.  Russell Wilson tried it before.  They are all tremendous athletes who have been good enough to take a stab at professional  baseball. [...]

1090 The Fan–12/12/2013

Malcolm Smith is Seahawks   starting linebacker against the Giants this Sunday. photo Bill Swartz 1090thefan

VMAC Report 12/11: Harvin, Browner Not Practicing

Receiver Percy Harvin has missed the last two Seahawks football games with a sore, tight hip, and it doesn’t appear he will be ready to face the Giants in the Meadowlands this Sunday. Seattle coach [...]

1090 The Fan–12/11/2013

Chris Petersen introduced as the new Huskies head coach (Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Timing Right For Huskies, Petersen

Chris Petersen inherits a young team that graduates 14 seniors, including just eight who were on the two-deep depth chart.

1090 The Fan–12/09/2013

Pete Carroll (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

VMAC Report 12/6: Seahawks Ready To Clinch Division In San Francisco

Yes,  playing on Monday night made it a short work week for the Seahawks to prepare for Sunday’s battle with the 49ers in San Francisco.  From all indications Seattle is very health, and more than [...]

1090 The Fan–12/06/2013

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