Veterans Swann, Woodrum host award-winning drive-time radio
HUNTINGTON – The “Insider Sportsline,” a weekday, drive-time show on “SuperTalk 94.1 FM and AM 930 of Kindred Communications, has won the “Best Talk Show” award for 2012 from the West Virginia Broadcasters Association.
The state award was for all radio talk shows, news or sports, in the Large Market category (Huntington, Charleston, Morgantown-Fairmont-Clarksburg). The 2012 awards were announced Saturday, Feb. 23 at the 10th annual WVBA Awards Dinner in Charleston.
“Insider Sportsline,” hosted by longtime Huntington radio broadcasters Paul Swann and Woody Woodrum, airs Monday-Friday from 4-6 p.m. The duo also hosts pregame and postgame shows on “Supertalk” for Marshall football and men’s basketball games.
“This award was long overdue,” said Mike Kirtner, president of Kindred Communications. “Paul and Woody are the perfect team. Paul can be pretty blunt and Woody is the perfect fan.”
“I’m glad they work for Kindred…but, I’d listen to them even if they didn’t.”
“Insider Sportsline” is the broadcast outlet for the Herd Insider magazine, which Kindred Communications publishes 29 times annually. The Herd Insider website is at GoHerd.com.
The WVBA honor adds to Herd Insider honors for 2012.
First-year Herd Insider Editor Jack Bogaczyk was voted the West Virginia Sportswriter of the Year for 2012 by state members of the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association in Salisbury, N.C. It is Bogaczyk’s third state sportswriter honor
Keith Morehouse, a Herd Insider columnist and the WSAZ Television sports director, was named the West Virginia Sportscaster of the Year for 2012 by the NSSA.
Kindred Communications is celebrating 20 years of local broadcasting in the Huntington/Ashland radio market. Kindred Communication is the parent company for SuperTalk 94.1 FM and AM 930, The Dawg, 93.7 FM; The Planet, 92.7FM/98.5 FM; Hits 97.9 FM; Big Buck Country 101.5 FM; ESPN 1340 AM; Herd Insider magazine; and Kindred Konnect.