DETROIT, MI – January 22, 2024 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that Anthony Bellino, a well-known Detroit area sports personality, debuts today as Co-Host of 760 WJR’s “SportsWrap.” Bellino joins “SportsWrap” Host and Lions great, Lomas Brown, for the one-hour show and can be heard weeknights from 6:00pm-7:00pm.
Bellino is currently part of the Detroit sports scene as an In-Game Host for the Detroit Lions and University of Michigan football program and serves as the Public Address Announcer for the University of Michigan men’s and women’s basketball programs and the University of Toledo men’s and women’s basketball programs. He comes to 760 WJR from the Toledo radio market. Bellino spends his free time helping his family at their Monroe grocery store, Danny’s Fine Foods, where he works as a fourth-generation butcher.
Steve Finateri, Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Detroit, said: “SportsWrap covers a wide range of sports topics and features expert analysis from some of the most respected voices in the industry. With Anthony joining Lions great Lomas Brown, the show will continue to entertain and engage Detroit sports fans with insightful commentary and lively discussions.”
Ann Thomas, Program Director, 760 WJR, commented: “Anthony Bellino started his broadcasting career as an intern for the “Paul W. Smith Show” in 2007. I could not be more pleased to welcome him back to the Great Voice of the Great Lakes as a seasoned sports professional ready to bring our listeners timely and thoughtful insights on Detroit’s sports scene.”
Anthony Bellino remarked: “What an honor and a privilege it is to be joining the Great Voice of the Great Lakes, 760 WJR. I can’t wait to contribute to the station’s legendary broadcasting history and make some new history of our own. The phone call from WJR was really a full-circle moment, having started my broadcasting career as an intern on the Paul W. Smith Show during the summer of 2007. I can’t wait to get started and to host SportsWrap with my good friend Lomas Brown.”
Lomas Brown added: “Anthony Bellino – known to me as “AB” – brings the energy that will make this a great sports show for the State of Michigan.”
For more information or to stream “SportsWrap,” visit: https://www.wjr.com/sportswrap/.
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