Contact ESPN 730 Charlotte
Address: 801 E.Morehead, Charlotte, NC 28202 Suite 305
ESPN 730 Air Staff
Lanny Ford - General Manager/Sales Manager : email@example.com
Bobby Rosinski - Asst Program Director/Co-Host of The Pulse : firstname.lastname@example.org
Chris Allison - Co-Host of The Pulse/ Marketing Rep: email@example.com
Al Gardner - Co-Host of The Bottom Line: firstname.lastname@example.org
Show Host Biographies
Lanny Ford - Ford is General Manager of HRN Broadcasting, Inc.’s four stations includes ESPN 730 and held that position since the inception of the company in 2004. Prior to joining HRN, Ford worked in education and coaching, and started his broadcasting career in 1995 as a play by play announcer for high school sports. As a former Clemson lineman in the late 70’s; sports has been a focus of Ford’s life. Ford holds a BA in Education from Lenoir-Rhyne College, and MA in Education from Appalachian State University. Ford has handled many on-air positions on ESPN 730 from the beginning and currently hosts a daily show “The Bottomline”, color analyst for high school football and for the past 2 seasons worked as color analyst and co-host for the “Alan Major Show” for the Charlotte 49er’s men’s basketball team. Lanny is married to Kim an instructor at Catawba Valley Community College.
Previously, Rosinski worked for
Rosinski grew up outside Washington, D.C. and has also spent time in Atlanta before settling in Charlotte in the mid-90s. Rosinski graduated from Appalachian State University with a BA in Electronic Media and Broadcasting in 2006.
Chris Allison - Chris Allison joined the ESPN 730 team in September, 2013. He comes to Charlotte after spending nearly nine years in Wichita, Kansas, where he hosted a morning show, "The Gameplan," along with pregame shows for Wichita State Men's Basketball. Prior to moving to Wichita in 2005, Chris spent eight years working as the Sports Director at KSAL in his home town of Salina, Kansas. He also was part of the Kansas State Sports Network from 2002-2004, working as the Sideline Reporter for Football, and also as a fill-in Color Analyst for Men's Basketball. Chris was named the 2001 and 2002 Oscar Stauffer Award Winner for his efforts covering high school sports in Kansas. Chris is married to Reba Allison, and they have five young children.
Al Gardner - Al was WBT's morning host from mid 1997 until the end of 2011, when he left to help an old friend who was attempting to develop radio stations in New York, Chicago, and Philadelphia, accepting the position of Vice President of Programming and on air host. Missing Charlotte terribly, Al returned in mid 2013, discovered ESPN 730 and is now co-hosting "The Bottom Line" with Lanny Ford. While at WBT, Al had the privilege of interviewing the top names in local news and sports, received many of the industry's top awards, and enjoyed top rankings in both ratings and in sales, as a spokesperson for Harris Teeter, Time Warner, Diamonds Direct, Ballantyne Center for Dentistry, Tyndall Furniture Galleries, Miracle Ear, as well as car dealers and local home improvement companies.