WWTX radio officials announced Tuesday that veteran sports radio/television host, journalist and sought-after commentator Stephen A. Smith will be the new morning drive host on 1290 The Ticket (WWTX AM).


WWTX radio officials announced Tuesday that veteran sports radio/television host, journalist and sought-after commentator Stephen A. Smith will be the new morning drive host on 1290 The Ticket (WWTX AM).  Smith will lend his expert analysis, straight-forward commentary and unique perspective to discuss all things sports and entertainment, as well as breaking news beginning January 4, 2010.   

In addition to his morning show airing weekdays from 6-9 a.m. on 1290 The Ticket (WWTX AM), Smith will continue to serve as a sports columnist for The Philadelphia Inquirer and political/lifestyle commentator for several cable news networks.

“I can't begin to convey how excited I am. I've thoroughly missed being on the airwaves expressing myself, my thoughts and my passions,” stated Smith.  I'm hyped, psyched and ready to go. Buckle up and let's get this party started!"

“We couldn’t be happier to welcome someone of Stephen’s caliber to Wilmington on  
1290 The Ticket (WWTX AM) commented Market Manager, Chris Walus. “His broadcast
experience and industry connections, combined with his tell-it-like-it-is style, will make a great
addition to the top-quality, sports entertainment programming we deliver to our audience every
day on 1290 The Ticket (WWTX AM).”