SportsJam with Doug Doyle, which began as a podcast and on-demand feature in 2008, is now an important part of WBGO's regular programming lineup on Wednesday nights at 7:30pm. The show rotates monthly with Conversations with Allan Wolper. Hosted by WBGO's News and Sports Director Doug Doyle, SportsJam has recently received national and state awards from PRNDI, NYABJ and the Associated Press for its revealing interviews. Many of Doug's guests talk about the synergy between sports and jazz. SportsJam with Doug Doyle can also be found as a free podcast on iTunes.
"The show keeps gaining more attention and it's exciting," says Doyle. "SportsJam aims at drawing in people from all walks of life to WBGO."
Doug has been covering local sports in New Jersey for more than 30 years. The Pennsylvania State University grad, was a starter on Franklin Regional's high school baseball and basketball teams in Murrysville, Pennsylvania. His daughter Casey is a second-degree black belt in karate and attends Montclair State University.