Cumulus Media announces the return of Andy Gresh to the Providence airwaves as the new 6pm-9pm host on Providence heritage talker WPRO-AM.
With his truly unique brand of sports talk, Andy will talk all things sports including Red Sox, Patriots, Celtics, Bruins as well as college and high school. He’ll entertain sports fans who have yearned for local sports in the market for nearly a decade. The Gresh Show will debut on Monday, April 17th at 6pm.
From 2005-2014, Gresh was the pre-game, halftime, and post-game analyst on the New England Patriots radio network. He has been a part of 3 Super Bowl broadcasts and has covered 3 World Series, one Stanley Cup Final, and numerous NBA playoff series with an NBA Finals in 2007. Gresh has also been a college football color analyst for various networks since 2007, and has provided sports commentary and analysis since the early 2000’s for television entities like CSNNE & SNY. Gresh graduated (allegedly) with a degree in journalism from the University of Rhode Island in 1997. He was a 2-year letterman, and starting offensive lineman on the URI football team.
“I’m excited to come back to where it all started for me 20 years ago. It’s time to turn nights at WPRO on its ear and let Rhode Island take back its sports talk,” said Gresh. WPRO Program Director Tony Mascaro added, “This market has waited almost 10 years to bring back local sports to the airwaves. I am so thrilled to welcome Andy home. The combination of our heritage talk team and The Gresh Show with sports at night and his unique style will give Rhode Islanders that perfect mix of local talk and local sports.”
As of April 17th, the WPRO live and local lineup weekday schedule is as follows:
6-9am: Gene Valicenti
9-Noon: Tara Granahan
Noon-3pm: Matt Allen
3-6pm: Dan Yorke
6-9pm: The Gresh Show