The Fan’s Adam and Joe Named to Industry List of ‘Important Talk Radio Hosts in America’

Adam Gold & Joe OviesWCMC-FM’s (99.9 FM The Fan) afternoon duo Adam Gold and Joe Ovies highlight a list of local, regional and national personalities heard on Capitol Broadcasting Company’s Triangle sports radio station named to TALKERS Magazine’s inaugural “Heavy Hundred of Sports Talk.  The 100 Most Important Sports Talk Radio Hosts in America.”

The radio industry trade publication ranked sports talk hosts, duos, or ensembles for one to 100 based on a set of criteria that included ratings, revenue generated.  The magazine also enlisted the help of industry leaders in compiling the list.

Gold and Ovies who are heard weekday afternoons from 3 pm to 7 pm on 99.9 The Fan ranked 55th on the list. 

Capitol Broadcasting Sports Radio Operations Manager and Program Director Jason Dixon said, “It is an honor to see Adam and Joe recognized by others in our industry.  They work hard every day to turn out an entertaining and informative show for our listeners and to get results for our advertisers.” 

Dixon continued, “Seeing 10 of our shows on this list speaks to the commitment to quality programming that Capitol Broadcasting has made to its listeners.”

A total of 10 personalities or duos appear on CBC’s Triangle sports radio stations appeared on the list:



Time Slot and Station


Jim Rome

Noon to 2 pm on WDNC-AM 620 (620 The Buzz) and WCMC-HD3 99.9 HD3 (99.9 HD3 The Ticket)


Dan Patrick

9 am to noon on 620 The Buzz


Mike Greenberg and Mike Golic

6 am to 10 am on 99.9 FM The Fan


Colin Cowherd

10 am to noon on 99.9 FM The Fan


Petros Papadakis and Matt “Money” Smith

7 pm to 10 pm on 620 The Buzz


Adam Gold and Joe Ovies

3 pm to 7 pm on 99.9 FM The Fan


Taylor Zarzour and Marc James

4 pm to 7 pm on 620 The Buzz


Craig Shemon

Noon to 2 pm and 3 pm to 4 pm on 99.9 HD3 The Ticket


Mike Hill and Mark Schlereth

7 pm to 10 pm on 99.9 FM The Fan


Travis Rodgers

4 pm to 7 pm on 99.9 HD3 The Ticket

Thanks to 99.9 The Fan’s Luanne Lane for this capcom story & graphic.


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