Tommy Craft had hoped to get his morning show, The Morning Rush, on in the Little Rock market in May. It didn’t work out but six months later it made its debut on new sports talk station the Source 93.3 FM.
The deal came to fruition when former Arkansas basketball star Pat Bradley announced he was leaving The Source in early November. He and former Razorbacks standout quarterback Clint Stoerner began hosting Bradley and Stoerner in the Morning in May.
When Bradley left, station co-owner Steve Renfro, a Northwest Arkansas businessman, contacted Craft, who is the station manager at ESPN 96.3in Fort Smith and has co-hosted The Morning Rush with Derek Ruscin since 2008.
The two parties struck a deal quickly and Stoerner, whose contact was up at the end of this month, was re-signed by Capital City Broadcasting, and joined the Morning Rush. The show began airing Nov. 25.
The partnership means the show that runs weekdays from 6-9 AM not only in the Little Rock market but can also be heard in Fayetteville on 99.5 FM and in Nashville on 105.5 FM. Those stations had run B&S in the morning. The Morning Rush’s other affiliate besides, the strong … Read more >