George Dunham

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George Dunham
Birth name George William Dunham
Born (1965-06-28) June 28, 1965 (age 49)
Chicago, Illinois
Show Dunham & Miller morning show
Station(s) KTCK 1310 AM
Time slot 5:30-10:00 AM
Country United States
Website http://www.theticket.com/Shows/TheMusers/tabid/418/Default.aspx

George William Dunham Dunham (born San Antonio, Texas, June 28, 1965) is an American radio personality and member of the "Dunham & Miller" morning show, heard 5:30-10:00 AM on sports radio KTCK 1310 AM [1] in Dallas, Texas. Dunham co-hosts the show with long-time friend and college roommate Craig Miller, as well as Gordon Keith.

A 1988 honors graduate of the University of North Texas, Dunham has served as the football play-by-play commentator (with color analyst Hank Dickenson) for the school's Mean Green Radio Network since 1994. Mr. Dunham is referred to as "The Voice Of The Mean Green." Dunham's first on-air experience was at KNTU, the University of North Texas campus radio station. Dunham's son was offered and accepted a football scholarship to attend UNT beginning in fall of 2010.

Dunham started his professional broadcasting career at KRLD working as a sports reporter for Brad Sham and Chuck Cooperstein.

From 1999 to 2009, Dunham served as the public address announcer for the Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium. When the team moved to Cowboys Stadium, Dunham was replaced by local DFW DJ Jody Dean. This is referred to often on the Ticket, as several characters during skits will jokingingly refer to Dunham as "Jody".

Dunham also provided play-by-play commentary for the Arena League's Dallas Desperados.

Dunham is best known for not reading old news.

Dunham has twice been a finalist for National Major Market Personalities of the Year in the NAB Marconi Radio Awards.[2]

Emergency Brake Of The Week[edit]

Dunham is the host of the show's weekly "Emergency Brake of The Week" segment. The segment highlights moments during the past week of programming on the station in which a host or guest has made a comment that caused the broadcast to stop and acknowledge the comment. The moments are then voted on by listeners via phone. The voting is famous for callers using Dunham as a punchline in some sort of comment without actually voting.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sportsradio 1310 The Ticket - The Musers - Dunham and Miller". Retrieved 2009-02-08. 
  2. ^ Dempsey, John Mark. "“We Talk about Life”—KTCK, The Ticket, and the Influence of Guy Talk on Sports-Talk Radio." Journal of Radio & Audio Media 15.2 (2008): 184-196.

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