John Kincade

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For the singer of the early 1970s band, see Kincade (band). For the American politician, see John Kincaid. For other uses of Kincade, see Kincade (disambiguation).

John Kincade is a sports talk show host based in Atlanta, Georgia for WCNN 680 "The Fan". John has co-hosted (with former University of Georgia national championship quarterback, Buck Belue) the afternoon drive show Buck and Kincade since September 2000 (more than 2,000 shows).[1] Kincade previously worked as a sports talkshow host on 790 The Zone in Atlanta[2] and was a contributor to the popular WIP Morning Show in Philadelphia with Angelo Cataldi from 1992-1994.

John formerly hosted The John Kincade Show on ESPN Radio, but this contract ended and he moved to CBS Radio. While working with ESPN Radio he served as a fill-in host on The Herd and other programs.[2]

John also is the host for the Thrashers Pregame and Postgame Show and is also the Rinkside Reporter for SportSouth for all Home games. Kincade served as radio anchor of Final Four coverage from Atlanta in 2007 for the network.

Kincade appeared on the ESPN Classic programs Classic Now and Missing Link and on ESPN News Hot List.

He received a Chairman's Citation from the National Leukemia and Lymphoma Society for his work with the charity in 2007. Kincade hosts the annual "Strike Out Leukemia and Lymphoma Radiothon" annually on 680 The Fan. The 2008 event raised over $112,000 dollars and in eight years the event has raised over $700,000.

Kincade was the subject of a feature in Cigar Aficionado magazine that recognized him as one of the top talents in American sports talk radio. Others awardees included Hank Goldberg of WQAM, Tom Tolbert of KNBR and Glenn Ordway of WEEI.[3]

A two-time cancer survivor, Kincade is a graduate of the School of Communications at Temple University and is originally from Broomall, Pennsylvania where he graduated from Cardinal O'Hara High School.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Vejnoska, Jill (2008-12-14). "Milestones: A buddy picture—on the radio". Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
  2. ^ a b Manasso, John (2008-07-01). "Kincade signs extension with 680 'The Fan'". Atlanta Business Chronicle. Retrieved 2010-02-24. 
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