John Tautges

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John Tautges is a veteran radio sports announcer with Dial Global. He has been a radio broadcaster for twenty three years.

Before Westwood One[edit]

Tautges started his career in Rapid City, South Dakota at a small radio station and was the public address announcer for the Detroit Red Wings. He also anchored sportscasts for the Associated Press Radio Network.

Career at Dial Global[edit]

He is the lead announcer for golf and college football. He also does play-by-play for college basketball during the regular season and does studio hosting for the NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. He also did some studio hosting for the NFL on Westwood One and hosted Sports World Roundup. He also anchors the Wimbledon Championships for professional tennis. He also serves as a co-anchor for Dial Global's coverage of the Olympic Games. He has also hosted The Final Four Show and Championship Monday.


Tautges grew up in Minneapolis and resides in Alexandria, Virginia with his wife.