Lachlan McLean

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Lachlan McLean is a radio and television host in Louisville, Kentucky.

He co-hosts "The Midday Rush" on ESPN680 (WHBE-AM) with Andy Sweeney. The show started in March 2016 and airs from 10:00am-12:00n ET. He is also a guest analyst twice a week on "KSTV", a daily TV show on Charter cable dedicated to University of Kentucky sports.

McLean is best known as the host of the popular radio show "Sports Talk 840" (formerly "Sports Talk 84") on WHAS-AM radio in Louisville, hosting from July 2004 to May 2015. His show aired weeknights from 7:00-9:00pm ET and he also delivered the afternoon sportscasts for the Terry Meiners Show. In February 2015, McLean announced he would leave to show to move to Charlotte, North Carolina after his wife was hired for a job there. In April 2015, WHAS-AM announced it would discontinue the sports talk show after his departure, ending a tradition that started in the 1980s.[1] In January 2016 McLean moved back to Louisville with his family.

Before his radio career, McLean worked as a television sports Anchor/Reporter at WFXL-TV in Albany, Georgia, WRDW-TV in Augusta, Georgia and WHAS-TV in Louisville. He also worked in station promotions for WBKI-TV in Louisville.

He graduated from the University of Virginia with an Economics degree in 1989 and was a corporate finance analyst for Lehman Brothers in New York City. His first sports job was a production position at ESPN in 1992.

He is married to former WAVE-TV reporter Carolyn Gaeta and they have two daughters.


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