Scott Kaplan

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Scott Kaplan is an American radio personality and current co-host for "The Scott and BR Show" on The Mighty 1090.

Early life and education[edit]

Kaplan attended Coral Springs High School in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida and received a football scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh as a placekicker.[1]


Scott Kaplan is the Host and Executive Producer of the longest running sports radio show in Southern California, The Scott and BR Show, on the Mighty 1090 in San Diego and Los Angeles. In addition to being an on-air personality, Scott is a media entrepreneur, working as an executive producer, content provider, fund raiser, and marketing director for various media companies. Scott is also on the sidelines of NFL games as a television reporter for CBS Sports, and a commentator for Westwood One radio.

Prior to beginning his career as a broadcaster, Scott was a place kicker at the University of Pittsburgh. While at Pitt from 1988 to1992, Scott was the team’s leading scorer for three seasons. Scott is still an avid athlete and competitor. For many years, Scott participated in the Million Dollar Challenge, cycling over 600 miles from San Francisco to San Diego, and helping raise over 5 million dollars for Challenged Athletes Foundation. In 2010, Scott completed the ‘toughest endurance race in the world,’ the Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii. In 2016, Scott was part of a 12-man cycling team that competed in The Race Across America, an ultra-marathon cycling race, from Oceanside, CA to Annapolis, Maryland. The team completed this grueling, cross-country, around the clock race in 6 days.

Scott is involved with various San Diego area charities, including Computers to San Diego Kids (C2SDK) and Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

On the weekends you can find Scott on one of the various youth sports fields throughout San Diego cheering on his 4 children in their various sporting endeavors.

To learn more about how Scott’s broadcasting career evolved, listen to this great podcast interview of Scott by Barrett Sports Media.

http://sportsradiopd.com/2017/03/bsmp5-scott-kaplan-mighty-1090/

References[edit]

  1. ^ BOETEL, RAY. "Pitt Likes Tale Of This Tape Hot Video Earns Kicker Scholarship". Sun Sentinel. Retrieved 27 May 2015.