WFLI Welcomes Radio/TV Veteran Randy Smith To Its Weekday Lineup

  • Thursday, September 14, 2017
Randy Smith
Randy Smith

Longtime Chattanooga radio and TV sports personality Randy Smith will bring his sports knowledge and opinions back to the air waves.

Beginning Monday, Sept. 18, at 1 p.m. ET, Mr. Smith will join the weekday line up on the newly relaunched WFLI AM-1070. Mr. Smith is best known for his work as the 6pm and 11pm sports anchor at WDEF-TV (News 12) in the 70s and 80s and more recently from 1995 through 2009 with WRCB-TV (Channel 3).  In addition, Mr. Smith was also a fixture for two decades on the statewide Vol Radio Network as part of their pre-game, half-time and post-game features. Mr. Smith, who is semi-retired, is excited about his new endeavor.

"I'm absolutely thrilled to join the team at WFLI. I'm also thankful for this great opportunity to be on the air again and to inform the many thousands of sports fans about issues in the sports world today," Mr. Smith said.

Mr. Smith writes a weekly local sports column for the Chattanoogan.com that will continue.

WFLI General Manager Evan Stone is happy to add the longtime broadcasting professional saying, "Randy is a true sports broadcasting legend, and we are excited to bring him to the legendary WFLI. Randy's almost 50 years of experience in sports broadcasting makes him uniquely qualified to deliver a 2-hour radio show, second to none in the market."

The program will mark the second live weekday show on the now News/Talk/Sports formatted radio station. The information intensive morning show, the Morning's News Watch, hosted by Stone and Mike Powers, which features local and national news, sports, and highlights traffic and weather every 10-minutes all morning, continues to anchor the station's weekday line up.

WFLI AM-1070 is a 50,000 watt radio station licensed to Lookout Mountain-Chattanooga.

Mr. Smith can be reached at 423 605-4727. 

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