Aaron Coleman

Aaron Coleman

Aaron has been working with RCRG since August of 2008 covering various news and sporting events. He graduated in 2003 from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron. He then went onto the University of Akron in May of 2008 with a degree in Radio/TV & Media Productions and a minor in Psychology. It was at WZIP & ZTV where Aaron developed a passion for radio especially Sports Radio. While attending the University of Akron you could hear Aaron on Sundays doing the "Sports Power Talk" program. Aaron covers City Hall, County Council and Akron School Board beats and handles traffic updates weekday afternoons on 1590 WAKR, 97.5 WONE and 94.9 WQMX. You can contact Aaron through the newsroom 330-864-6397 or email acoleman@rcrg.net

Friday, 24 May 2019 15:20

Jasen Sokol Show Podcast 5.24.19

On the Bonzai Friday edition of the Jasen Sokol Show Podcast:

Doug Tayek of Ohio AARP Age Friendly Communites (16.1 seconds) 
Cara Adams the Chief Engineer Bridgestone America racing tires on at Indy this weekend (9:02) 
Adam Liberman on the Akron RubberDucks weekend (18:01) 
  

Sam Bourquin spoke with Pro Football Hall of Famer "Broadway" Joe Namath to talk about his new book All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters. 

Namath, 75, talks about his life journey on and off the field, his struggles, and more. 

 (Photo courtesy of Little, Brown, & Company)

Namath was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1985 after spending the majority of his career with the New York Jets.  

Thursday, 23 May 2019 17:18

Sam and Brad Show Podcast 5.23.19

On the Three Question Thursday edition of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast:

Sandy Alomar Jr joined the show to talk about being an All Star Game ambassador for 2019 in Cleveland (20.9 seconds) 

Brian Anderson, former Tribe pitcher and current Tampa Bay Rays television broadcaster spoke about the series between the Tribe and the Rays.(10:36) 

WKYC's Jimmy Donovan, the radio voice of the Cleveland Browns spoke about emceeing the announcement at Public Square regarding the 2021 NFL Draft coming to Cleveland. He also talked about being a part of the WAKR Speaker Series June 19 at St. George's in Fairlawn. (25:38)

 

Thursday, 23 May 2019 15:55

Jasen Sokol Show Podcast 5.23.19

On the Thursday edition of the Jasen Sokol Show Podcast:
 
  
Lamon Harris program supervisor of BOSS (Building Opportunities for Sustained Success Akron Urban League/ Walk In Closet (15.7 seconds) 
Curtis Baker of AMATS discussed Bridge Repairs (8:03) 
PGA Pro Joe Leenheer: golf news and the tip of the week (19:35) 

Wednesday, 22 May 2019 19:00

Sam and Brad Show Podcast 5.22.19

On the Wednesday edtion of the Sam and Brad Show Podcast:

The fellas weighed in on Cleveland being the host city for the 2021 NFL Draft

Michael Lee of the Athletic joined in to talk NBA Playoffs 

One of the best television producers of our time Dick Ebersol joined the show to talk about being the recipient of the 2019 Pete Rozelle Radio and TV award during Enshrinement Week at the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton. 

Former Tribe and Oakland A's catcher and current A's broadcaster Ray Fosse joined Sam and Brad in Booth 6 at Progressive Field ahead of tonight's game. 

Fosse talked about the Indians and the revitalization of downtown when the Indians hit their peak in the 1990's 

"The beautiful thing about now that you see people come to a game and stay downtown," Fosse said. 

"It's a beautiful city and a growing city and I enjoyed my time here." 

The Cavaliers have their coach in place and are ready to "drive the culture" back to winning basketball.

The Wine and Gold formally introduced John Beilein as the team's head coach to the media today at Cleveland Clinic Courts..

Beilein said this was an opportunity he couldn't pass up.

"I feel so good and I hated leaving a great place like the University of Michigan, it could only be for something special like this, we have something special right here in front of us," he said.

Beilein has coached for over 30 plus years in the collegiate ranks and 12 of those were most recently at the University of Michigan. 

 

 

 

Beilein was joined today by his family, grandchildren and also making statements today were Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert and GM Koby Altman. 

Kevin Kleps, sports business reporter from CraIn's Cleveland Business joined the Sam and Brad Show as they were live from Progressive Field as they discussed the possibility of Cleveland hosting the NFL Draft in 2021.

The announcement will be made in Key Biscayne, Florida tomorrow.

"The Browns and the Greater Cleveland Sports Commission feels pretty good about it (the possibility of the draft coming here)," he said. 

Monday, 20 May 2019 16:10

Sam and Brad Show Podcast 5.20.19

On the Monday edition of the Sam and Brad Show:

Vince Cellini of the Golf Channel and Cavaliers in the Paint spoke about Brooks Koepka winning the PGA Championship and the hire of John Beilein as the next coach of the Cavaliers. (20.1 seconds)

Sam and Brad talked about where the NBA is currently with the Warriors' dominance (14:00) 

Jared Greenberg of NBATV and Sirius XM weighed in on the hire of John Beilein and where the Cavs are as an organization (20:35) 

Monday, 20 May 2019 14:44

Jasen Sokol Show Podcast 5.20.19

On the Monday edition of the Jasen Sokol Show: 

 

Jeff Schudel joins Jasen to talk sports! (16 seconds) 
Keith Stahl talks with Jasen about Community Support Services and efforts to help homelessness. (8:28) 
CBS's Larry Magid talks with Jasen about viruses attacking schools and spam calls. (16:38)

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