Joined by Ryen Russillo, The Scott Van Pelt Show show adopts the atmosphere of two pals talking sports, sharing their opinions and personalities with listeners and viewers who will be encouraged to share calls, e-mails and photos, which is displayed on the show’s page on ESPNRadio.com. Scott Van Pelt continues to anchor the 9 p.m. SportsCenter four nights a week.
Van Pelt joined ESPN from The Golf Channel (1994-2000) in Spring 2001 as the network’s lead professional golf reporter, and has become one of SportCenter’s primary anchors. A native of Brookville, Md., Van Pelt graduated from the University of Maryland, and began his sports broadcasting career at WTTG-TV (FOX) in Washington, D.C. in 1990. Russillo is a veteran of the Boston radio and TV scene, and knows his way around ESPN Radio’s Bristol, Conn. studios, having hosted several shows and filled in on others in recent years.