Tim Spence

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Jack-FM off the air because of High Park fire -- but hoping to return today

    The still raging High Park fire near Fort Collins has wreaked plenty of havoc, what with one resident, Linda Steadman, killed in the blaze's early days and 189 homes confirmed destroyed at this writing. It's also disrupted plenty of businesses, including Jack-FM, which has been off the air for well ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2010

    The Ticket: New sports-talk station on 87.7 FM, ESPN Deportes on 102.3, Jack stays at 105.5

    Tom Manoogian.​Things are changing fast for Denver's latest sports-talk radio station. Last week, both co-owner Dealin' Doug Moreland and morning host/Channel 4 anchor Vic Lombardi told us the new station would debut today at 102.3 FM, which had been simulcasting Jack-FM along with 105.5 FM. N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    R.I.P. veteran sports-talk host Thierry Smith

    Thierry Smith.​Former Westword staffer T.R. Witcher's 1997 profile of Thierry Smith, whose death was confirmed earlier today, is entitled "The Quiet Man" -- and the phrase summed up one of the most unusual personalities in local media. Unlike the vast majority of other sports-talk-radio specia ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2008

    FM 104.3/The Fan's morning and afternoon teams to go head-to-head

    The Sports Guys, Sandy Clough and Mike Evans. Last week, when I spoke to FM 104.3/The Fan's program director, Tim Spence, for a blog entitled "What's behind Irv and Joe's move from 104.3/The Fan to ESPN Radio?," Spence made it clear that the Denver Post's Jim Armstrong, who had been partnering wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2008

    What's behind Irv and Joe's move from 104.3/The Fan to ESPN Radio?

    Irv Brown and Joe Williams. Yesterday afternoon, Lincoln Financial Media Company of Colorado, which owns FM-104.3/The Fan and KEPN/1600 AM, the area's ESPN affiliate, announced a big change in the key afternoon-drive slot: On October 20, Irv Brown and Joe Williams, who've manned this time period a ... More >>

  • News

    November 6, 2003

    Homer Runs

    Calculating the pluses and minuses of rah-rah sports coverage.

  • News

    September 6, 2001

    Two-Way Player

    Mark Schlereth tries to balance local radio with a rising TV career.

  • News

    October 7, 1999

    Hammer Time

    Up, up and away with Denver's most entertaining traffic reporter.

  • News

    September 23, 1999

    Station to Station

    Denver's two public-television stations get together, technically speaking.