4
| Media |

Dino Costa goes national -- Siriusly

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Westword profile subject Dino Costa places first among controversial radio sports yakkers in Denver -- and probably in the same position when it comes to the person his colleagues would most like to see flop. No wonder so few tears fell after he parted under much-debated circumstances from the now-defunct DenverSportsRadio.com shortly after he helped found it. But sorry, Dino haters: Costa's got a new gig, and it's a plum one. Starting tonight from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m., The Dino Costa Show debuts on Sirius/XM Radio's "Mad Dog" channel, developed by New York personality Christopher "Mad Dog" Russo. The show can be heard on channel 123 on Sirius, channel 144 on XM. According to Costa, responding via e-mail, the program will follow Russo's Monday through Friday, "and I am contracted to do thirty Saturday programs each year after pro and college football season is over." He adds that "concurrent with all of this, I am in the midst of creating a much bigger and much better online radio initiative, with the details to be released shortly."

Consider yourselves warned.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.