Hans Olsen moving from ESPN 700 to 1280 The Zone
One of Utah's best-known sports radio personalities is making a jump to a new home on the dial.
The Tribune has learned that 1280 AM The Zone is preparing to announce that Hans Olsen, the current cohost of ESPN 700's afternoon show, will join the station to host a midday show with Scott Garrard. The new show -- and Olsen's contract with the station -- is expected to be announced near the end of the week. The new show will debut Tuesday, May 27, and air weekdays from noon until 3 p.m.
A former all-conference lineman at BYU and NFL veteran, Olsen has hosted morning and afternoon sports talk radio, and is expected to bolster The Zone's midday local offerings. Jake Scott and Tony Parks' show will be shortened from 10 a.m. to noon.<
(Editor's note: Tribune columnist Gordon Monson is an afternoon show host on The Zone.)
— Kyle Goon