BOSTON (CBS) - 98.5 The Sports Hub (WBZ-FM) announced Thursday that Marc Bertrand will join Scott Zolak as co-host on the new "Zolak and Bertrand" show which will premiere on Tuesday, February 17 and air weekdays from 10:00AM to 2:00PM on 98.5 The Sports Hub. The show is also available online at www.cbsbostonsports.com or by downloading the Radio.com app for mobile devices.
Bertrand will also co-host The Sports Hub's Patriots pre- and postgame shows. He joined the station at launch in 2009 from Metro Traffic and has most recently served as the sports headline anchor for the "Felger and Mazz" show.
"Marc's unique opinion on the topics of the day, his local background, and his sense of humor will bring a new, entertaining twist to the midday show," said Mike Thomas, Vice President, Programming, CBS RADIO Boston & Vice President, Sports Programming, CBS RADIO. "Partnered with Scott's never-ending energy level and interesting former pro athlete take, the duo will make for a solid combination."
"I'm beyond thrilled to be moving to middays to work with Scott Zolak," said Bertrand. "Being able to say I've been at The Sports Hub since day one is an incredibly proud moment for me. As someone who was born and raised in Boston, I know it is the best sports town in America with the very best fans. The loyalty of our listeners has driven the success of our station, and I can't wait to interact with them on a daily basis."
Andy Gresh will continue to work with The Sports Hub in a variety of roles.
In addition to his role providing news updates and headlines during the "Felger & Mazz" show, Bertrand also hosted the popular "The Final Word" segment. Previously, he was co-host of the "Bertrand & Gasper" show (broadcast Saturday's 8-11AM) with Christopher Gasper of The Boston Globe. A native of Quincy and a life-long fan of the home-town teams, Bertrand is a graduate of North Quincy High School and UMASS Amherst.
In 2014, The Sports Hub was honored by the National Association of Broadcasters with a Marconi Award for "Sports Station of The Year;" this was the Sports Hub's second Marconi award for "Sports Station of the Year" in the last four years. 98.5 The Sports Hub is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 117 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation's top 50 markets. CBS RADIO also owns and operates WZLX-FM, WODS-FM, WBMX-FM, and WBZ-AM in Boston.
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