Boise, Idaho - Peak Broadcasting and Boise State University jointly announced Wednesday (Sept. 10) the appointment of Abe Jackson as the men’s basketball color analyst for the Peak/Boise State University Sports Radio Network.
In this new position, Jackson will provide vital stats, descriptions, and courtside commentary throughout the game. As a former Boise State basketball starter and local Boise athlete since grade school, Jackson will bring Bronco hoops to life for radio listeners throughout the West.
A lifelong resident of Boise, Jackson graduated from Bishop Kelly High School in 1998, the year they won the state championship. He attended Boise State the following year making the Big West Conference Tournament team as a freshman and All-Western Athletic Conference honors by the time he was a senior. In 2003 He played professional basketball in France (Valence-Condom) returning to the Treasure Valley to complete his degree in Communications at Boise State in 2006.
In making the announcement, Kevin Godwin, SVP/Market Manager of Peak Broadcasting/Boise said, “As the excitement of the 2008-09 Boise State athletic season gets underway, we are proud to welcome Abe to our talented team of broadcast professionals at Peak Broadcasting. Abe’s in depth knowledge of college basketball, Boise State, and the Treasure Valley, will make tuning in Boise State basketball on the Peak/Boise State University Sports Radio Network a truly unique listening experience.”
Locally, Boise State Basketball will be heard on 580 KIDO radio and www.580kido.com.
The first broadcast of BSU basketball will be Monday November 17th against Siena.
The Peak/Boise State University Basketball Sports Radio Network begins a new era of radio play by play with affiliates in Twin Falls on KSNQ-FM (98.3FM), Pocatello on KWIK-AM (1240), Idaho Falls on KID-AM (590), and KYZK-FM (107.5FM) in Sun Valley,
The Peak/Boise State University Sports Radio Network is part of Peak Broadcasting LLC, a “new generation” radio broadcaster. Formed in 2006 to super serve local, growing communities throughout the western US, Peak develops market leading, creative, quality audio programming, breakthrough marketing, focused advertiser solutions, and innovative media technology. Peak Broadcasting operates leading Boise radio stations News/Talk 580 KIDO, 103.3 KISS-FM (KSAS), Lite 107.9 (KXLT), Mix 106 (KCIX), WOW Country 104.3(KAWO), and Idaho’s First radio station, All Talk 63 KFXD. Peak has also operates the leading radio stations in Fresno California.