Ron Zappolo, the former sports anchor who retired last year as a news anchor is coming back to Denver airwaves.
He’ll be paired with Sam Adams, Denver comedian and sportswriter (for the Rocky Mountain News), to talk sports as a segment within the newscast. The first taping is Friday, to air this weekend.
“We’ll see what develops,” Zappolo said late Tuesday. “Anything’s on the table.”
KUSA President and General Manager Mark Cornetta calls the move an “experiment,” as a way to inject talk about sports, sometimes in a debate style, in the weekend newscast. “As with anything, if it is good, there is the possibility it could expand,” Cornetta said. Read more