Jim Rome, the sharp-tongued sports personality who has hosted a monthly sports series for Showtime since departing his local KLAC-AM Fox Sports radio gig in 2013, is returning to L.A. radio.
Rome, who also has a CBS Sports Radio show, will be one of the main attractions of the new KFWB-AM (980) and its all-sports programming lineup, which is scheduled to launch in September. “The Jim Rome Show” will air live from Orange County on weekdays for three hours starting at 9 a.m.
“I am thrilled to be returning home to Los Angeles on KFWB,” Rome said in a statement. “CBS Sports Radio has provided me with an incredible opportunity to communicate with our nationwide audience via various platforms, but to reunite with our L.A.-based fans is particularly meaningful to me, personally and professionally. I look forward to bringing the jungle back home to Los Angeles.”
Rome has been with CBS Sports Radio since January 2013.
Credit to the Los Angeles Times who originally published this article