The Mighty 1090 has a new morning show. The San Diego sports station has installed “Ben and Woods” into AM drive. The duo officially joined the weekday lineup on Tuesday.
The new program features Ben Higgins, the longtime sports director for 10News KGTV-TV in San Diego. In addition to anchoring nightly sports reports, Higgins has served as a host of several radio talk shows in San Diego covering both sports and current events. He has also hosted pre-game and post-game shows for Major League Baseball teams.
Higgins’ partner, Steve Woods, is a veteran morning host with an expansive knowledge of all things radio. Woods has been heard in San Diego for the past eight years on a number of stations in different formats including music variety brands and talk.
“These guys really are the Odd Couple of San Diego Radio,” said Mike Shepard, 1090’s VP of programming. “It’s super-nice straight-arrow Ben along with loud, opinionated and funny Steve Woods. And they really have chemistry and genuinely like each other. It’s going to be fun.”
Mike Glickenhaus, President of Broadcast Company of the Americas and Mighty 1090 added, “We are excited to begin this next chapter in mornings on The Mighty 1090 with `Ben and Woods.’ It’s going to be a fun ride with entertaining and compelling sports permeating the airwaves again!”
1090 has named Joe “Bulldog” Tutino as the show’s Executive Producer and Paul Reindl as producer.