Duane Walker

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Duane Walker
Host, Weekends

Duane Walker is a 25+ year in sports broadcasting veteran and has had a decorated career with appearances on some of the top television networks in the world. He is probably best known as “Duane Walker—- CNN— Headline Sports” where he worked for 5 years as a Sports Anchor on CNN Headline News. Walker has covered a multitude of major sporting events including Super Bowls, national championships, bowl games, NCAA Final Four, the NBA All-Star Game and major PGA Tournaments.

A short list of his sports gigs include:

–          Radio Host “Sportsrap with Duane Walker”- WHTT

–          Radio Host “Sports Barber Shop”- WQXI, 790 The Zone

–          Radio Sports Director/Anchor- WCNN, 680 The Fan

–          Radio Play-by-play Announcer- Winston-Salem Spirits Baseball- WSJS

–          Radio/TV Play-by-play Announcer- Clark-Atlanta Basketball- CAU-TV

–          TV Reporter “Black College Sports Today”- ESPN

–          TV Play-by-play Announcer CBA Basketball- ESPN 2

–          TV Color Analyst H.S. Football/Basketball Playoffs- GPTV

–          PA Announcer Basketball 1996 Olympic Games

–          PA Announcer SEC Basketball Tournament

–          PA Announcer/Game Producer- Atlanta Football Classic

Walker graduated from the University of Buffalo, majoring in Broadcast/Journalism and also lettered on the football team as a fullback before a career ending knee injury. Duane worked as an announcer for the Buffalo Bills game day staff during their historic 4 year Super Bowl run of the early 1990’s. Duane also has the distinction of being one of the first African-Americans in professional baseball management when hired as an Assistant General Manager in the Chicago Cubs farm system (Winston-Salem Spirits) in 1987-88.

Active in the community where he lives, Walker serves as a Hoops Coach with a local Girls AAU Basketball organization. Duane is married and enjoys spending time at home with his wife Angela, and two children, Christina and Jacob.

E-mail: duane.walker@cbsradio.com

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 03:  Head coach Geno Auriemma of the Connecticut Huskies and Breanna Stewart #30 celebrate their 80-51 win over the Oregon State Beavers during the semifinals of the 2016 NCAA Women's Final Four Basketball Championship at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on April 3, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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