Sports Flash Anchor/Reporter
Bio: Mike Conti is the Managing Editor of Sports Radio 92.9 The Game, and contributes daily to the station’s midday and afternoon shows. Additionally, he hosts the pregame, halftime and postgame shows on both the Atlanta Falcons Radio Network and the Atlanta Hawks Radio Network.
Since joining 92.9 The Game on the day of its launch in 2012, Conti has hosted the station’s coverage of the Falcons in Super Bowl LI, and the Hawks run to the 2015 NBA Eastern Conference Finals. He has also handled play-by-play duties for the station’s Atlanta Dream WNBA broadcasts, and for the season-opening Corky Kell High School Football Classic.
Conti’s career was launched in 1997 covering Penn State Football at WMAJ in State College, PA. He later covered PGA Golf and The Masters at WLOW-FM in Savannah, GA; covered the New Orleans Saints and Hornets at WWL-AM in New Orleans; and reported for the Atlanta Braves Radio Network at WGST-AM in Atlanta. He’s also served as the play-by-play announcer for Pennsylvania High School Championships on the Pennsylvania Cable Network, and for the New Orleans Voodoo of the Arena Football League.
Prior to joining the staff at The Game, Mike spent four years as the Morning News Anchor at WGST in Atlanta, and won a National Edward R. Murrow Award covering the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina at WWL in New Orleans. He also has won several Gabby Awards from the Georgia Association of Broadcasters for his coverage of the Atlanta Hawks.
Mike is currently a member of Penn State University’s College of Communications Alumni Society Board of Directors. He lives in Doraville with his wife, Leighan, and their dogs Fred and Clarke.
Hometown: Doylestown, PA
College: Penn State University
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Watch the video to see what Conti thinks about Atlanta’s schedule over the next three games and what could be done to, once again, begin taking steps forward.
As the free agency negotiating period begins in the NBA, the Hawks are at a crossroads. Coming off their best season in modern franchise history in 2014-15, the Hawks slid from 60 victories to 48 wins in 2015-16. And, in each of the last two seasons, their postseason run was…
My first job in radio out of college was to read newscasts in Savannah, where I was a practically clueless 22 year old. I remember getting assigned to a story early in my tenure there in neighboring Jasper County, South Carolina. Our news director at the time told me that a young State Senator, not […]
By Mike Conti | Twitter: @mikeconti929 The front office of the Atlanta Hawks remains in the crosshairs of a national firestorm after an audio recording of Danny Ferry using an insensitive term to describe a free agent surfaced late Thursday. In the recording, which was obtained exclusively by the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Ferry is heard […]
Allie LaForce is CBS Sports’ lead college football reporter and new SEC on CBS reporter working alongside Gary Danielson and Verne Lundquist. She will report from the sidelines on Saturday’s SEC ON CBS matchup Georgia @ South Carolina. Kickoff is at 3:30PM ET on CBS. Five Questions with Allie: Do you see this as […]
By Mike Conti More than six months after the Braves announced plans to build a new ballpark in Cobb County, the team has finally released conceptual drawings of the proposed complex. The team posted the sketches Wednesday morning on its website dedicated to the new stadium, homeofthebraves.com. The seven sketches show various overhead and close-up […]
By Mike Conti Athens-Clarke County jail records show four University of Georgia football players, including safety Tray Matthews, have been arrested on misdemeanor theft by deception charges. The arrests, which were made Monday night by Sheriff’s deputies, came just hours before the UGA Football team was to begin their spring practices. Head Coach Mark Richt […]
By Mike Conti The Atlanta Braves are on the hook for a much larger portion of funding for their new Cobb County stadium than initially reported, and the county will not raise taxes to cover their share of the bill, according to documents released Thursday. Cobb County’s share of the bill for the new stadium, […]