George Dunham

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George Dunham
Born
George William Dunham

(1965-06-28) June 28, 1965 (age 53)
Career
ShowDunham and Miller Show
Station(s)KTCK 1310 AM
Time slot5:30-10:00 AM
CountryUnited States

George William Dunham (born June 28, 1965 in San Antonio, Texas);[citation needed] is an American radio personality and member of the Dunham and Miller Show, heard 5:30-10:00 AM on sports radio KTCK 1310 AM [1] in Dallas, Texas. Dunham co-hosts the show with long-time friend and college roommate Craig Miller, along with their co-host Gordon Keith.[citation needed] A 1988 graduate of the University of North Texas, Dunham served as the football play-by-play commentator for the school's Mean Green Radio Network from 1994 until 2014. His first on-air experience was at KNTU, the University of North Texas campus radio station. His son was offered and accepted a football scholarship to attend UNT beginning in fall of 2010. Dunham talks about his past and playing football in junior high against hated rival Fredericksburg when he played special teams at Llano Junior High. Dunham's junior high football coach commonly referred to a player at Fredericksburg, called Pie Eater. Anthony Lynn, LA Chargers head coach and former Texas Tech running back during a radio interview on Thursday, June 20, 2019 asked Dunham about Pie Eater the former punter at Fredericksburg Junior High. Dunham is a 1983 graduate of Carrollton R. L. Turner High School[citation needed]where he was captain of the swim team under the supervision of Marge The Swim Coach. She now resides under the Margaret Hunt Hill Bridge in Dallas.

Dunham stated his professional broadcasting career at KRLD working as a sports reporter for Brad Sham and Chuck Cooperstein.[citation needed]

Dunham has twice been a finalist for National Major Market Personalities of the Year in the NAB Marconi Radio Awards.[2]

Co-hosts and callers frequently refer to Dunham by the numerous nicknames that he has acquired over the course of his broadcasting career. These including "Georgio," "Jub-Jub," "Jub," "The Jubinator," "The General," "Jah," "The Big Man," "BC Georgie", and "International Chirp Chirp." [3][4]

Dunham has boasted on air that he has served food to at least one homeless person who didn't have access to their 401k and is a big proponent of The LV Project.

Other appearances[edit]

From 1999 to 2009, Dunham served as the public address announcer for the Dallas Cowboys at Texas Stadium. When the team moved to AT&T Stadium and changed flagship stations in 2009, he was replaced by local DFW DJ Jody Dean. This is referred to often on the Ticket, as several characters during skits will jokingly refer to Dunham as "Jody".[citation needed]

Dunham did color commentary and play by play for University of North Texas football and basketball games from 1990-2014.

He also provided play-by-play commentary for the Arena League's Dallas Desperados.

Emergency Brake of the Week[edit]

Dunham is the host of the show's weekly "Emergency Brake of the Week" segment. The segment highlights moments during the past week of programming on the station in which a host or guest made a confusing, odd, or inappropriate comment that disrupted the broadcast. The moments are then voted on by listeners via phone.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sportsradio 1310 The Ticket - The Musers - Dunham and Miller". Archived from the original on 2009-02-09. Retrieved 2009-02-08.
  2. ^ Dempsey, John Mark. "“We Talk about Life”—KTCK, The Ticket, and the Influence of Guy Talk on Sports-Talk Radio." Journal of Radio & Audio Media 15.2 (2008): 184-196.
  3. ^ "Dallas Observer. "The Ticket's George Dunham Helps Out Charity With Wednesday's Jub Jam"". Retrieved 2017-02-02.
  4. ^ "AT&T Performing Arts Center. George Dunham Concert Information". Retrieved 2017-02-02.

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