94.7 WDSD - BLUE HENS RADIO PARTNER
Blue Hens Football and Men's Basketball can be heard on 50,000-watt flagship station 94.7 WDSD-FM. Both sports will receive comprehensive radio coverage on WDSD-FM for a 21st consecutive season in 2019-20.
Blue Hens Women's Basketball can be heard on Fox Sports 1290 AM (WWTX-Wilmington) and 1410 WDOV (WDOV-Dover).
All Blue Hens football and basketball games can be heard anywhere in the country through the iHeartRadio app available online and on any smart device.
SCOTT KLATZKIN - VOICE OF THE BLUE HENS
Scott Klatzkin will serve in his eighth season as play-by-play “Voice of the Blue Hens” football and men’s basketball teams in 2019-20.
A 2007 graduate of the University of Delaware, Klatzkin previously provided play-by-play for the Blue Hens while serving as Sports Director of student radio station as an undergraduate. He returned to work with Delaware in 2011 for Hens All-Access and continues to work as emcee to many Blue Hens events, including the annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
Klatzkin has three times won the Delaware Sportscaster of the Year Award presented by the National Sports Media Association. He joins former Blue Hens play-by-play broadcasters, Bob Kelley, Bill Phieffer and Mike Corey as the only radio broadcasters to win the award three or more times since it was first handed out in 1959.
The Newark, Delaware native has provided play-by-play for television broadcasts, as well, on networks that include ESPN3, NBC Sports-Philadelphia, Comcast SportsNet and CBS Sports Digital. Klatzkin has also served as host of the annual CAA Football Media Day Live program in Baltimore, MD.
In addition to his gameday duties, he can also be heard as host of the weekly “Blue Hens Football Coach’s Show” from Klondike Kate’s Restaurant during football season and co-host of the bi-weekly “Blue Hens Basketball Coaches Show” throughout basketball season.
BILL HARMAN - COLOR ANALYST
Bill Harman will begin his second season as Football Color Analyst and seventh season as Men’s Basketball Color Analyst during the 2019-20 season.
A graduate of the University of Delaware, Harman is a well-respected football and basketball coach in the region and has spent the last four decades as an Assistant Coach at Wilmington Friends School alongside the state’s all-time winningest High School Football coach, Bob Tattersall.
Harman has also spent the previous eight seasons working in the broadcast booth as talent spotter for FOX NFL Sunday, working with the likes of John Lynch, Kevin Burkhardt, Pam Oliver, Erin Andrews, Charles Davis and director, Artie Kempner.
CORY NIDOH – SIDELINE REPORTER
Cory Nidoh works the sidelines for the Blue Hens Radio team for the third consecutive season in 2019, handling on field reports and interviews throughout each game.
Nidoh also works as the Play-by-Play voice and Director of Broadcasting for the Wilmington Blue Rocks. During his broadcasting career he has traveled the length of the East Coast making pit stops in Sanford, Maine, and Daytona Beach, FL. Before joining the Blue Rocks, he was the Assistant Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations with the Daytona Tortugas (Class-A Advanced Affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds) in the Florida State League during the 2016 season. There, he provided play-by-play and color commentary for all 70 home games and hosted the pre-game and post-game shows all season long.
In addition to his Blue Hens football and Blue Rocks baseball duties, Nidoh has also provided play-by-play for select University of Delaware Men's and Women's Basketball games.
BENNY PANELLA – STUDIO HOST
Benny Panella will host the Blue Hens Football studio shows for the third season in 2019. Panella hosts the Halftime Report and Post-Game Show from the WDSD studio, as well as providing scoreboard and news updates during the Pre-Game Show and throughout the game.
Benny can also be heard on 94.7 WDSD-FM every weekday from 7pm – Midnight and 92.9 TOM-FM from 3pm – 7pm.