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 20th consecutive season in 2018-19.
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 seventh season as play-by-play “Voice of the Blue Hens” football and men’s basketball teams in 2018-19.
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 with BlueHens.com as the host of football program, "Under the Lights” and basketball program, “Beyond the Arc.” He also serves 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 The Comcast Network. Klatzkin also serves 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 first season as Football Color Analyst and sixth season as Men’s Basketball Color Analsyt during the 2018-19 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 seven 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 and director, Artie Kempner.
CORY NIDOH – SIDELINE REPORTER
Cory Nidoh works the sidelines for the Blue Hens Radio team for the second consecutive season in 2018, handling on field reports and interviews throughout each game.
Nidoh also works as the Assistant 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 second season in 2018. 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.
BLUE HENS GAMEDAY - Coverage of Delaware football games begin one hour prior to kick-off with the “Blue Hens Gameday” pre-game show. Scott Klatzkin, Bill Harman and Cory Nidoh get you ready for kickoff live from Delaware Stadium at all home games and from the visiting booth while on the road. This in depth pre-game coverage features an interview with head coach Danny Rocco, plus previews, special guests, analysis, keys to the game, and much more. Plus, an on field sideline report to set the scene just before the Hens run out of the tunnel. It all leads up to kick-off on 94.7 WDSD-FM!
BLUE HENS BASKETBALL GAMEDAY - Coverage of Delaware men’s and women’s games begin 30-minutes hour prior to tip-off with the “Blue Hens Gameday” pre-game show. Live from the court, our broadcast teams prepare you for Hens hoops action through previews, keys to the game, and exclusive pre-game interviews with each head coach.
GAME BROADCAST - Whether you’re driving through Delaware, tuned in online or tailgating anywhere across the country, enjoy the excitement of Blue Hens play-by-play broadcasts. Our team of Scott Klatzkin and Bill Harman provide hometown coverage on our state-wide radio station, 94.7 WDSD-FM, nation-wide coverage on iHeartRadio, or follow along on the network’s streaming platform WDSD.com. Know everything that's happening on the field, receive the latest team and individual stats, hear key updates from the sidelines, plus get up to the minute scores from games around the CAA and the country.
BLUE HENS POST-GAME SHOW - Shorten your drive home with the Blue Hens Post-Game Show. Immediately following each game, our team provides continued coverage for Delaware fans. Hear reactions with exclusive post-game live interviews from the head coach and our Player of the Game. Listen back to the highlights from the game, recap each contest and receive all the stats, scores and analysis. The Blue Hens Post-Game Show follows each Delaware game broadcast.
BLUE HENS FOOTBALL COACH’S SHOW - Presented by First State Orthopaedics live from Klondike Kate’s - Every Wednesday night during football season from 7pm-8pm, join head coach Danny Rocco and “Voice of the Blue Hens,” Scott Klatzkin in the Dawson Room upstairs at Klondike Kate’s Restaurant and Saloon on Main Street in Newark. The hour-long program gives fans a chance to interact with coach and Blue Hens football players each week, while enjoying a meal and interacting with other Delaware football fans!