Thursday, July 19, 2018
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Jack Harris renews contract with News Radio 970 WFLA

Jack Harris, a longtime veteran radio host in Tampa Bay, has renewed his contract with iHeartMedia Tampa Bay and News Radio 970 WFLA for another three years.

Harris has worked in the Tampa Bay market for more than 45 years. He joined WFLA-AM 970 in 1970 as the midday host and the station's production director. After some time in Washington, D.C., he returned to Tampa and spent two years on Q-105 and Q-Zoo, which at the time was on WFLA-FM. Harris has spent the last 22 years hosting the morning segments on News Radio 970 WFLA's AM Tampa Bay show.

He is well-known across the bay. He has been the voice of the Tampa International Airport for the past three years and is the radio play-by-play voice for the Tampa Bay Storm arena football team and the Outback Bowl.

Harris has worked with Tedd Webb, his radio partner for 22 years in Tampa Bay as well as Corey Dylan, Aaron Jacobsen, Jeff Kuyrkendall, Daisy Ash, John Conrad and Chris Trenkmann on the AM Tampa Bay show.

IHeartMedia Tampa Bay oversees the broadcast and digital stations WFLZ-FM, WXTB-FM, WMTX-FM, WFUS-FM, WFLA-AM, WDAE-AM.

The company also produces Tampa events like the Jingle Ball, Rockfest, Throwdown by the Bay, Mix Mistletoe Show and Beats by the Bay.

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