John Martin is the youngest sports host in a Top 50 market in America and has been with 92.9 FM ESPN since 2013. Smith is an award-winning reporter who brings more than a decade of experience in the Memphis sports landscape and comes to 92.9 FM ESPN after spending the last six years at The Commercial Appeal as the University of Memphis basketball beat writer.
Martin and Smith, who were once colleagues at The Commercial Appeal, is live Monday - Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on 929FM ESPN/680AM.
Smith and Martin also contribute to The 92.9 Line, the online home for written content and breaking news, in addition to their daily show.
“I could not be more excited to have this opportunity with a man I consider a true friend and talent. We always said we wanted to team up again, and we think we’ll bring an entirely new twist to Memphis sports radio,” Martin said.
“I am so pumped to be with my guy John Martin again,” Smith said. “I am so grateful to the folks at 92.9FM ESPN. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity and I can’t wait to get started. I also want to thank The Commercial Appeal for the last 13 years.”