By 710Sports.com staff
The morning show on 710 ESPN Seattle has a new co-host.
Danny O’Neil will join Brock Huard as a co-host on “Brock and Danny”. In addition to his role as a morning show co-host, O’Neil will write exclusively for 710Sports.com.
Bonneville Seattle made the announcement Friday.
“We are extremely excited about teaming up Danny O’Neil with Brock Huard on 710 ESPN Seattle,” said Dave Pridemore, the Vice President and General Manager of 710 ESPN Seattle. “I’m sure our listeners will appreciate the combination of an athlete’s insight and analysis with a journalist’s curiosity and straight forward perspective.”
“Brock and Danny” will debut Monday. The show will remain in its previous timeslot of 9-noon.
“I am extremely grateful and honored to be working with Brock, who is a true professional behind the mic, and on-and-off the field,” O’Neil said. “I look forward to this new challenge and officially being part of this 710 ESPN Seattle team.”
O’Neil joins 710 ESPN Seattle and 710Sports.com on a full-time basis after working as a reporter for 11 years at The Seattle Times, covering high school sports and the Seahawks during three stints at the paper. O’Neil has also worked for ESPN at the company’s headquarters in Bristol, Conn. and for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. While at the P-I, O’Neil was the Seahawks beat writer during their run to Super Bowl XL in 2005. He’s covered the team for the past seven seasons for The Times.
O’Neil will cover the Seahawks for 710 ESPN Seattle and 710Sports.com com.
O’Neil and Huard both attended the University of Washington. They first met when O’Neil was assigned to write a story on Huard for the school’s newspaper.
“Danny O’Neil is a great complement to the show,” Huard said. “He is smart, respected, insightful, knowledgeable and deeply rooted in this community. I am very excited for the future of our show.”