TORONTO (February 27, 2019) Sportsnet 590 The FAN is adding a dynamic new voice to the morning show mix as Ashley Docking joins Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup as co-host alongside Greg Brady and Hugh Burrill, beginning tomorrow, Thursday, Feb. 28.
“Ashley has been a fantastic contributor to the station’s programming for quite a while and I am thrilled that she is now stepping into this role full time,” said Dave Cadeau, National Format Director, Sports, Rogers Radio. “Ashley is energetic, passionate, and most importantly, extremely knowledgeable about a cross-section of professional sports. Her quick wit and sensibility are the perfect complement to Greg and Hugh. Together, they will give our audiences more of what they’re looking for during their morning commute – an entertaining and engaging show about the sports and teams Toronto fans are craving.”
A Scarborough, ON native, Docking began her career as a community reporter, writer and producer with the Edmonton Oilers before taking on the role of sideline reporter for NBA TV Canada in 2015 and digital correspondent for the NBA Summer League in 2016. From there, she became the sports anchor for CHCH in Hamilton and went on to act as reporter, host and producer with the National Lacrosse League. A former college basketball and soccer athlete, Docking is also a member of the Ontario Colleges Athletic Association’s (OCAA) Hall of Fame.
“I couldn’t be happier to be joining Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup,” said Docking. “I’m particularly proud to be joining the country’s top sports talk radio station and I look forward to bringing a unique perspective to our audience. Greg and Hugh are both tremendous broadcasters and we’re all excited to get started and deliver a fun and fresh show to Toronto’s morning listeners.”
Sportsnet’s Starting Lineup with Brady, Docking and Burrill can be heard from 5:30-9 a.m. ET on Sportsnet 590 The FAN in Toronto beginning tomorrow morning. Fans can also listen at Sportsnet.ca/590, the Sportsnet App, Radioplayer Canada App, Google Home and Amazon Echo.
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February 27, 2019