Meet Jason Smith: ESPN Radio's All Nighter
Late night radio isn't typically where you'll find an energetic sportstalker -- much less one who would easily reference Brett Favre's retirement to the ‘80s movie “Can’t Buy Me Love.” ESPN radio host Jason Smith does that five nights a week (Sunday through Thursday.) Heard locally on 710AM, from 10:00 at night to 2:00, All Night with Jason Smith is high quality radio at an hour where most station's broadcast as though their audience is half-dead.
Jason Smith was a New Yorker who thought his radio career was over before it started. Thanks to a lucky break, a pile of talent and great work ethic, Smith can now be heard in over 500 markets from coast-to-coast. With his lovely wife Pam (who he met working at ESPN in Bristol, Connecticut,) newborn baby Zoe, and hit show, Smith is happier than ever.
LAist recently had a chance to chat with Jason Smith about his show, LA sports, and why he loves his new home, Culver City.