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NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 Kennels Phoenix-Based ‘The Sports Watchdog’ Radio Show & Globally-Available Podcast Hosted By 18-Year Old Sportscasting Phenom Mason Kern

Fun and fast-paced weekly sports talk show features interviews with professional athletes as well as newsworthy current events and trends in the world of pro and college sports to inform, enlighten and entertain


Photo Copyright Zeena Gregg Photography

Photo Copyright Zeena Gregg Photography

“The Sports Watchdog Radio Show”—a unique and exciting 30-minute sports talk radio program hosted by lauded 18-year old TV and radio sportscaster and writer Mason Kern, the “Sports Watchdog” himself, is barking into action on NBC Sports Radio AM 1060 (KDUS), serving the entire Phoenix metropolitan radio market (top-ranked as the #14 U.S. radio market). This fresh and fast-paced weekly sports talk show airs each Sunday morning at 7:30 a.m. As a weekly fixture on both terrestrial and Internet radio, The Sports Watchdog Radio Show brings a fun new flavor of sports talk radio to the Phoenix radio marketplace, and is in stellar company amid NBC Sports Radio AM 1060’s array of powerhouse sports programming (view the stations full lineup here).

The Sports Watchdog Radio Show host, Mason Kern, is a sportscasting phenom who some veteran TV newscasters have declared on-air as the “Amadeus” of sports broadcasting. Now with his own topical weekly radio show, Mason keeps his nose to the ground to uncover what’s trending in the world of sports to inform, enlighten, entertain and keep listeners engaged.  In his conversation kennel each week are compelling and insightful interviews with top-tier professional and collegiate athletes, among others, as well as newsworthy current events and hot topics that’ll keep listeners inspired, make them think, and keep them fired up for the sports action ahead.

In addition to weekly discussion of hot sports headlines, trending social media news, and a recurring “Happenings on the Hardwood” basketball feature, past and upcoming The Sports Watchdog Radio Show interviews include nine-time NBA All-Star and basketball Hall-of-Famer Dominique Wilkins, NFL Hall of Fame linebacker Shawne Merriman, current Detroit Lions safety Don Carey III, Ray Austin, Marques Ogden, and Chris Gronkowski from the NFL, as well as  “Handles” Franklin and “Buckets” Blakes from the Harlem Globetrotters, Carrick Felix from the NBA, among many other sports stars. Other of Mason’s career interviews have featured Anthony Trucks, Terrell Fletcher and Bart Oates from the NFL, and Jonathan Bender and John Salmons from the NBA, as well as ESPYs-related one-on-one standup interviews with legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk, ESPY-winning snowboarder Anna Gasser, Dallas Mavericks point guard Seth Curry, FOX Sports analyst Matt Leinart, Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall, the “Naughty by Nature” rap group, boxer Andre Berto, and an array of others.

In addition to his radio endeavors, Mason is also a skilled TV sportscaster who has appeared on a myriad of television news and talk programs throughout Phoenix, Las Vegas and San Diego (view his TV sizzle reel here He’s also an established sports journalist who provides keen game and industry analysis as well as interviews with pro athletes and other industry “power players” for his syndicated editorial work with publishing outlets that include,, and LinkedIN Pulse, among other distribution platforms and pursuits. Mason is also a member in good standing with the National Sports Media Association (NSMA), American Sportscaster Association (ASA), United States Basketball Writers Association (USBWA) and the San Diego Press Club (SDPC).

Listeners may stream all ARCHIVED episodes of The Sports Watchdog Radio Show, the podcasts, and Mason’s TV sportscasts and other appearances at any time from The Sports Watchdog YouTube Channel here:

Watch Mason’s TV sizzle reel here:

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