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Sports Director

Phone: (352) ***-****  
Email: s***@***.com
Local Address:  GAINESVILLE , Florida , United States
1885 Stadium Road, University Of Florida
Gainesville , Florida 32604
United States


Employment History


  • University of Florida
  • UF Journalism College
50 Total References
Web References
The Rock Station, ROCK104 - 103.7 FM, 17 Aug 2010 [cached]
Steve Russell Sports Director:
Sportscene with Steve Russell | ESPN 850 WRUF – Gainesville, Florida, 5 April 2012 [cached]
Sportscene with Steve Russell
Sportscene with Steve Russell
Listen live weekdays from noon - 2 p.m. to Sportscene with Steve Russell.
Steve Russell has been the Sports Director of AM850 since 1998 and also serves as the Sports Director for WUFT-TV.
Russell is a graduate of the University of Florida's College of Journalism and Communications and has worked in the broadcast industry since the 1970's in Gainesville. In addition to his duties as Sports Director, Russell also works for the University Athletic Association and IMG as one of the radio voices for gator baseball broadcasts and also hosts the Amanda Butler TV coaches show. Steve Russell has also worked play-by-play and as a color analyst for Gator volleyball, women's basketball and softball.
A native of Middletown, New York Russell is an avid NY Jets fan. He has two children, daughter Jennifer and son Drew who is graduate of the UF Journalism College and works for Gatorvision and other broadcast properties as a camera operator.
In his broadcast career in Gainesville, Russell has also worked at WYKS Radio, 97X Radio, and at WCJB TV-20 as a sports anchor and reporter. For 10 years he also served as the first ever Public Information Officer for Alachua County government from 1988 to 1998 and served for several years on the Gainesville Sports Organizing Committee.
In his spare time, Steve enjoys playing softball, basketball and golf, reading and coaching; he is the head coach of the Kanapaha Middle School football team and has coached in the area for over 20 years at both the youth and high school level. Russell enjoys helping out various charities as well.
SportsScene with Steve Russell
By Steve Russell - WRUF ..., 19 April 2012 [cached]
By Steve Russell - WRUF Sports Radio 850
WUFT-FM's sister station WRUF Sports Radio 850s Steve Russell spoke with Florida Women's Basketball Head Coach, Amanda Butler, for her insights on the coaching legend.
Untitled Document [cached]
Listen to a new edition of "Best of Live @ Five" featuring Steve Russell from WRUF in Gainesville, Ruffin McNeill, Lincoln Riley, Shane Carden, and Justin Hardy.
FLA with Steve Russell, Sports Director for WRUF 850 in Gainesville on "Live @ Five".
Sportscene with Steve ..., 15 Oct 2011 [cached]
Sportscene with Steve Russell and Renée Gork
- Steve Russell (WRUF Sports Radio 850 Sports Director)
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