Greg Pogue - has three-plus decades of extensive communications experience in print, radio, television, advertising, marketing and public relations, now serving as president and owner of Pogue Media Inc.
Pogue is host of The Greg Pogue & Jon Burton Show heard Monday through Friday from 9-a.m. on Nashville Sports Radio WNSR 560 AM, 95.9 FM and WNSR.com. Pogue is also the Voice of Tigers as the play-by-play announcer for Tennessee State University football and basketball and the host of their football and basketball coaches’ shows. He is also host of Nashville Jazz on AcmeRadioLive.com, named Nashville’s “Best Local Jazz Show” by the Nashville Scene.
Pogue was executive sports editor for 10 years and senior columnist two years at The Daily News Journal. He is also a former sports writer for Fox Sports Tennessee for two years and the Nashville Banner for more than two decades. Other radio duties have included being studio anchor on the Nashville Predators Radio Network, Tennessee Titans pre- and post-games shows, Titans and Predators players shows, etc.
In the 10 years he served as executive sports editor, the DNJ sports section was judged best in the state nine times for its division by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. Also during this time, the DNJ sports section was named best in the country three times for its division by the National Newspaper Association. Three times, he was named Sports Columnist of the Year by the Tennessee Sports Writers Association. His print experience includes publisher of Big Orange Illustrated, the UT sports fan magazine, and a long-time sports reporter role for the Nashville Banner, where he was the initial beat writer covering the move of the Houston Oilers to Nashville to eventually become the Tennessee Titans. At the Nashville Banner, he was also Prep Editor and Vanderbilt beat writer before moving to the pro sports beat that also included lead coverage of the NHL expansion into Nashville.
Over the years, Pogue has logged more than 1,000 hours of television programming, including being host of an Emmy awarding-winning nightly sports show on WNAB Channel 58 in Nashville. He has also served as a consultant for various businesses in the areas of marketing, advertising, communications and public relations. Pogue has owned and operated various publications and communications businesses over the years in Kentucky and Tennessee.
In December, 2012, Pogue was inducted into the Metro Nashville Coaches Association Hall of Fame for his contribution to advancing high school sports coverage throughout the state. He is also a member of the Nashville Black Coaches Association Hall of Fame and a former member of the board of directors of the Football Writers Association of America.
Pogue and wife Robin have lived in Rutherford County for two-plus decades and have a son, Clay, a Smyrna High graduate, and a daughter, Grace, a 2015 MTSU graduate.
Jon Burton - is best known for his role as sport anchor on NewsChannel 5 WTVF. Jon moved to Nashville after a 11 year career in Pittsburg, PA in television & sports radio. Jon has covered all the professional sports teams in Pittsburg & Nashville. He has extensive knowledge with the Titans, Predators, Vanderbilt Atheltics and more. Burton also has a background in professional wrestling and sports entertainment.