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Sports Ticket: Kevin Kugler Interview

Sports Ticket: Kevin Kugler Interview

Kevin Kugler play-by-play voice of Sunday Night Football, lead play-by-play announcer for Westwood One Sports’ coverage of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament and Final Four. Kugler has served as the voice of the College World Series for the past nine years, and has done play-by-play for numerous other sports for Westwood One, including the Masters and College Football. He also hosts This Week in the NCAA and co-hosted the network’s coverage of the London 2012 Olympic Games. Kugler also does play-by-play events for the Big Ten Network.

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. 6 radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production assistant for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on 69 radio stations across 9 Midwest states.