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  • Tom Sorensen Interview 9.18.2014

    Bo talks with Tom Sorensen, Charlotte Observer Sports Columnist: Carolina Panthers DE Greg Hardy taking a voluntary leave of absence with pay, other NFL players' off-the-field violent activities coming to light. Read More
  • Brad Garrett Interview 9.18.2014

    Bo talks with Brad Garrett, ABC News Crime and Terrorism Analyst, Wash DC: ISIS/ISIL encouraging attacks on US tourism sites. Also, are NFL players getting preferential treatment in dealing with their off-the-field violence? Read More
  • Riley Fields Interview 9.17.2014

    Bo Thompson and Jenn Snyder talk with Riley Fields, Carolina Panthers Director of Community Relations: Austin Smith, an 8th grader from Concord, will be the NFL’s featured story this week for the league’s “Together We Make Football” series. He suffers from cerebral palsy, but has an inspirational story of perseverance. Read More
  • Ryan Smith Interview 9.17.2014

    Bo talks with Ryan Smith, ABC News Correspondent and Legal Analyst: NFL Players Association appeals Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice's indefinite suspension after video is revealed of Ray punching his then-fiance in an elevator in February. Other NFL players facing suspensions for off-the-field behavior. Read More
  • Doug Rice Interview 9.17.2014

    Bo Thompson and Jim Szoke talk with Doug Rice, President and General Manager of Performance Racing Network: Evidence gathered after Tony Stewart's race car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr., who was walking on the track, will be turned over to a grand jury. Read More

About The Team...

  • Bo Thompson
    Bo started at WBT in 1990 as an intern for Mike Collins. Throughout high school and college he worked part-time at WBT and over the years, he's worked with everyone from Henry Boggan to Keith Larson. In 1997 he was apart of the Production Team that launched Charlotte's Morning News with Al Gardner. He was Creative Services Director for WBT from 1997 to 2005 and in that time he was a part in launching every major show.
  • John Stokes

    John Stokes

    WBT News Anchor

    John is a veteran member of the WBT news staff. He can be heard each morning providing many Charlotteans with their first news of the day as he anchors WBT's morning newscasts. John graduated from the University of Nebraska, and is a big Huskers sports fan. During his years at WBT, he has won numerous awards for his coverage of news events that have affected the WBT listening area. John lives with his family in Charlotte.
  • Jim Szoke

    Jim Szoke

    Sports Anchor

    Jim Szoke has been with WBT for two extended periods of time. He started with WBT in 1989, and served as Sports Director from 1990-2000. Jim returned as Sports Director in June 2005 as part of Charlotte's Morning News with Al Gardner, Stacey Simms and Bo Thompson. He has served as a color commentator and pregame host for the Carolina Panthers since their inception in 1995, having broadcasted every game in franchise history.


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