ESPN Radio at the 2015 NFL Draft

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ESPN Radio at the 2015 NFL Draft

ESPN Radio will broadcast the 2015 NFL Draft on Thursday, April 30 (coverage beginning at 7 p.m. ET), and Friday, May 1 (coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m.) with host Dari Nowkhah, NFL analyst Louis Riddick and NFL Insider John Clayton. Freddie Coleman will host post-draft coverage alongside NFL Insider Adam Caplan on Thursday and Friday at 11:30 p.m.

Also, ESPN Radio’s weekday morning show Mike & Mike will broadcast live from 6 – 10 a.m. from Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch and the Chicago Sports Museum at Water Tower Place on April 30 and May 1. Hosts Mike Golic and Mike Greenberg will be joined by former NFL wide receiver and ESPN analyst Cris Carter for both shows from 8 – 10 a.m.

Doors will open at 4 a.m. CT for fans to watch the show and gain free access to the museum during both broadcasts. In Chicago, the show can be heard on ESPN Chicago 1000.

In addition to terrestrial stations, ESPN Radio can be listened to via, ESPN Radio app, SiriusXM Channel 83, Apple iTunes, Slacker Radio, TuneIn and is simulcast on ESPN2.

ESPN Radio Draft-Related Schedule:

Date Time (ET) Show
Thu, Apr 30 6 a.m. Mike & Mike
  7 p.m. NFL Draft
  11:30 p.m. The Freddie Coleman Show (Post-Draft Coverage)
Fri, May 1 6 a.m. Mike & Mike
  6:30 p.m. NFL Draft
  11:30 p.m. The Freddie Coleman Show (Post-Draft Coverage)
Sat, May 2 8 a.m. Dari & Mel
Sun, May 3 Noon Rothenberg & Weatherford


ESPN Chicago 1000

Throughout the week of April 27, ESPN Chicago 1000 will offer in-depth analysis leading up to and reviewing Day One of the NFL Draft across all talk shows, featuring live interviews with several ESPN and NFL-related guests.  Comedian Frank Caliendo will put on a special performance specifically for ESPN Chicago listeners.  Highlights:

  • On Monday, April 27, from 2 – 6 p.m. CT, Waddle & Slivy (with Tom Waddle and Marc Silverman) will host an NFL Draft roundtable with ESPN reporters Adam Schefter and John Clayton live from Public House Chicago. Schefter and Clayton will join from 5 – 6 p.m. CT.
  • On Tuesday, April 28, Carmen DeFalco, co-host of Carmen & Jurko, will host a “Draft Chat,” from 7 – 9 p.m. CT.
  • On Wednesday, April 29, ESPN Chicago 1000 will host an exclusive event starring Caliendo. Listeners must tune-in to win free tickets.
  • On Thursday, April 30, and Friday, May 1, Carmen and Jurko (10 a.m. – 2 p.m. CT) – hosted by DeFalco and John Jurkovic — and Waddle & Slivy will broadcast live from the site of the NFL Draft, the Auditorium Theater. Later Thursday, ESPN Chicago 1000 will present the Miller Draft Viewing Party with Carmen and Jurko at Square Celt, from 7 – 9 p.m. CT.

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Tara Chozet

I handle PR for ESPN Radio, espnW, technology, remote operations and soccer. I received my undergraduate degree from Dartmouth College and my Master’s degree from the University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism.
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