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John Minko Biography
John Minko is an American television personality and sports radio. He is a “20/20 sports anchor” on radio station WFAN in New York City. He has worked there since its establishment, in 1987. He is nicknamed “Coach” by his coworkers, he provides listeners with up-to-the-minute sports news, Sundays through Thursdays between the hours of 10am and 5pm (Monday-Thursday) and 6am and 12pm (Sunday). John has also, at times, been referred to as the “Dean of Updates”, a moniker in recognition of his seniority.
John Minko Age
John was born on January 31, 1953 in New Milford, New Jersey. He is 66 years old as of 2019.
John Minko Wife
John is a happily married man. He met his wife after he graduated from Butler University when he was around 21 years old. After dating for a while they got married.
John Minko 1010 Wins
“It simply did not stop,” WFAN anchor John, who witnessed the crash of a train in 2016, told 1010 WINS. “It went right through the barriers and into the reception area.”
John Minko Mike Francesa | John Minko Podcast
John appears with the Mike’s On: Francesa on the Fan crew, preceded by Mike and the Mad Dog on the YES Network. which ran from 1989 thru 2014. He is often the butt of jokes made by host Mike Francesa. This includes false accusations of making critical remarks regarding other members of the radio station or claims that he has boasted about a personal achievement. He is also teased about his button-down personality and inability to ad-lib during his updates. Joe Benigno credits John for teaching him to read at a third-grade level.
John Minko WABC 770
John was the play-by-play voice of Army football on WABC 770 and WEPN from 2000 to 2009. He served as co-host of Army football’s pre-game show in 2010. John also served as the update person for Francesa’s nationally syndicated NFL Now show. Recently, John served as the fill-in radio voice of the New Jersey Nets. He also hosted a short-lived 1988 WFAN show, Minko Morning Zoo. His trademark calls are “Bingo!” and “He rings the bell.” John is a graduate of Butler University.Since November 2008 John has been the radio play by play announcer for St. John’s Red Storm college basketball.
John Minko Minute With Evan Roberts
He also co-hosts a weekly video blog called the Minko Minute with Evan Roberts. They usually talk about whatever Mink wants at first then Evan asks John a love question. These so far have only come from a male viewer. The usual response from John is to get the woman in question flowers and chocolate. Recently his advice has been to take the woman in question to a nice Broadway show. There have been a few guest appearances including the most recent appearance by Ian Eagle.
John Minko Salary And Net Worth
John has not revealed his annual salary, his estimated net worth is still under review.
John Minko Retiring
John has not yet retired. Currently he is a “20/20 sports anchor” on radio station WFAN in New York City. He might retire in the year 2020.
John Minko St John’s
John has been the radio play by play announcer for St. John’s Red Storm college basketball since November 11, 2008.