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Steak Shapiro | Atlanta’s Longest Running Sports Talk Radio Host

Episode 96: Steak Shapiro | Atlanta’s Longest Running Sports Talk Radio Host

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Rich Take On Sports

Show Notes:

  • Rich Spotlight: Steak Shapiro
    • Has learned that people are passionate and emotional about food and sports
    • Friends are amazed that he has been talking the same smack for over 40 years and is getting paid for it
    • Grew up in Boston and lived and breathed the local sports teams even though his family was not a big sports family
    • Knew early on as a child that he wanted to be in sports talk radio and convinced a local station to let him be on the air at 13-years old
    • Attended Tulane University and eventually secured a job in Atlanta, however, he was fired shortly after moving to Atlanta
    • Secured an investment of $1 million dollars to start his own radio station at the age of 29-years old and would eventually sell 790 The Zone 17 years later
    • Has always been fascinated with food and decided to start Atlanta Eats to showcase local restaurants in Atlanta and ultimately founded another company Bread n Butter Content Studio
    • Alabama winning the SEC Championship with Jalen Hurts and Atlanta United galvanizing the city of Atlanta are two great sports stories
    • Words of Wisdom from Steak Shapiro: “Be in the moment without focusing on the next thing and work hard.”

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About the author, Richmond Weaver

Richmond, a graduate of Clemson University has been involved with sports for most of his life and developed a passion for basketball and sports at an early age. He currently lives in Greenville, SC with his wife Karen, founder of Upstate Esthetics and their three kids.

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