RADIO FACTS -- Every Wednesday Bonnie-Jill Laflin and co-host Adam Copeland, one of the top 30 sportscasters under 30, share interviews with prominent athletes and celebrities discussing sports news and action with an insider’s perspective.
Adam Copeland is a sports commentator, producer and radio talk show host who has been making waves in the Bay Area broadcasting industry for the last decade. While in college at San Francisco State University, Copeland called both baseball and basketball games for the school’s radio and television stations. In 2016, he was hired at KNBR and quickly climbed the professional ladder. He started out as a board operator and eventually became the producer of KNBR Tonight with Ryan Covay. In February 2018, after time as a fill-in host, Copeland was named host of his own talk show, The Leadoff Spot with Adam Copeland. The show airs weekday mornings from 5 – 6 a.m. Pacific.
Copeland is also the co-host of Weekends in the Park ahead of the San Francisco Giants home games. In October 2018 Copeland was named to the Sportscasters Talent Agency of America’s list of the top 30 sportscasters under 30. He was the only African American to make the list. Copeland lives in San Francisco. During his free time, he enjoys golfing, playing basketball and spending time with his girlfriend and cheering on his favorite team, the San Francisco Giants.