Mar 10, 2014 7:00p
President and General Manager
Doug is the President and General Manager of PRN and a co-anchor of all of the PRN race broadcasts. He can also be heard on-air on PRN's Fast Talk each Monday night.
Doug has been a part of PRN since 1988 starting out as the Affiliates Manager.
His broadcasting career started at WSTP/WRDX in Salisbury, N.C., where he served as the Program Director, morning show host, and sports play-by-play announcer. During his time in Salisbury, Doug received the UPI National Broadcast Award for Outstanding Sports Coverage in 1982. Doug's sportscasting career has included doing play by play of college football and basketball.
During his career he has worked on numerous broadcast teams including, Fox Sports Net and the Indy Racing Radio Network. In addition to his on air duties with PRN, Doug is also the co-anchor for the Indy Radio Network broadcast of the Brickyard 400. Doug joined Mark Garrow in the PRN booth in 1993 and they have been paired together ever since.
His career highlights include announcing several first-time winners including Bobby Labonte, Jeff Gordon, and Dale Earnhardt Jr's first cup win at Texas.
Originally from Asheville, N.C., Doug attended Appalachian State University graduating in 1977 with a degree in Speech/Broadcasting. He lives in Salisbury, N.C., with his wife Penny and daughter Amy.
Doug's hobbies include science fiction, golf (not that good) and he's a history nut especially the Civil War.
"My biggest thrill ever in broadcasting was making the final call on Adam Petty's win in an ARCA race at Charlotte. Growing up a Petty fan in North Carolina it was really a special treat to see them all celebrating in victory lane. It was a day I'll never forget. I don't have a favorite driver anymore but I'm always hoping that the race will have drama and that our broadcast is able to capture that excitement."