“John Clayton” will air every weekday from 10 a.m. to noon on 710 ESPN Seattle beginning Monday, June 6. Clayton, a.k.a. “The Professor,” will also host an original, weekly podcast and write for 710Sports.com. Clayton can still be heard every Saturday on “The John Clayton Show” from 9 a.m. to noon, as well as on “Brock and Salk” at 7:15 a.m. and “Danny, Dave & Moore” at 4 p.m.
“I’ve spent 30 years in the Pacific Northwest, and the time couldn’t have been better to expand my local presence here at 710 ESPN Seattle,” Clayton said. “I’m also excited to focus on the Seahawks, Mariners and the Seattle sports scene in an expanded role for 710Sports.com.”
Clayton, 62, joined ESPN as senior NFL writer and commentator in 1995 after working as an NFL and Seattle Seahawks beat writer for The News Tribune. He was inducted into the writers’ wing of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2007. Clayton has hosted his weekly radio show on 710 ESPN Seattle since the station’s inception in 2009.
Sources close to the station confirmed that Justin Myers, one of the current show’s co-hosts, was dismissed on Wednesday while Gee Scott has been reassigned to other duties with the station.