Former ESPN Radio Host, Personality Mike Golic Jr. Announces New Job

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Former ESPN radio host, television personality and analyst Mike Golic Jr. announced Wednesday that he will be joining DraftKings to host a daily podcast, the GoJo showfrom May 2.

The podcast will cover football, other sports, shows like The single person and rank “Little Debbie snacks” and more, according to a tweet from Golic Jr. He will also be joined by former Notre Dame football teammate and best friend Brandon Newman.

“It’s been a very weird 11 weeks on the shelf, but I’m so excited to get back to work and speak into a microphone again,” Golic tweeted. “…We will strive to give you something worth listening to…and improving as we go.”

Golic Jr. announced on February 8 that he was leaving the network after Barrett Sports Media released an ESPN memo stating that he was no longer part of the network’s daily radio lineup. He had hosted a drive-by show with Chris Canty.

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He started at ESPN in 2015, first working alongside his father on the mike and mike after that Golic and Wingo. Mike Golic Sr. left ESPN in the summer of 2020 after a two-decade run on the network. Golic Jr. then ventured to work on various ESPN platforms before his departure.

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