Jeff Solari is currently the co-host of the Drive airing from 4-6pm on 92.9FM, The Ticket in Bangor.
He is the President and founder of the Sports Chowdah, Maine’s only free, weekly sports e mail newsletter.
He has been in sports media since he was 17. He is not shy with his opinions or unique perspective on the world of sports.
Jeff is a graduate of Mount Desert Island High School and the University of Southern Maine.
Solari began broadcasting sports while in high school doing local high school games on local cable TV and WDEA radio in Ellsworth.
He continued broadcasting sports while at USM, covering Final Four basketball teams and a national champion baseball team. He also worked as
An Associate Producer in the sports department of WCSH TV in Portland with Bill Green and Bruce Glasier.
After graduating from college, he became a Sports Anchor/ Reporter at WLBZ-TV working with Dale Duff and Lee Goldberg from 1992-1995.
In the late ’90’s, Solari did high school games for WMDI in Bar Harbor and provided play-by-play of Maine Women’s basketball during the Cindy Blodgett era for WZON.
In 2003, he served as co-host of the Oklahoma football postgame show on WKY in Oklahoma City.
Back in Maine in 2004, he hosted “The Shootaround,” an afternoon sports talk show on WZON radio until 2010.
Recently, he has been a contributor and fill-in host on the now defunct Downtown show and for the past two years has been the 5pm host of The DRIVE on 92.9FM in Bangor.
Solari has won more than15 MAB and AP broadcaster awards.