Nationally recognized as the host of the television show Blind Date, Roger Lodge is AM830’s head “Halo Honk.” Roger is the KLAA voice for everything Angels. He brings his knowledge, passion and energy every afternoon from 3 to 7 pm.
When it comes to the So Cal Sports scene, nobody rivals Roger Lodge’s knowledge and historical perspective for the Angels, Dodgers, Lakers, Clippers, Ducks, Kings, USC, and UCLA.
He knows his sports and involves the listeners every hour.
At 5 pm during The SportsLodge, catch the Top Five at Five where Roger breaks down the big stories of the day.
LOS ANGELES ANGELS
Terry Smith joined the Angels in 2002 after serving as the radio voice of the New York Yankees Triple-A affiliate Columbus Clippers for 19 seasons. From 1983-97, Smith also served as Sports Director on WBNS AM in Columbus, Ohio and was simply known as “The Voice” serving as play- by-play announcer for the Ohio State University Football and Basketball Radio Network from 1986-97. Smith was recognized three times by the Ohio Associated Press for his sportscasts and WBNS AM was named the Outstanding Sports Operation in Ohio six times by the Associated Press. He is the longest tenured radio broadcaster in Angels club history.
Smith started his baseball broadcasting career in 1978, calling games for the Jacksonville Suns and later called games for the Memphis Chicks from 1981-82. At Memphis, Smith also worked as the Sports Director on WHBQ AM, anchoring sports on the morning and afternoon drive shows.
The Philadelphia native attended Temple University, where he played collegiate club hockey, as well as Jones College in Jacksonville, Fla. which has produced the likes of actors Joe Piscapo and Jay Thomas. In February 2002, Smith made his on-screen debut as a broadcaster in the baseball movie A Little Inside, which aired on HBO and Showtime. He assists in Angels Community Relations with appearances and has served as Honorary Chair of the Orange County Learning for Life’s Exploring program.
Angels Broadcast Analyst
Mark Langston joined Terry Smith on the air as an analyst on a part-time basis during the 2012 regular season and has been a key broadcast member ever since! During the 2019 season, Langston announced two games for the “MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube” on July 29th (Angels vs Detroit) and September 10th (Angels vs Cleveland).
Langston pitched 16 seasons at the Major League level, including eight with the Angels. He was originally drafted by Seattle in the 1981 draft and pitched for the Mariners (1984-89) and Montreal Expos (1989) before joining the Angels prior to the 1990 season. On Apr. 11, 1990 Langston and Mike Witt combined to pitch the eighth no-hitter in Angels history and the first combined no-hitter in club history. He pitched to an 88-74 record with a 3.97 ERA in his eight seasons with the Angels before finishing his career with the San Diego Padres (1998) and Cleveland Indians (1999). A four-time All-Star, Langston also won seven Gold Glove Awards, including five straight from 1991-95 with the Angels.
After retiring, Langston became the head baseball coach at Orange Lutheran High School where he guided the Lancers to a playoff berth in 2002. In Nov. 2018, Langston was inducted into the San Jose Sports Hall of Fame.
Angels Radio AM830 Reporter
Angels Replay, Angels Recap, &
Angels Recap Podcast Host
Trent Rush is the host of the Angels Recap post-game show, airing after Angels home games on Angels Radio AM830. Use #AngelsRecap on Twitter to join in on the conversation after every home game. Rush is also AM830’s weekday morning Sports Reporter with three reports an hour including the hourly Angels Replay featuring Angels news and highlights of the game the night before.
Rush has called play-by-play for ESPN, working Big West conference games on ESPN3. He has also called games on Time Warner Cable SportsNet, KDOC-TV, and various online outlets. Rush has called a variety of sports, including baseball, basketball, football, softball, volleyball, soccer, lacrosse, tennis, and field hockey.Prior to his current work at Angels Radio AM830 and ESPN3, Rush was the play-by-play voice of Long Beach State Baseball and called national high school football games in Orange, Los Angeles, and San Diego counties for local television stations.
Miss a show? No problem! Catch up on the latest news with the Angels Recap Podcast: angels.com/podcasts
After landing his first play-by-play job as voice of the Mineral Area Junior College Men’s Basketball Team (Flat River, Missouri) in 1976, Carroll has gone on to broadcast in several sports at both the college and professional levels. The long list of baseball teams includes the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, the Nashville Sounds (Triple-A), Huntsville Stars (Double-A) and Iowa Cubs (Triple-A). He has been employed in nine states and has called action in every state with the exception of Alaska and Idaho. At one point in the mid-1990s, Carroll was in Nashville broadcasting for five teams in three sports while freelancing for a newspaper. His work included covering the Nashville Knights of the ECHL and Vanderbilt University basketball and football (radio and television).
Carroll joined the Ducks after spending the previous two seasons handling the radio play-by-play duties for the New Orleans Brass of the ECHL, including serving in the communications, media relations and corporate sales departments. He also called games for the New Orleans Zephyrs, a Triple-A affiliate of the Houston Astros, from 1996-98. In addition, he handled play-by-play for the New Orleans Storm professional soccer team.
Carroll has previous NHL broadcasting experience with the Philadelphia Flyers, serving as radio play-by-play announcer for the 1995-96 season. He also called action for the New Haven Nighthawks of the AHL during the 1985-86 season and the Des Moines Buccaneers (USHL) from 1981-85.
A native of St. Louis, MO, Carroll is also a contributor to AnaheimDucks.com, the club’s official team website. On behalf of the team, he has served as an emcee at several charity events during the regular season and in the summer months. Along with his work with the Angels in 2011 as co-host of “Angels Today,” Carroll also co-hosted “This Week in Angels Baseball” for two years on Adelphia Cable in Southern California.
Ducks Color Analyst
Dan Wood, who was named to his position on Aug. 24, 2009, joins Steve Carroll in the Ducks radio broadcast booth for all preseason, regular season and postseason games, led by flagship station AM830 KLAA. Wood has served as radio color analyst for the Ducks for over 10 seasons, having called 786 consecutive regular-season games.
An 18-year veteran writer of NHL hockey, Wood covered the Ducks for the Orange County Register from 2000-09, including the club’s run to the 2007 Stanley Cup championship. Prior to joining the Register, Wood covered the San Jose Sharks for the Contra Costa Times from the team’s inception in 1991 until 2000.
A professional sportswriter since June 1980, Wood previously covered Stanford University football, men’s and women’s basketball, Bay Area college baseball and St. Mary’s College basketball, as well as high school and local sports.
Born in Ely, NV, Wood grew up in Livermore, CA, in the East Bay portion of the San Francisco Bay Area. He graduated from Livermore High School in 1976 and San Jose State University in 1980 (journalism major, sociology minor).
Ducks Post-Game Show Host
For over 10 seasons, Josh Brewster has been known by fans as the host of Duck Calls on AM830 KLAA, following Ducks games. The call-in show offers fans an opportunity to discuss the game and converse with a wide variety of guests, including players, broadcasters, writers and executives from the world of hockey.
In addition to hosting Duck Calls, Brewster serves as correspondent for NHL Network Television and appears regularly on Sirius/XM NHL Network Radio.
Starting in 2000, Brewster produced the first web radio series focusing solely on the game of hockey, Hockeytalk Audio Features, for Hockeytalk.biz and The Western Hockey Radio Show for the American Radio Network.
On television, he provided color commentary for Team USA at the World University Games for Fox College Sports and has narrated programs on Animal Planet and USA Network. He has also been a playwright, actor and public speaker. He has written for NHL.com, The Hockey News, The Fourth Period, and Hockey Digest. His career in hockey media is profiled in the book Living the Hockey Dream by Brian Kennedy.