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.
When it comes to the SoCal 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