HOULTON, Maine (Tuesday, February 4, 2020) – WHOU/Northern Maine Media, Inc. is pleased to announce longtime Maine sportscaster Dale Duff has joined our team. Duff will be working with the WHOU crew to expand sports coverage for the WHOU video streaming service, WHOU.live, in the Bangor area and other parts of the state.
“Dale is legend in the broadcasting world in Maine and we are thrilled that he is joining our team,” stated Fred Grant, owner of Northern Maine Media, Inc. the parent company of WHOU radio and streaming service WHOU.live. “Dale’s interest in the success of our schools and communities is genuine and those that know him appreciate this passion. He’s been a great promoter of high school sports and will be a key player as we work to expand coverage in Maine for WHOU.live subscribers.”
Duff started his career at WHOU radio in 1974 while a student at Houlton High School. He began is his post college career as WLBZ-TV in the news department and then as sports director. In the early 1990s, Duff moved to WZON radio to help build Maine’s first all-sports radio station. Most recently, he has been brand manager for Sports Radio 92.9 The Ticket. Duff is also an adjunct faculty member at Husson University’s New England School of Communications (NESCOM) where he teaches Intro to Sports Journalism.
“I can’t wait to get started,” stated Duff. “For 40+ years in this business, I have enjoyed covering the local sports scene most of all. The WHOU team is committed to local sports coverage and I want to be a part of their expansion of that commitment. Tourney time is just around the corner and I’m ready!”
WHOU radio started video streaming high school sports in 2012 and has doubled its coverage every year since that time. The station now has multiple crews around Maine and covers approximately 250 high school events annually. The company unveiled WHOU.live in 2019 when it received the exclusive contract to broadcast the Maine High School Football Championships and the Regional Basketball Semi-Final and Finals for all 60 MPA tournament games. Fans can subscribe at WHOU.live for $10 and watch all 60 games in the upcoming basketball tournament. Coverage of other sports and events will continue throughout the year.