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John Seibel

John Seibel (born 1970) is an American broadcaster. He is the former host of KDKA's afternoon drive show Seibel, Starkey and Miller in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on 93.7 The Fan from 2-6 PM.


  • Before Seibel, Starkey and Miller 1
  • Life before ESPN 2
  • Before Alaska 3
  • Personal 4
  • References 5

Before Seibel, Starkey and Miller

Prior to moving to Pittsburgh in January 2010, Seibel was at ESPN for nine years. One of the more versatile commentators at the Worldwide Leader, Seibel anchored ESPNews from October 2000 until his departure in November 2009 while assuming many roles on ESPN Radio.

Seibel served as ESPN Radio's weekend host of GameNight in the summer of 2002 before joining ESPN Radio full-time. During his seven years of radio, Seibel hosted NFL on ESPN Radio, The Baseball Show, GameNight, The SportsBash, The Huddle with Mike Ditka, SportsNation, Football Tonight and Baseball Tonight. In 2007 and 2008, Seibel was the emcee for an ESPN/NFL joint effort Monday Night Football Chalk Talk Luncheon Series, anchoring a panel of former football greats.

Life before ESPN

Seibel made the big leap to ESPN from KIMO-TV in Anchorage, Alaska. He was the sports director of the ABC affiliate for three years winning numerous awards during his short tenure. Seibel won Alaska Broadcasters Association Goldie awards for Best Play-by-Play and Best Live Event all three years and Best Entertainment Program in 2000. Seibel was also named the NSSA's Sportscaster of the Year in 1997.

Before Alaska

Seibel is a 1997 Graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunication at Arizona State University, walking with honors as the schools Outstanding Graduate. Prior to ASU, Seibel served in the U.S. Air Force from January 1989-September 1991 as part of the Early Warning Missile Defense systems for NORAD at Falcon Air Force Station. He then served in the Hawaii Air National Guard from September 1991-May 1994 in a communications mobility unit. While in Hawaii, Seibel was also a television uplinker for Vision Accomplished.


Seibel is from Englewood, Ohio. He and his wife, Heather, have three children born in 2007, 2009 and 2011. The Seibels met at ESPN. Their story and wedding was chronicled on TLC's A Wedding Story.


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