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Thursday, January 26, 2023

After 42 years, Fred Roggin will no longer be the face of Southern California's local sports coverage.




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He joined the station in 1980. He was part of the longest-running news team the region has seen with Henry and Fritz Coleman, who recently retired.

His sports coverage airs on weekdays during the 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. broadcasts. In addition to his nightly sports coverage, Roggin hosts NBC's sports commentary show Going Roggin.'

Known for his irreverent style and his "Hall of Shame" and his "Roggins Heroes" segments, Roggin also endeared himself to families across the Southland for his focus on high school football. He devoted his Friday segments to highlights and interviews with players and coaches and became the go-to destination for Southern California high school football fans.

According to NBC, he earned more than 35 L.A. Emmy Awards, 30 Golden Mike Awards, five Associated Press Awards and several L.A. Press Club Awards. He's been inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcaster's Hall of Fame the California Sports Hall of Fame in 2019.

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