Meet Jeff Solari
Jeff Solari has been in sports media since he was 17. He is not shy with his opinions or unique perspective on the world of sports. Jeff is a graduate of Mount Desert Island High School and the University of Southern Maine.
Solari began broadcasting sports while in high school doing local high school games on local cable TV and WDEA radio in Ellsworth.
He continued broadcasting sports while at USM, covering Final Four basketball teams and a national champion baseball team.
After graduating from college, he became a sports TV anchor at WLBZ-TV working with Dale Duff and Lee Goldberg from 1992-1995.
In the late '90's, Solari did high school games for WMDI in Bar Harbor and provided play-by-play of Maine Women's basketball during the Cindy Blodgett era for WZON. In 2003, he served as co-host of the Oklahoma football postgame show on WKY in Oklahoma City.
Back in Maine in 2004, he hosted "The Shootaround," an afternoon sports talk show on WZON radio until 2010. He has also been a contributor and fill-in host on the Downtown show, and from 2015-2018 was co-host of the Drive.
Solari has won over 15 MAB and AP broadcaster awards.