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Profile: Tom Glasgow

Tacoma native Tom Glasgow is Sports Director on KOMO 4 News Radio. He’s also the lead play by-play announcer on Big Sky and Mountain West Football and basketball for Root Sports. Glasgow began his broadcasting career at KIRO Radio as a sports producer for Bob Blackburn, Wayne Cody and the original voice of the Seahawks Pete Gross.

After serving as a reporter, Anchor, Talk show host, Tom moved in front of the camera to become the lead sports anchor at KIRO TV. He then became the first primary anchor at FSN, where he co-hosted the Emmy Award winning Northwest Sports Report and Pac-10 Tonight. Glasgow was also part of a team that recently won an Emmy Award for live/ unedited sports event for his play- by –play on the 2010 USC-WSU football game.

The Pacific Lutheran University Graduate also spent two seasons as play-by –play voice of the NBA’s Vancouver Grizzlies before the franchise’s move to Memphis. In addition, Glasgow is a character inductee into the Mount Tahoma High School Hall of Fame as part of a group that included former NFL great Ahmad Rashad and ex- Los Angeles Dogers star Ron Cey. Tom and his wife Heidi reside in Issaquah with their two young daughters Abby and Olivia.

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