Oklahoma City’s KOCO Names Sports Director

By Andrew Gauthier 


KOCO-5 has hired longtime Dallas TV sportscaster Bob Irzyk as sports director. Irzyk replaces Mark Rodgers, who left in late May to become marketing director for the Lucky Star Casino. He begins work Aug. 2.

Irzyk served as an anchor, reporter and sports director at KDAF-TV in Dallas from November 1998 to January 2009, when he was dropped by the station. He won a Regional Emmy award for his “Farewell to Texas Stadium story in 2008.

A graduate of Southern Illinois University, he also has served as a sports anchor and reporter at TV and radio stations in Tampa, Fla., Chicago, New York City and Carbondale, Ill. More…