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Milwaukee Bucks Radio Announcers For The 2023-24 Season

By Bishow Adhikari / 22 November 2023 04:27 AM

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Milwaukee Bucks radio announcers are Dave Koehn, Marques Johnson and Ben Brust. Koehn has more than 6 years of experience at the BCS level play by play.

The Milwaukee Bucks Radio Network covers basketball games and associated programming for the Milwaukee Bucks who are a part of the NBA. The network operates across 16 stations across Wisconsin and Michigan state.

The Bucks radio broadcasts are available on WTMJ-AM 620 and their statewide radio network.

The programming has two segments. One part is called the pre-game which is also called Buck Shots. And the second one is post-game where the first half hour is the Post-Game Show, and the last hour is Bucks And One. 

Both the shows are aired on ESPN Milwaukee and ESPN Madison.

Milwaukee Bucks Announcers On Radio

The Milwaukee Bucks announcers on the radio are:

  • Dave Koehn (2021 - recent)
  • Ted Davis (1997 - 2021)

Dave Koehn

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In October 2021 the Milwaukee Bucks hired Dave Koehn to take Ted Davis's place as announcer after he retired after 24 years. Previously, Koehn handled play-by-play duties for the Virginia Cavaliers' football and men's basketball teams from July 2008 to October 2021.

In 2019, Dave broadcasted Virginia's NCAA men's basketball championship. The National Sports Media Association named him Virginia Broadcaster of the Year in 2020.

Koehn attended the University of Kansas and majored in broadcast journalism. He began his career as a sports reporter and anchor for Vermont's WCAX-TV in Burlington.

The native of Colorado Springs also worked as a broadcaster for the Vermont Lake Monsters baseball team along with that he has been the radio play-by-play voice for the University of Vermont men’s basketball team.

He also has the experience of play-by-play by working for Sam Houston State University football, men’s basketball and women’s basketball and also with the Texas Lutheran University football, basketball and baseball.

Ted Davis

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Davis began his broadcasting career at the age of 17 after being hired by KDNT in Denton, Texas. Ted was later employed by CBS Radio to cover the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament from 1986 to 1988 and also the NCAA Women's Final Four in 1986 and 1987.

In the year 1997, he left precipitously left his work at the Dallas Mavericks and joined WTMJ.

Ted was awarded “the Milwaukee Achievement in Radio” (AIR) in the 1998 - 1999 and 2004 - 2005 seasons as the best play-by-play broadcaster. He was also rewarded with a KATIE award at KLIF-AM calling games for the Mavericks in 1996-97.

After the Milwaukee Bucks lifted up the trophy by defeating the Phoenix Suns with the final scoreboard of 105-98 in the NBA 2021 final, Ted Davis announced his retirement from Bucks Radio Network. He was a member of the Radio Club from 1997 till August 2021.

Bucks TV Announcers and Hosts

Milwaukee Bucks TV announcers include:

  • Lisa Byington
  • Jeff Grayson
  • Craig Coshun

Lisa Byington

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Byington was hired by the Bucks as the play-by-play broadcaster for TV coverage to replace retiring Jim Paschke in August 2021. She is the first woman to work as a full-time TV play-by-play announcer for a men's professional sports team.

She is a veteran broadcaster with over 20 years of experience, and she has called games for the NBA, WNBA, and NCAA.

Lisa worked as an outstanding announcer and reporter for FOX Sports and Big Ten Network. In 2017, she created history by becoming the first-ever female to provide play-by-play commentary for a college football game on Big Ten Network.

For the first time ever, CBS and Turner Sports have made history by having Byington do play-by-play in March Madness.

Her groundbreaking achievement paved the way for more women to pursue and excel in sports broadcasting. 

The 47-year-old sports commentator announced the 2019 Women's World Cup for Fox and the 2020 Olympic Games as a play-by-play announcer for men's and women's soccer. She is also a sideline reporter for the NCAA men's basketball tournament with CBS and Turner since 2017.

A native of Portugal, Lisa is an athlete who played basketball for four years during her time in Northwestern University

Jeff Grayson

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Jeff Grayson is a TV host who covers the Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Brewers for Bally Sports Wisconsin as the pre-game and post-game host.

He was a pupil of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee where he completed his major in mass communications. His sports person began after he was offered employment at WBAY-TV. Jeff's promotion made him the producer for WBAY interviews with the Packers, Bucks, and Brewers.

Later, Grayson worked for KMSP-TV from 1993 to 2005. After he was let go, he began working for the public relations department. In the summer of 2007, he was employed by the FSN Wisconsin team.

Grayson has won two Emmy Awards and was once named Best Sports Anchor by Minneapolis City Pages during his time at KMSP-TV.

Craig Coshun

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Craig Coshun is a host and a reporter for the Bally Sports Wisconsin Brewers Live and Bucks Live. He is entering his 25th season as a play-by-play in the TV booth.

He has been a broadcaster at FOX Sports Wisconsin since April 2001. Prior to that, he was a sports director in Eau Claire and Madison, Wisconsin during his early career in the 1990s.

Coshun has been a Reporter since 2001, a Brewers Live Host since 2007 and a substitute play-by-play since 2010. He was awarded the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association's "Sportscaster of the Year" award in 2006.

Additionally, he is also a member of the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Hall of Fame.

Bucks Radio Network [All Stations]

Milwaukee Bucks Radio has 16 affiliate stations in Wisconsin and Michigan. The flagship station is WTMJ-AM 620 in Milwaukee.


  • WJMS - 590 AM


  • WHBY - 1150 AM (103.5/106.3 FM)
  • WBEV-FM - 95.3 FM
  • WMEQ - 880 AM/106.3 FM
  • KFIZ - 1450 AM
  • WFAW - 940 AM
  • WNFL - 1440 AM/101.9 FM
  • WCLO - 1230 AM/92.7 FM
  • WKTY - 580 AM/96.7 FM
  • WTLX - 100.5 FM
  • WOMT - 1240 AM
  • WTMJ - 620 AM
  • WPRE - 980 AM/104.3 FM
  • WJMC - 1240 AM
  • WDUX - 92.7 FM
  • WRIG - 1390 AM/93.9 FM

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WTMJ-AM 620 is the flagship station of the Milwaukee Bucks radio stream. It has news and talk shows in radio format which is owned by Good Karma Broadcasting L.L.C.

WTMJ (previously known as WKAF) is a commercial AM radio station that is based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In 1922 it was owned by The Milwaukee Journal newspaper which broadcasts news blocks during the day, local talk shows in the afternoon, sports in the evening and syndicated shows late at night.

In 1927, the Milwaukee Journal purchased the WKAF and renamed it WTMJ. The flagship is also associated with the NBC Red Network.

WTMJ made its debut broadcast on July 1927 by the WTMJ Orchestra and a remote broadcast featuring Bill Carlsen's orchestra. On November 1928 the Federal Radio Commission's General Order 40 assigned them a frequency of 620 kHz.

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They have been broadcasting Milwaukee Brewers games since 1971. WTMJ had been the most popular station in local Arbitron ratings, but by spring 1990, they tied in the Top 40 station with WKTI.

WHBY AM 1130 is a commercial radio station licensed to Kimberly that serves the Green Bay and Appleton-Oshkosh areas. It is considered one of the most famous radio stations in the Fox Valley. It also carries Milwaukee sports radio broadcasts. 

WJMS AM 1270 in Ironwood is also a prominent radio station for Milwaukee Bucks because it is only an affiliate station in Michigan. It provides a full service of various classic country music along with talk. It was first aired on November 3, 1931.