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Craig Carton

Craig Carton

Craig Carton co-hosts one of the country's most popular and influential morning sports radio shows with former NFL great Boomer Esiason, WFAN's "Boomer & Carton."

Carton began his broadcasting career in 1991 at WGR Radio in Buffalo, N.Y. His energetic and irreverent show quickly became a ratings hit. He moved from Buffalo to WWWE in Cleveland in 1992, and later to Philadelphia sports leader WIP-AM a year later. During his more than four years at WIP, Carton's program soared in the ratings, and he also became a well respected reporter covering the Philadelphia Eagles.

In the fall of 1997, Carton was given an opportunity to host a syndicated sports talk show on the Sports Fan Network. After being heard on 40 stations throughout the country, Carton was recruited to join KKFN, The Fan, in Denver, Colo. as morning show host. In his first year with the station, he became the highest rated show in the KKFN's history. He was later hired by cross-town rival KBPI and within one ratings period had the highest rated local morning show in Denver.

Following a stint at WNEW-FM in New York City, Carton joined WKXW New Jersey 101.5 where had been there for more than five years hosting "The Jersey Guys" broadcast in afternoon drive. Additionally, Carton has written weekly sports columns for the Gannett Newspaper chain and The Trentonian.