As the afternoon drive sports anchor, Gordon Damer brings his unique humor and insight to WCBS Newsradio 880. With a razor sharp wit, an unparalleled passion and a basic grasp of the English language, Gordon is one of the up and coming voices in radio today. Damer began his radio career as a sports intern with WCBS back in 1992.
Born in Queens, raised on Long Island and now living in NJ, Gordon got his first on-air job with 1010 WINS in October of 1996 on the same night that the Yankees clinched the World Series against the Braves. Gordon also can be seen on YES network as a host of This Week in Football and as part-time host for Yankees batting practice today as well as Nets pre and post game shows.
Gordon graduated from St John’s University, where he earned a B.A. in Communications. Damer and his wife Maureen currently reside in Bloomfield, NJ along with thier son Jack. Gordon’s teams are the Yankees, Dolphins, Knicks and St. John’s and anyone who can beat the Jets. His heroes include Don Mattingly, Dan Marino, Rowdy Roddy Piper and the guy who invented surf and turf. In his free time Gordon enjoys PlayStation 3, Scrabble, rubbing his dog Buster’s belly as well his favorite tv shows, “The Wire”, “Lost”, and “Seinfeld”.
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