Join veteran sports broadcaster Jay ‘Byrd’ Reese for ‘The BIGGEST Little Sportstalk Show in Oregon’  weekdays at 6pm now on ‘NEWSTALK 1110-AM’  and ‘THE NEW NEWSTALK 100.1FM–KBND.’

In central Oregon, from Sunriver to Culver, Black Butte to Powell Butte, hear today’s star and yesterday’s legends with The Byrdman….The Byrd is the Word!


Jay Byrd graduated Medford Sr. High School, and attended college at Oregon College of Education (WOU), Arizona State University, and Southern Oregon College.

He began his career as a part-time DJ while in high school under the mentoring of Oregon Duck announcer Jerry Allen.

Reese broadcast High School Football for 21 seasons making stops at Medford, Phoenix, Crater, Grants Pass, and Mt. View where he called the 2011 State Championship for the Cougars.
(Reese interviewing Mt. View Head Coach Steve Turner after the Cougs claimed the 2011 Title)
Reese currently serves as the lead ‘substitute’ announcer for the Beaver Sports Network from Learfield Sports where he handles the opening of every Oregon State Baseball season, and covers for a few men’s and women’s basketball games broadcasts.
The Byrd has also worked as a Television Sports Director/Anchor in his career.
And, Reese broadcast 4-years of Minor League baseball.
(Reese with Coach Pat Casey:photo Hank Hager)
In addition, Reese works as an associate partner with ‘Tablerock Sports Network ‘
in southern Oregon. Visit www.tablerocksports.net, and is the Founder-Owner of ‘Play Action Sports Media’ online at www.playactionsportsmedia.com
Hobbies: walking, bicycling, rafting, singing, cooking & eating spaghetti, and of course…TALKING. He also cherishes his time with his Granddaughter Aria.
His favorite pro sports teams are the Oakland A’s, Portland Trailblazers, BC Lions,  San Jose Sharks, and Portland Winterhawks. And, he’s a big NASCAR fan and has covered dirt track racing on the west coast.
His favorite college sports teams are the Beavers, Ducks, ASU, Boise State, and Gonzaga.