Studio Operator & Talk Show Host
Longtime Atlanta resident and veteran broadcaster Mike Sammond is the owner and operator of the Business RadioX studio in Duluth, GA – known as the Subaru of Gwinnett studio. He is also the co-host of the weekly program “Gwinnett Business Radio” which airs every Thursday at 10:00 AM. Since opening the studio in the Fall of 2012, over 1,200 local business leaders have come through his doors to talk about the great work they are doing in their community.
Mike began his broadcasting career in radio while still a college student at the University of Georgia. Since then, he has worked as a sports director at radio and television stations throughout the Southeast including three years at WRBL-TV in Columbus and three years as a sports anchor at CNN Headline News. Most recently he served as a sports talk show host, reporter and update anchor for CBS Radio/92.9 The Game in Atlanta.
Mike is also an award-winning play-by-play announcer with extensive experience announcing high school, college and professional sports including baseball, basketball, hockey and football. Over the years, he has announced sports for the University of Georgia, Atlanta Braves, Gwinnett Braves, International Hockey League and Arena Football League among others.
On the international sports stage, Mike serves as an announcer for Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS). He has covered the Winter Olympics in Vancouver (2010), Youth Olympics in Singapore (2010), Summer Games in London (2012) and Summer Games in Rio (2016). He also announced basketball and table tennis at the 2015 European Games in Azerbaijan.
Away from the broadcast booth, Mike has been a part-owner, team president and front-office executive for professional teams in minor league hockey and arena football. He also spent four years in charge of corporate sponsorships for the Arena at Gwinnett center (now Infinite Energy Arena) before joining Business RadioX.
Trey Odum serves as a producer at the Business RadioX studios in Gwinnett and North Fulton. In addition to preparing and uploading the webpages for many of the shows, Trey manages and sets-up the equipment for all of the studio’s live on-site remotes. He is a graduate of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting.