Jeff Solari is co-host of The Drive. He joins the show each day from 5-6pm to offer his opinions and unique perspective on the world of sports. Jeff is a graduate of Mount Desert Island High School and the University of Southern Maine. Solari began broadcasting sports while in high school doing local high school games on local cable TV and WDEA radio in Ellsworth. He continued to broadcast sports while at USM covering Final Four basketball teams and a national champion baseball team. After graduating from college, he became a TV anchor at WLBZ-TV working with Dale Duff and Lee Goldberg from 1992 to 1995. In the late ’90s, Solari did high school games for WMDI in Bar Harbor and provided play by play of Maine Women's basketball during the Cindy Blodgett era for WZON. In 2003, he served as co-host of the Oklahoma football postgame show on WKY in Oklahoma City. He came back to Maine in 2004 and hosted "The Shootaround," an afternoon sports talk show, on WZON radio until 2010. Recently, he has been a contributor and fill-in host on the Downtown show. He has served as an adjunct professor at the New England School of Communications. Solari has won over 15 MAB and AP broadcaster awards. He is currently the manager of Business Development at the law firm Rudman-Winchell. "I am very excited to be back on the radio and part of this team and to have the chance to bring a new style of show to local sports fans - a show that's listener-focused," said Solari.