Touchdown Radio Announcers
Get to know the people who bring you Touchdown Radio every Saturday.
Touchdown Radio Founder & Color Analyst
Gino Torretta was the most celebrated football player in the University of Miami and NCAA history. A 1991 graduate with a degree in Business Management, Torretta won both athletic and academic awards during his prolific career as a Hurricane.
He became only the second player in Hurricane history to win the coveted Heisman Trophy Award as the nation's top collegiate football player. He was also honored as the Walter Camp Football Foundation's Player of the Year. The Associated Press, Kodak, Walter Camp and The Football News named Torretta first-team All-American. He also won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, The Maxwell Award and the Davey O'Brien national quarterback awards.
He was tapped into Iron Arrow, as one of the University's best ambassadors.
He has also been inducted into the Orange Bowl Hall of Fame and the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame. He is also a past President of the National University of Miami Alumni Association, and a current member of the Orange Bowl Committee. He has also been inducted into the University of Miami's Ring of Honor and the College Football Hall of Fame.
Originally from Pinole, California, Gino and his wife Bernadette reside in Miami. In 2005 he founded Touchdown Radio, nationally broadcasting a college football game of the week on a terrestrial network of stations as well as SiriusXM and Audacy. He is also the Senior Vice President of GAMCO Investors, where he has worked since 2004.
Touchdown Radio Play-by-Play Announcer
J.P. Shadrick enters his seventh season overall with Touchdown Radio in 2022, his sixth as a play-by-play announcer.
The 2004 graduate of The University of Alabama resides in Jacksonville, Florida, where he enters his 11th season as senior reporter as radio, television, and digital media host for the NFL’s Jacksonville Jaguars. Shadrick has also worked as an announcer with PGA Tour Entertainment and as a fill-in sports anchor on Channel 4 in Jacksonville.
Prior to joining the Jaguars and Touchdown Radio, Shadrick served as a spotter, stage manager and field producer with CBS Sports and Big Ten Network on college football coverage from 2001-2011 and worked nine seasons as a Minor League Baseball play-by-play announcer with the Wilson Tobs, Salem Avalanche, Sioux Falls Canaries, Jacksonville Suns and Oklahoma City RedHawks.