Phil Dawson is the morning sports anchor for News/Talk 1310 WIBA, The Big 920, and The Big 1070. He is a Madison native who attended Verona Area High School before studying broadcasting at Winona State University, where he was sports director at KQAL for two years and part of the 2004 National Broadcasting Society chapter of the year. He also was the sports director of ESPN Radio in La Crosse for two years before making it back home. Phil also does play-by-play for high school football, is the back up voice for Wisconsin Badger Basketball, and is the in-house contest and game host at the Kohl Center, and if there is one man that can challenge Mike Heller as a Wisconsin Sports homer...that'd be Phil.
Outside of watching sports on TV, Phil enjoys putting down your favorite band, playing video games for hours on end, and finding new places to throw-down on some food. He lifts, but only his chest and bi-ceps, plus, you don't want him on your City League Hoops Team....BALL HOG!!! He is a certified rib-tasting judge, pig wrestler and has an affinity towards Erin Andrews.