Doug Tribou joined the staff of Only A Game as a producer and reporter in 2008. He first came to WBUR as a news anchor in 2006.
Doug grew up in Reading, Massachusetts and Fair Lawn, New Jersey. He began his professional radio career as a producer at WRKO in Boston before working as a news anchor and reporter at WHCU in Ithaca, New York.
In 1999 Doug became the program and news director for three stations in Portland, Maine, including Newsradio 560 WGAN and 970 WZAN. During his six years there, WGAN’s news coverage earned several awards from the Maine Association of Broadcasters and the Associated Press. Doug was also honored individually for his reporting on breaking news and for his writing and direction of multiple on-air marketing campaigns for WGAN and WZAN. Saga Communications named him its national program director of the year in 2001.
While in Portland, Doug taught radio news writing at the University of Southern Maine. He returned to Boston to become the program director for the city’s first full-time ESPN Radio station. Doug has also worked as a radio programming and branding consultant.
In addition to his stories and guest hosting appearances on Only A Game, Doug’s reporting has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered and American Public Media’s Marketplace.
Doug is a graduate of Syracuse University, where he earned a degree in Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. He lives with his wife, their two daughters, and their sizeable dog, Ox, in the Boston area.
BOSTON — Sunday afternoon during a game against the Houston Texans, Julian Edelman was at work at his day job: wide receiver for the New England Patriots, but Edelman recently moonlighted as a guest lecturer at Emerson College in an appearance that was arranged on Twitter. Doug Tribou has our story.
As the NBA opens a new season, we’re looking back at the best-selling basketball sneakers of all-time and their Hall-of-Famer namesake. No, not Michael Jordan. We’re talking about Chuck Taylor. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou has our story.
Only A Game’s Doug Tribou shares a bit of hardball history courtesy of legendary mystery writer, Raymond Chandler.
BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox are one win away from advancing to the American League Championship Series. The Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7 to 4 in Game 2 of their Division Series at Fenway Park last night.
BOSTON — The Boston Red Sox opened the American League Division Series with a 12-2 drubbing of the Tampa Bay Rays Friday afternoon at Fenway Park.
Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brian Wilson is back in the big leagues after undergoing Tommy John surgery, and his beard hasn’t missed a beat. Now a razor company is offering him a chance to earn $1 million on the side.
In his new book ‘The Sports Gene,’ David Epstein investigates the role genetics plays in forming elite athletes. His research took him all over the world and he shares some of his discoveries with Doug Tribou.
As the popularity of UFC and mixed martial arts surges, karate and other traditional martial arts have seen a sharp drop in participation. Only A Game’s Doug Tribou looks at how karate fits into the new martial arts landscape in the U.S.
After finding a closet full of memories, Basketball Hall of Famer Jerry Lucas opted to put his awards and memorabilia on the open market. But as Doug Tribou notes, Lucas’ accomplishments are far from forgotten.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Coach Bill Belichick said he was “personally disappointed and hurt” and extended his sympathies to the victim’s family.