is the Sports Director at WTVF
in Nashville, Tennessee
Hines joined WTVF, then known as WLAC-TV, as Sports Director in 1971 following his graduation with a Bachelor of Arts
in journalism (A.B.J.) from the Henry W. Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication
at the University of Georgia
. Beginning in 1975, Hines was Sports Director of KFMB-TV
in San Diego, California
. There, he also served as the play-by-play radio broadcaster for the NFL
's San Diego Chargers
. For a time, Hines worked for WWL-TV
in New Orleans
, and served as the television play-by-play announcer for the New Orleans Saints
He spent a short stint in Charlotte, North Carolina
, where he worked for Ted Turner
at WRET (now WCNC-TV
). Next he moved on to a job in Baltimore, Maryland
, where he was the television play-by-play announcer for the Baltimore Colts
, and anchorman for WMAR-TV
. In 1983, Hines returned to the air in Nashville. Hines will be retiring from WTVF-TV in July of 2011.
Hines has won 6 broadcast Emmy Awards
. He has also been named Best Sportscaster in the Southeast. He was recently named a recipient of the Silver Circle Award by the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences
for 25 Years of Distinguished Service to the Industry.
Hines and his wife Pat have three grown children and four grandchildren.
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