Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports


49ers Announce On-Air Talent Ahead of 2022 Season

Jul 7, 2022 at 10:15 AM--


Fans can look forward to several more years of iconic radio calls from Greg Papa and new insider coverage from Lindsey Pallares


The San Francisco 49ers today announced the extension of Greg Papa – the team's notorious radio voice – through the 2028 NFL season. Additionally, the franchise announced the hiring of a new team reporter, Lindsey Pallares (PUH-la-rez).

"Our team has experienced incredible games, plays, and moments on the field in the past few seasons, a large portion of which have been accompanied by memorable calls by Greg Papa. His voice has become synonymous with our organization, and we are thrilled to welcome him back to our radio booth for years to come," said 49ers President Al Guido. "We are also looking forward to Lindsey Pallares serving as the bridge between our players, coaches, and fans. With her charisma and ability to report in Spanish, I know Faithful from around the world will fall in love with her reporting."

Papa is a Bay Area sports broadcasting veteran of over 30 years, a three-time California Sportscaster of the Year, and a 2018 inductee into the Bay Area Radio Hall of Fame. Upon joining the 49ers in 2019, Papa became the first Bay Area broadcaster to have a role with five of the region's major professional teams. He previously served as the voice of the Warriors (TV & radio – 1986-97), Giants (TV & radio – 2004-08), Oakland A's (TV – 1990-2003) and Oakland Raiders (radio – 1997-2017). After graduating from Syracuse University, Papa was a member of the Indiana Pacers radio and television broadcasting teams from 1984-1986.

Pallares, a California native, is seasoned in the world of sports reporting. She most recently served as the Weekend Sports Anchor for FOX 40 in Sacramento, covering the Warriors' 2022 title-winning season. After graduating from UCLA, Pallares served as the Sports Director for KKCO-TV in Colorado, covering the 2016 and 2017 Winter X Games in Aspen. This role also provided her with a chance to get familiar with Levi's Stadium during her coverage of the Denver Broncos' participation in Super Bowl 50 played in Santa Clara. Pallares previously worked for WBAY-TV in Green Bay (2017-19), which involved regularly traveling to follow and cover the Green Bay Packers, and Fox Sports San Diego (2019-20), where she served as a digital reporter for the San Diego Padres and San Diego State University football and basketball.

"This opportunity is the culmination of many years of hard work and a tremendous amount of support from family, friends, and mentors," said new 49ers Team Reporter Lindsey Pallares, "I am so thrilled to continue my career as the Team Reporter for the San Francisco 49ers, a storied franchise in my home state."



Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



Rapoport: 49ers' talent can carry Trey Lance through 'up and down' season

By David Bonilla
Aug 8

The San Francisco 49ers are off today. The team returns to the practice field tomorrow. Anyone that follows the team even somewhat closely knows that second-year quarterback Trey Lance has had an up and down training camp. That was to be expected. This offseason is his first taking the majority of the quarterback snaps. Plus, Lance is going against what many expect to be one of this season's top defenses and has had starters in and out of the offense while doing so. NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport joined the PatMcAfee Show and shared what he's heard about and witnessed from last year's No. 3 overall pick. While none of it is new information, Rapoport still discussed Lance's "up and down" training camp. McAfee hilariously expressed shock as if the report



Kyle Shanahan: Trey Lance won't "make or break" 49ers' 2022 season

By David Bonilla
4 hrs

The San Francisco 49ers probably would have done well last season with or without Jimmy Garoppolo at the helm for the majority of the games. They may not have been a lock for an NFC Championship Game appearance without their steady game manager, but the season probably wouldn't have been a flop with rookie Trey Lance under center. The reason for that is the level of talent on the roster. The team was loaded with playmakers on both sides of the football. A case could be made that Lance should have played more. The then-21-year-old quarterback, more than anything, needed reps—more than the two starts he got filling in for an injured Garoppolo. He entered the NFL with just 17 collegiate starts under his belt and only 318 passes



What Kyle Shanahan said ahead of 49ers' 8th training camp practice

By Site Staff
Aug 5

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with reporters before Friday's practice, the eighth of training camp. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Opening Comments: "New stuff for you guys. [WR] Marcus Johnson is in the protocol. [OL] Jaylon Moore has a lower leg strain, he's going to miss a little bit of time. And is that it? That was it." Johnson in the protocol from the hit? "He's in protocol. He's recovering slowly. It doesn't look like it, but he's feeling better." What was your message after Tuesday with the hit that he took? "To wear a helmet or be more



What Kyle Shanahan said ahead of 49ers' 9th training camp practice

By Site Staff
Aug 6

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan spoke with reporters before Saturday's practice, the ninth of training camp. Here is everything he had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. We saw WR Deebo Samuel and QB Trey Lance doing some after practice stuff yesterday. Where are they in terms of their chemistry and are you confident that that can be sort of bridged before the season begins? "Yeah, definitely. I think a lot of that stuff's overrated, personally. I think it's just about getting Deebo back in practice consistently with the reps. We've eased him in with him having a late start. He's just starting to get up to normal practice, I think it'll be here in the next couple of


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone