The Chiefs Award Winning Broadcast Team

Meet the team that knows your team best! For Over 20 years the Chiefs Radio Network has provided the best Chiefs coverage! Together they boast over a century of broadcast experience and bring a level of expertise, and insight that make the Chiefs Radio Network one of the best NFL Broadcasts in the league!

Mitch Holthus – Play By Play Announcer

Since joining the team as the “Voice of the Chiefs Radio Network” in 1994, Mitch has established himself as one of the Midwest’s most recognizable and honored broadcasters.   There are only a small handful of announcers in the NFL who can top Mitch’s tenure doing play-by-play.  Before coming to pro football, Mitch spent 14 years as the voice of football and basketball for Kansas State University.   He’s also can be seen and heard on Fox Sports television coverage of Missouri Valley basketball and Gateway Conference football.  A native of Smith Center, Kansas, he’s a graduate of Kansas State.

Len Dawson – Color Analyst

Len Dawson is one of Kansas City’s sporting icons thanks in large part to leading the Chiefs to a Super Bowl IV victory over the Minnesota Vikings.  Len’s long AFL-NFL playing career was capped in 1987 with his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, just a few miles down the road from his hometown of Alliance.  He joined the Chiefs Radio Network in 1985 and has provided analysis of every game since then.  A graduate of Purdue University, Len began his broadcasting career while he was still playing and can be seen every weeknight handling the sports report on KMBC-TV 
Channel 9.

Kendall Gammon – Home Game Sideline reporter / Away Game Color Analyst

The newest member of the Chiefs broadcast team is a 15-year NFL veteran, including 7 years with the Chiefs. Gammon played in the 2004 Pro Bowl and in Super Bowl XXX. Kendall Gammon was the first true long snapper to ever be added to a Pro Bowl roster. Gammon’s brilliant career also included four years with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Super Bowl XXX against the Dallas Cowboys in Tempe, Arizona. In addition, he played four years with the New Orleans Saints.

Art Hains – Studio Anchor

Art brings nearly thirty years of sports radio experience to game day, as he anchors the pre game show, half time and in game reports as well as post game coverage for the entire Chiefs Radio Network. An award winning sportscaster and Missouri native Art’s experience includes hosting the Dallas Cowboys pre and post game shows as well as being the “Voice of the Missouri State Bears” for the past 27 years.

Dan Israel – Executive Producer

Dan Israel is beginning his 20th season with the Chiefs Radio Network and serves as the Executive Producer. He is a 25 year veteran of the broadcast and recording industries. During this time he has produced and engineered national programming for NBC-Universal, CBS, ABC Sports, ESPN, NFL Films, and HBO. Throughout the last two decades Israel’s dedication and effort have help to make the Chiefs Radio Network the best in the NFL.

Israel resides in Lee’s Summit with his wife Denise, son Matt, and daughter Lauren.

Dani Welniak – Away Game Sideline Reporter

Len Dawson is one of Kansas City’s sporting icons thanks in large part to leading the Chiefs to a Super Bowl IV victory over the Minnesota Vikings.  Len’s long AFL-NFL playing career was capped in 1987 with his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, just a few miles down the road from his hometown of Alliance.  He joined the Chiefs Radio Network in 1985 and has provided analysis of every game since then.  A graduate of Purdue University, Len began his broadcasting career while he was still playing and can be seen every weeknight handling the sports report on KMBC-TV 
Channel 9.

Join Mitch, Len, Kendall, Dan & Art every game day for the best, most comprehensive Chiefs football coverage anywhere, on the Radio Home of the Chiefs – 101 The Fox, or any of the Chiefs Radio Network affiliates.