Sam Crenshaw is a veteran
Sports Reporter and television Sports Anchor. The Weekend Morning Host on CBS Atlanta Radio’s Sports Radio 92.9 The Game, Sam is also a correspondent for Atlanta City TV and Spokesperson for the Sports Image Georgia Sports Marketing Group. Crenshaw is a member of the broadcast crew for high school sports on GPB and play by play voice for Georgia State basketball on ESPN3. Sam is known in the Atlanta community for his knowledge of local athletes and teams as well as his passion for playing tennis.
A Birmingham, AL native, Sam worked at WXIA-TV from September of 1998 until August of 2014. Sam came to 11Alive from WFMY-TV, Gannett’s CBS affiliate in Greensboro, North Carolina where he served as sports anchor/reporter since August of 1991.
Prior to his work at WFMY-TV, Crenshaw was the Sports Director at WRDW-TV in Augusta, Georgia for five years. Crenshaw also served as the anchor for “Black College Sports Today” on ESPN, a weekly program that focuses on athletics at the nation’s historically black universities. Sam also served as sideline reporter and play-by-play voice for college football on ESPN2. A 2003 Emmy Award winner for Best Sports Performer, Crenshaw also hosted Matchpoint Atlanta, a weekly tennis program that aired regionally on Sportsouth and locally on 11Alive.Sam has received the USTA’s Media Excellence Award and serves on the board of the Atlanta Youth Tennis And Education Foundation. In addition, Sam has been Sideline Reporter for Atlanta Falcons Radio as well as Sideline Reporter for Georgia State University Panthers Radio.
Sam is a graduate of University of West Georgia. During his college years, Sam was an announcer at WSB-FM. He also is a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Sam and his wife Phyllis live in Duluth.