Locked On Warriors host Cyrus Saatsaz Cyrus Saatsaz is a Society of Professional Journalists award winner in Online News Reporting; the author of the book Dogwild & Board: Stories, Interviews and Musings from a Surf Journalist; founded and hosts a podcast channel and YouTube show called “Rick Barry’s House” with NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry; is the lead journalism professor at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, where he advises student publication The Cuestonian; is an adjunct journalism professor at Moorpark College; and is a lecturer for the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at San Jose State University.
Saatsaz was formerly a senior editor for USA Today; a reporter for KCBS All-News Radio in San Francisco; a multimedia journalist for The Huffington Post, Sports Illustrated, Yahoo Sports, Men’s Journal and the San Francisco Chronicle; the social media manager for nonprofit news organization inewsource in San Diego; a journalist and broadcaster for ESPN radio; and is the former owner of San Francisco Surf Company, an eco-friendly surf shop/bookstore/art gallery that was located on Union St. in San Francisco.
Saatsaz was a sports broadcaster, executive producer and Creative Director at KNBR radio for nearly a decade, and the webcast commentator for the Maverick’s Surf Contest. When he isn’t covering the Defending World Champion Golden State Warriors for award-winning publications or researching the latest trends in media consumption and information dissemination while teaching students the incredible power of mass media, you can find the native Californian on road trips scouring the California coast for pristine waves with his English Bulldog Bubba AKA Bubz AKA BubbaGanoush AKA Bubba Fett AKA Bubbabouey. Listen to Cyrus Ky daily on the Locked On Podcast Network. Your Team. Every Day.