As a champion of the local sports fan, Nestor Aparicio is in his 35th year involved in Baltimore media as an entrepreneur, radio station owner and host, journalist, author, civic activist, social storyteller and truth seeker.
Nestor began his career at The Baltimore News American on January 11, 1984. Sun in 1985 as sports writer and moved to radio in 1992 where he led the market for 14 years as daily afternoon drive host and purchased his own radio station WNST-AM 1570 in 1998. Soon after founding WNST, Sporting News Radio in Chicago called him to host a nationally syndicated afternoon drive show called “Nasty Nationwide.” heard on more than 425 affiliates across America. Wrote book on 2001 Super Bowl champion Ravens called “Purple Reign.” Former Ravens coach Brian Billick owns part of WNST.net with Aparicio and an all-local ownership group that benefits Living Classrooms Foundation. Nestor and his staff have been hosting Saturday night purple parties on the road for Ravens fans since 1996. Currently heavily involved in web media sports, video, blogs and social media at www.wnst.net.
Born in Dundalk…Just turned 40…Began as an agate clerk and gopher in 1984 at The News American…Sportswriter and music critic at The Evening Sun from 1986 through 1992…Started doing sports radio with Kenny Albert in 1992 on WITH-AM 1230…Obtained WNST-AM 1570 in 1998…Was nationally syndicated on 425 stations via Sporting News Radio from 1999 through 2001…Retired from daily radio in 2004 to C.E.O. and do business development for WNST…Led walkout of 2,000 Orioles fans at Camden Yards in the “Free The Birds” movement…Became partners with Brian Billick and began WNST.net earlier this year…Loves to travel the world and shoot campy videos for wnsTV…In general, he loves Baltimore and lives to make this website great!