By OnMilwaukee Staff Writers   Published Jan 08, 2015 at 12:00 PM

The Big 920 has announced the addition of Mitch "Thunder" Nelles to its staff, effective Jan. 12. 

Nelles joins WOKY 920-AM as a sports account executive and he will be an on-air contributor and blogger for iHeartMedia.

Nelles, who most recently contributed a "Thunderstruck" blog to, was the long-time cohost of "Homer & Thunder" on ESPN 540-AM.

"We are very excited that Mitch is joining our team," said Big 920 program director Tim Scott, in a statement. "The addition of 'Thunder' just deepens our local commitment to Milwaukee sports fans."

Nelles, who graduated from the University of Wisconsin in 2000, joining the "Home of the Badgers" is exciting, and he said in a statement that he is "extremely excited to be a part of a company with such a record of success, and that is hyper focused on being a strong 

Nelles’ blog and podcast can be found starting Jan. 12 at