ESPN Radio has moved from Cumulus Media’s WJOX 94.5 to Cox Radio’s WZNN 97.3 The Zone in Birmingham, AL. 97.3 the Zone has changed to ESPN 97.3 the Zone and has added ESPN programming at night and on the weekend.
ESPN Radio’s full schedule including Mike and Mike, The Herd with Colin Cowherd and the Scott Van Pelt Show will air on ESPN 1320 and 107.3 FM (Cox Radio’s WENN simulcast) in that market.
Cox Media Group Vice President and General Manager David R DuBose says, “ESPN Radio and 97.3 the Zone will be a great partnership for years to come. The Zone continues to grow into a major factor in sports-talk in central Alabama, adding ESPN Radio is a tremendous step for us.
“ESPN Radio is pleased to partner with Cox Radio to serve Birmingham sports fans, among the most passionate in the country,” said Traug Keller, ESPN Senior Vice President, Production, Business Divisions. “97.3 The Zone’s vision mirrors ESPN’s in providing listeners with the most comprehensive coverage of the national and local daily sports scene. We are also eager to bring Mike & Mike, Colin Cowherd and Scott Van Pelt to 1320 AM / 107.3 FM, and to the great sports marketplace of Birmingham.”