Mike Missanelli renews with The Fanatic in Philadelphia


Greater Media announced afternoon driver Mike Missanelli has renewed a multi-year deal on 97.5 / The Fanatic in Philadelphia. The station is also simulcast on 950 ESPN AM.

Missanelli, who started doing afternoon drive on 950 ESPN in April of 2008, has been ranked number one for several months during the past two years and has become the cornerstone of 97.5 The Fanatic.

“I’m tremendously excited to continue on with a radio station whose only mission is to serve Philadelphia sports fans,” said Missanelli. “I’m ecstatic to be a part of our historic move of bringing sports talk in Philly to FM and I’m grateful to the fans for making this journey with us. We have a great direction here at 97.5 The Fanatic, and we’re only going to get better.”

“We look forward to continuing our association with Mike and thrilled at what he has accomplished at 97.5 The Fanatic,” said John Fullam, Vice President and Market Manager of Greater Media Philadelphia. “It’s no wonder he has been a ratings leader in afternoons and he just keeps getting better.”