NBC Sports Radio tops 300 affiliates


NBC Sports RadioThe joint venture network between Dial Global and NBC Sports Group is celebrating the major milestone with 303 stations are now airing NBC Sports Radio programming in less than a year.

Among the new stations recently added to NBC Sports Radio’s lineup are Tyler Media’s KRXO-FM, Oklahoma City, OK; Entercom’s WDMT-FM, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, PA; and Townsquare’s KROD-AM, El Paso, TX.  The network also recently announced the addition of WCAR, Detroit, MI.

NBC Sports Radio features:

•           Hosts: Erik Kuselias, Brian Kenny, Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix, and Dan Schwartzman

•           NFL: Donovan McNabb, Amani Toomer, Mark Malone, Hines Ward, and Rodney Harrison

•           MLB: Bobby Valentine and Chipper Jones

•           NBA: Stan Van Gundy

“Signing more than 300 affiliates so quickly is a true testament to the mass appeal of our talent and programming, creativity of our producers, and hard work of our exceptional sales and affiliate teams,” said Chris Corcoran, EVP/GM, Dial Global Sports.  “We are especially honored to partner with such great radio stations across the country as we work together to connect avid sports fans, consumers, and advertisers.  We continue to be motivated to reach more audiences by the amazing feedback we regularly receive from our local station owners, program directors and listeners.”

“Reaching 300 stations in less than a year’s time is a remarkable accomplishment for NBC Sports Radio,” said Rob Simmeljkaer, Senior Vice President, NBC Sports Ventures.  “It’s a tribute to the hard work of the talent, producers, executives and everyone at Dial Global who is working on growing this brand. Although we are well ahead of schedule, we are not satisfied and have a lot more growth ahead of us.”