WFAN-A Celebrating 25th Anniversary
June 7, 2012 at 3:09 PM (PT)
CBS RADIO Sports WFAN-A (THE FAN)/NEW YORK will be celebrating its 25th year on the air on JULY 1st with a summerful of events and promotions. 5pecial programming and highlights will include: Subway Series ticket giveaways; live broadcasts from NEW YORK sports events and locations; on-air reunions and appearances from former hosts and anchors; as well as WFAN and MIKE FRANCESA’s annual end of summer listener appreciation party and broadcast from Bar A in LAKE COMO, N.J.
"We are proud to be a part of the fabric of NEW YORK sports," CBS RADIO VP/Sports Programming and WFAN OM MARK CHERNOFF said. "WFAN has appreciative and engaged listeners who are the backbone of the station. Our audience, along with our sportstalk personalities have allowed WFAN to achieve such groundbreaking success and helped the station become an institution in THE BIG APPLE. It is no coincidence that the station is nicknamed ‘THE FAN,’ acting as a mouthpiece for die-hard sports enthusiasts."
Furthermore, the station is asking its loyal fans to vote on the top 25 NEW YORK sports personalities of the past 25 years, for a chance to win $500, along with a key which could start the grand prize, a brand new KIA from GLOBAL AUTO MALL. Finally, in JULY WFAN will hold auditions for its annual "Fantasy Phenom" contest at locations throughout the tri-state area, where single entrants, and this year, teams, can try out to become a host on the station.