Chris Vernon Moves To 92.9 FM ESPN/Memphis
July 6, 2012 at 2:25 PM (PT)
MEMPHIS Sports Talk veteran CHRIS VERNON is moving from KQPN INC. Sports KQPN-A (730 YAHOO! SPORTS) to crosstown ENTERCOM Sports WMFS-A-F (92.9 FM ESPN/680 AM) for the 11a-2p (CT) slot, starting MONDAY (7/9).
"I am thrilled to join 92.9 FM ESPN. There is no question 92.9 FM ESPN/680 AM is the best platform for a Sports Talk radio host in MEMPHIS," said VERNON. "There is a tremendous desire from the top down to be the very best and that's a winning culture that I wanted to be a part of. I can't wait to start! We are about to change the game."
"92.9 FM ESPN is the #1 Sports and Spoken Word station in the market. Adding CHRIS VERNON enhances that already strong position," said VP/Market Manager DAN BARRON. "CHRIS is a top talent who brings a high-energy approach and national experience. He is a perfect fit for ENTERCOM/MEMPHIS and our advertisers. The addition of CHRIS VERNON completes an all-star lineup of the best sports talent in the market and will only accelerate the tremendous growth 92.9 FM ESPN/ 680AM has seen since 2009."
"Our team is very excited about the growth of 92.9 FM ESPN/ 680AM and its position as the leader in Mid-South sports. CHRIS is another game changer." said PD BRAD CARSON.