Mike Francesa Signs New Deal At WFAN
April 2, 2013 at 7:32 AM (PT)
MIKE FRANCESA has inked a new long-term contract to remain in afternoons at CBS RADIO Sports WFAN-A-F/NEW YORK. FRANCESA will also add his long-running "THE NFL NOW" SUNDAY morning show to CBS SPORTS RADIO this football season.
“MIKE has earned his place in radio history as a great broadcaster and we’re thrilled to continue our relationship with sports radio’s most celebrated host,” said CBS RADIO President and CEO DAN MASON. “WFAN and MIKE FRANCESA are synonymous with the absolute best in sports programming excellence. These two powerful brands have endured the test of time, and remain a very relevant force in the industry nearly three decades after they first went on the air.”
CBS RADIO VP, Sports Programming and WFAN PD MARK CHERNOFF added, “MIKE represents the heart and soul of WFAN, and we’re proud he will continue to make the station his long-term broadcast home. Like no one else, MIKE can take a story to the next level and involve his listeners in thought provoking ways with topical and opinionated conversation. He has set the standard for what represents an entertaining and informative radio program.”
FRANCESA said, “I’m very proud of what we have accomplished at WFAN. I am also honored and thankful to CBS RADIO for its continued commitment, and most of all to the listeners for their enduring loyalty.”