NBC Sports Radio Reaches 300-Affiliate Level
August 1, 2013 at 4:04 AM (PT)
DIAL GLOBAL's NBC SPORTS RADIO has passed the 300 affiliate mark, hitting 303 with the addition of new affiliates including TYLER MEDIA Sports KRXO/OKLAHOMA CITY, ENTERCOM Sports WDMT (THE SPORTS HUB 102.3)/SCRANTON-WILKES-BARRE, and TOWNSQUARE Sports KROD-A/EL PASO.
“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, SVP, 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.”
“It has been incredible to watch the rapid growth of NBC SPORTS RADIO, and it could not have been reached without the hard work of CHRIS and his team,” said DIAL GLOBAL CEO PAUL CAINE. “This is a momentous indicator of the irreplaceable role audio plays in sports and we continue to work every day to ensure we are producing top-of line experiences and programming for the passionate and dedicated sports fans nationwide.”