Youngstown State Inks 4-Year Renewal With Clear Channel
August 1, 2013 at 4:04 AM (PT)
YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY has reached agreement with CLEAR CHANNEL on a new four-year deal that keeps the PENGUINS football, men's basketball and women's basketball games, weekly coaches shows and special athletic events on Talk WKBN-A and Sports WNIO-A (THE SPORTS ANIMAL)/YOUNGSTOWN. The school has been with the CLEAR CHANNEL cluster for 11 years. BOB HANNON and CHRIS SAMMARONE will call football on WKBN, while Assistant Athletic Director ROBB SCHMIDT will call men's basketball and CLEAR CHANNEL YOUNGSTOWN Sports Director JIM CAMPBELL calls women's basketball.
"YOUNGSTOWN STATE is very thankful for the opportunity to be partnered with CLEAR CHANNEL RADIO YOUNGSTOWN," said YSU Executive Director of Athletics RON STROLLO. "We have enjoyed our partnership over this past decade and are pleased that our fans can continue to listen to PENGUINS' games throughout northeast OHIO and western PENNSYLVANIA on the Voice of the Valley."
"YOUNGSTOWN STATE UNIVERSITY is a cornerstone of our community," said KELLY. "CLEAR CHANNEL MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT is proud to be continuing our association with the YSU."