Jay Mariotti Returns To Radio With Genesis Communications Deal
August 7, 2013 at 8:10 AM (PT)
Former ESPN personality and CHICAGO SUN-TIMES columnist JAY MARIOTTI is returning to radio in a deal with GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS that will distribute his live online radio show noon-3p (ET) weekdays to terrestrial radio. The show will launch AUGUST 12th at mariottishow.com and on GENESIS Sports WHBO-A (SPORTS TALK AM 1040)/TAMPA and Sports WHOO-A (SPORTS TALK AM 1080)/ORLANDO, plus FLORIDA SPORTSTALK Sports WGGG-A/GAINESVILLE and WMOP-A/OCALA.
"JAY MARIOTTI is one of the country's most interesting and provocative sports personalities. Sports fans want to hear and see JAY," said GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS Pres. BRUCE MADURI. "They will have an interactive opportunity to be up close with JAY with his radio program, digital platform and his thought-provoking columns. He is back where he belongs."
MARIOTTI added, "We'll bring the proper balance and make nationwide impact with a compelling mix of daily topicality, strong opinions, professionalism, interaction and, for sure, fun. To combine radio and video with my continuing fascination with sports and commentary is just what I've wanted to do in this evolving media era."