Georgia State Inks Radio Deal With Dickey Broadcasting
August 9, 2013 at 4:10 PM (PT)
GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY's Athletic Department has inked a multi-year radio deal with DICKEY BROADCASTING CO. to air PANTHER football and men's basketball and select women's basketball and baseball games on Sports WIFN-A (1340 THE FAN 3)/ATLANTA. Coaches' shows will air on the station and will get rebroadcasted on sister Sports WCNN-A-W229AG (680 THE FAN). GSU noncommercial student station WRAS/ATLANTA will also air the games. DAVE COHEN will return as play-by-play voice with BRANDON LEAK and HARPER LEBEL as analysts and SAN CRENSHAW as sideline reporter.
GSU Director of Athletics CHERYL L. LEVICK said, “We are pleased to team with the DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY as a new avenue to provide more game coverage and market our teams throughout the metro area. This agreement offers us more promotional exposure in the SUN BELT CONFERENCE while working with the frontrunner in the ATLANTA sports market. At the same time, our student station will continue to be an important partner for us.”
DICKEY/ATLANTA OM JIM MAHANAY added, “Our partnership with GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY creates an opportunity to extend our coverage of GSU Athletics and play by play of games on 1340 THE FAN 3, and we’ll look forward to hosting (football) coach (TRENT) MILES and (men's basketball) coach (RON) HUNTER every MONDAY afternoon on 1340 THE FAN 3 throughout their seasons.”