WERC, Birmingham Barons Ink Deal For Another 2 Years
January 16, 2014 at 3:58 AM (PT)
Minor league baseball's BIRMINGHAM BARONS will continue to be heard on CLEAR CHANNEL Talk WERC-A-F/BIRMINGHAM under a new two-year deal. All 140 regular season and any postseason games will be heard on WERC through 2015. CURT BLOOM returns for his 23rd season calling BARONS SOUTHERN LEAGUE action.
BARONS GM JONATHAN NELSON said, "We're excited to continue our partnership with NEWS RADIO 105.5 WERC and thrilled to be a part of the CLEAR CHANNEL family. For the past two seasons WERC and CLEAR CHANNEL have provided BARONS fans, sponsors and supporters a quality way to follow every BARONS game on the radio, the Internet and through the iHEARTRADIO Smartphone application."
CLEAR CHANNEL VP/Market Manager RAY QUINN added, "After a spectacular championship season, WERC-FM is proud to continue as the radio broadcast partner of the BIRMINGHAM BARONS. As committed as the BARONS are to another winning season, we are equally committed to bringing our listeners the exciting radio play by play and working closely with the team to develop unique promotional opportunities for our eight radio stations!"