Evening Hosts Ink New Deals With Portland's 1080 The Fan
February 25, 2014 at 5:35 PM (PT)
ENTERCOM Sports KFXX-A (ESPN SPORTS RADIO 1080 THE FAN)/PORTLAND has inked evening hosts TAYLOR DANFORTH, ANDY “DIRT” JOHNSON and BRANDON SPRAGUE to new deals to continue hosting the 7-10p (PT) weeknight "BUFFALO WILD WINGS GAMENIGHT."
SPRAGUE said, “We started out as just three guys wanting to do a podcast. Then, we got an opportunity to do a show. Now, THE FAN is rewarding all the work that we've put in. It feels great knowing our future is not only secure but secure at THE FAN. We love it here.”
DANFORTH said, “We are very excited about the direction of our show and the station, as well as our continued partnership with BUFFALO WILD WINGS. THE FAN has always been home for me and is the best sports station in the market, which is why we decided to sign long-term.”
JOHNSON said, “I am thrilled we were able to reach a contract extension with ENTERCOM. Hosting a show at THE FAN has been a dream come true and I look forward to being here for many years to come."
And PD JEFF AUSTIN said, “We’re happy that TAYLOR, ANDY, and BRANDON are committed to building on the initial success of BUFFALO WILD WINGS GAMENIGHT. Their program provides much-needed and exclusive evening synergies between PORTLAND listeners, advertisers, and the major local and national sports brands. They are talented, homegrown, and connected to the community, continuing THE FAN’s commitment to finding and developing the most entertaining and on-point sports talk possible.”