680 The Fan/Atlanta Inks Deal To Be Georgia Tech Football, Men's Basketball Flagship
June 2, 2014 at 2:35 PM (PT)
DICKEY BROADCASTING CO. Sports WCNN-A-W229AG (680 THE FAN)/ATLANTA, already holding a promotional partnership deal with GEORGIA TECH SPORTS PROPERTIES/IMG COLLEGE, has added GEORGIA TECH football and men's basketball play-by-play and ancillary shows under a multiyear agreement making THE FAN "The Official Sports Flagship Station of the GEORGIA TECH YELLOW JACKETS." The partnership will include “THE MORNING BUZZ”, the “Coach PAUL JOHNSON and Coach BRIAN GREGORY Shows” and “ASK THE AD WITH GEORGIA TECH A.D. MIKE BOBINSKI." The YELLOW JACKETS aired last season on DICKEY sister company CUMULUS News WYAY (ALL NEWS 106.7FM).
THE FAN OM JIM MAHANAY said, “GEORGIA TECH is a program rich in athletic tradition and is a great compliment to 680 THE FAN’s programming and our position as the College Football Voice of the South. We are proud to partner with these storied teams and look forward to working closely with MIKE BOBINSKI and his staff.”
BOBINSKI said, "We are excited about our partnership with SPORTS RADIO 680 THE FAN ON FM AT 93.7. Our relationship with DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY aligns us with the top sports radio station in the marketplace and gives YELLOW JACKET fans a prominent place on both the AM and FM dials to find GEORGIA TECH content."
GEORGIA TECH IMG SPORTS MARKETING GM KRISTEN ROSE said, "We are thrilled to partner with ATLANTA Sports stations (680 THE FAN ON 93.7) and DICKEY BROADCASTING CO. We look forward to working together to deliver the extensive line-up of GEORGIA TECH programming to YELLOW JACKET fans and alumni throughout the ATLANTA area.”