John Martin Adds Columnist Duties At 92.9FM ESPN/Memphis
June 25, 2014 at 4:11 PM (PT)
ENTERCOM Sports WMFS (92.9FM ESPN/680AM)/MEMPHIS "GEOFF CALKINS SHOW" Exec. Producer JOHN MARTIN is adding duties as Columnist for "THE 92.9 LINE" on the station's website.
VP/Market Manager DAN BARRON said, “Memphians and Mid-Southerners have an insatiable appetite for sports news and information. Bringing someone onboard with the skills, contacts and abilities of JOHN MARTIN will help satisfy those appetites by aggregating all of the great news and information generated thru our local shows in addition to breaking news and information.”
Dir. of Branding/Sports Programming BRAD CARSON said, "JOHN's ability to break stories, particularly MEMPHIS TIGERS news, is well documented. 92.9FM ESPN is excited to expand his duties to cover not only breaking TIGER recruiting news, but also expand on the other news that CHRIS (VERNON), GARY (PARRISH), and ERIC (HASSELTINE) talk about on a daily basis. JOHN will cover the GRIZZLIES, SEC, TIGERS, and other news from a new fresh angle incorporating written columns, blogs, video and of course the audio that has made 92.9FM ESPN the regions #1 sports network for content."
MARTIN added "This isn't something that many radio stations can dream of pulling off. I have such a belief in this station and sports market; there's a constant appetite for more sports coverage. That, coupled with the stable of talent we already have in place, makes this a no-brainer."