Michael Kay Signs Renewal With WEPN-F (ESPN New York 98.7 FM)
July 20, 2015 at 3:27 PM (PT)
ESPN Sports WEPN-F (ESPN NEW YORK 98.7 FM)/NEW YORK has inked afternoon host MICHAEL KAY to a new long-term deal through 2018. KAY, the radio voice of the NEW YORK YANKEES, and co-host DON LAGRECA have hosted afternoons at the station since 2002.
GM TIM MCCARTHY said, "MIKE has been the cornerstone of ESPN RADIO NEW YORK for the past 14 years and his audience is growing. He is a familiar and friendly voice for the NEW YORK sports fan. His credibility and passion each day provide NEW YORK Metro listeners an entertaining and informative choice for their commute home. He is one of the best in the sports business and I am proud he will remain part of the 98.7FM team.”
KAY added, “After 14 years, I am l thrilled to remain with 98.7FM and seized this opportunity to continue doing Sports Talk radio in a fun and entertaining way. DON and I don’t take our positions or the loyalty of our listeners who spend their afternoons with us for granted. They are part of our family. And we treat them that way! I am really excited about 98.7FM’s future and am very happy to remain with such a great company, ESPN.”