New WKGN/Knoxville Owner Plans To Flip Station To Sports
July 21, 2015 at 6:07 PM (PT)
New owners HODGES MEDIA, LLC will flip Regional Mexican WKGN-A (LA RAZA 1340)/KNOXVILLE to Sports using FOX SPORTS RADIO.
The station will flip "starting this football season," according to a release, with owner NATE HODGES of PRO FOOTBALL FOCUS joining GOVOLS247.COM's RYAN CALLAGAN to host 7-10a (ET), and TOP TIER FOOTBALL's TOM POISAL hosting 5-7p; Former TENNESSEE assistant basketball coach RYAN CAHAK will host a midweek "ORANGE SPLASH" show, with FSR filling the rest of the weekday schedule.
“I’m excited to join FOX SPORTS RADIO KNOXVILLE and bring its listeners some of the insight, information and analysis that have made GOVOLS247 the fastest-growing subscription website devoted to UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE athletics,” said CALLAHAN. “Listeners in the KNOXVILLE area love discussing TENNESSEE sports and we plan to offer a unique level of insight that will entertain and engage even the most avid UT fans.”
HODGES said, “FOX SPORTS RADIO KNOXVILLE will bring entertaining, dynamic radio personalities to the airwaves who are also UT, SEC, local and national sports experts. We’re extremely excited about partnering with GOVOLS27 to bring KNOXVILLE fans the type of sports radio they deserve.”