New Orleans Pelicans Ink Radio Deal With WRNO/New Orleans
September 17, 2015 at 11:13 AM (PT)
NEW ORLEANS PELICANS NBA basketball will be heard on iHEARTMEDIA News-Talk WRNO/NEW ORLEANS this season under a new multi-year deal. The PELICANS were previously heard on crosstown ENTERCOM News-Talk WWL-A-F.
SEAN KELLEY and JOHN DESHAZIER return to call the action, with VICTOR HOWELL filling on for DESHAZIER when schedule conflicts arise with DESHAZIER's other job as Sr. Writer and Digital Media Contributor for the NEW ORLEANS SAINTS.
“We’re excited to announce a new radio partnership with iHEARTMEDIA NEW ORLEANS and are thrilled about the opportunity to broadcast all PELICANS games live on WRNO 99.5 FM,” said PELICANS and SAINTS Owner TOM BENSON. “We couldn’t be happier about this partnership for PELICANS fans.”
“iHEARTMEDIA/NEW ORLEANS, especially WRNO 99.5 FM, is excited about our new partnership with the NEW ORLEANS PELICANS,” said iHEARTMEDIA/NEW ORLEANS SVP/Sales NICKY SPARROW. “iHEARTMEDIA/NEW ORLEANS, with its eight leading brands and with the largest audience in the NEW ORLEANS metro area, are very proud to be the new flagship radio partner of the NEW ORLEANS PELICANS.”