Macon Gets New Sports Station With 'Middle Georgia's ESPN'
June 1, 2016 at 6:12 AM (PT)
SUN BROADCASTING, INC.'s WXKO-A/FORT VALLEY, GA-W226BZ/MACON, GA-W258AP/WARNER ROBINS, GA is flipping to Sports TODAY (6/1) as MIDDLE GEORGIA'S ESPN, reports the MACON TELEGRAPH in an article by columnist BILL SHANKS, who will be part-operator with CHRIS MURRAY and CLAUDELL PRICE and afternoon host on the station. SHANKS has been hosting afternoons on crosstown iHEARTMEDIA Sports WPLA-A (FOX SPORTS 1670).
The lineup will include ESPN RADIO's MIKE AND MIKE 6-10a and DAN LEBATARD 10-11a, the local RUSS BROWN and DAN SHIRLEY ("THE MIDDAY SPORTS ZONE") 11a-1p, ESPN's RYEN RUSSILLO and DANNY KANELL 1-3p, and SHANKS 3-6p. The station will also join the ATLANTA FALCONS and ATLANTA HAWKS networks.