Atlanta Braves, Dickey Broadcasting Ink 10-Year Extension
November 4, 2016 at 5:57 AM (PT)
ATLANTA BRAVES baseball will remain on DICKEY BROADCASTING CO. Sports WCNN-A-W229AG (680 THE FAN AND 93.7 FM)/ATLANTA under a new 10-year extension that will take the relationship through 2026. DICKEY, which also oversees the BRAVES RADIO NETWORK, will also move its studios and offices to THE BATTERY ATLANTA, part of the development adjacent to the BRAVES' new suburban stadium, SUNTRUST PARK, in COBB COUNTY. Spring training games will also air on Sports WFOM-A-W286AZ (1230 THE FAN 2) and Sports WIFN-A-W256CE (THE FAN 3).
“Our relationship with DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY is an extremely important part of our team and they are the best in the business," said BRAVES President, Business DEREK SCHILLER. “This agreement ensures our fans throughout the SOUTH -- and beyond -- will be able follow BRAVES baseball wherever they go and know they are receiving the highest quality radio broadcasts anywhere in professional sports. We are also proud to have their team of professionals relocating next to SUNTRUST PARK which further showcases the success of THE BATTERY ATLANTA."
"This extension represents a new era for our relationship with one of the most storied franchises in professional sports,” said DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY President DAVID DICKEY. “We’ve long been proud partners of the ATLANTA BRAVES, and now we’re excited that we can call them our neighbors at THE BATTERY ATLANTA. From expanded coverage opportunities to exclusive programming, we’ll be able to share the best stories from the team to all of BRAVES Country.”