Spanish-Language Redskins Coverage Launches On 730AM/D.C.
September 11, 2008 at 7:53 AM (PT)
RED ZEBRA BROADCASTING Spanish Sports WXTR-A (ESPN DEPORTES 730AM)/WASHINGTON debuts WASHINGTON REDSKINS Spanish-language coverage with this SUNDAY's home game against the NEW ORLEANS SAINTS at FEDEX FIELD. RAUL SAENZ will handle play-by-play and station OM JORGE ANDRES ALFARO will provide color commentary. Coverage will also include 30 minute pre- and post-game shows.
CEO BRUCE GILBERT said, "We are thrilled to offer the exciting Spanish radio play-by-play of WASHINGTON REDSKINS football on ESPN DEPORTES 730AM. It has been our goal to expand our sports brand to the rapidly growing Hispanic community. As the first all Spanish, all sports radio station in the market, 730 ESPN Deportes is the home for passionate sports talk, live choice soccer matches, and now the WASHINGTON REDSKINS with RAUL and JORGE. This is truly a historic and proud moment for RED ZEBRA BROADCASTING."
ANDRES added, "We are honored to be making Hispanic radio history here in the WASHINGTON, DC metropolitan area by bringing REDSKINS play by play, live and in Spanish for the first time from FEDEX FIELD to the passionate Hispanic REDSKINS fan base."