Papa, Flores Back For Another Raiders Season
May 7, 2010 at 4:04 AM (PT)
The OAKLAND RAIDERS may have cut ties with JAMARCUS RUSSELL, but their radio crew, GREG PAPA and TOM FLORES, have been inked to return for their 14th season calling the action on the OAKLAND RAIDERS RADIO NETWORK, now operated by COMPASS MEDIA NETWORKS.
"We are thrilled to have both GREG PAPA and Coach TOM FLORES back in the broadcast booth for the upcoming season," said COMPASS CEO PETER KOSANN. "Our goal is for their voices to be heard on the largest affiliate network in AMERICA."
"It is an honor to continue to call the OAKLAND RAIDERS games," said GREG PAPA. "I look forward to a great season and to working with our new flagship stations in the BAY AREA as well as our growing network of affiliate stations."
FLORES, the former RAIDERS coach, added, "2010 promises to be an exciting season and I can't wait to get back into the broadcast booth."
COMPASS has inked several stations to the RAIDERS network so far, with a 100 market network projected. Among the stations joining new flagships CBS RADIO Alternative KITS (LIVE 105) and Oldies KFRC-A/SAN FRANCISCO are LOS ANGELES ANGELS Sports KLAA-A (AM830)/ORANGE-LOS ANGELES; PEAK BROADCASTING Talk KMJ-F (THE FM KMJ)/FRESNO; SALEM Talk KTKZ-A/SACRAMENTO; CLEAR CHANNEL Talk KACP-A (FREEDOM 570)/SALT LAKE CITY; SALEM Talk KHNR-A/HONOLULU; NRG MEDIA Talk KOIL-A/OMAHA; PEAK BROADCASTING Talk KFXD-A (63 KIDO)/BOISE; GOLD COAST Talk KVTA-A/PORT HUENEME-VENTURA, CA; RADIO DEL REY Country KRKC-A/KING CITY, CA; CITADEL Classic Rock simulcast KHKK/MODESTO-KDJK/MERCED, CA (104.1 THE HAWK); and MAPLETON Sports KNRO-A (FOX SPORTS RADIO 1670)/REDDING, CA.