Gammons Joins Sporting News Radio
May 11, 2010 at 6:20 PM (PT)
Baseball writer and broadcaster PETER GAMMONS has joined SPORTING NEWS RADIO to provide daily analysis and commentary. GAMMONS, presently with MLB NETWORK and formerly at ESPN and the BOSTON GLOBE, will also appear in a live local segment on select SNR affiliates in major league markets.
"I am really looking forward to working with SPORTING NEWS RADIO and its affiliates. Radio is a huge component of the sports media business, and I am being afforded a great opportunity."
"PETER GAMMONS is a national treasure. No one has more insight into the game today, and his elegant storytelling honors baseball and its rich history. We’ve had a tremendous response from our affiliate partners who recognize the value of integrating Peter into their local programming initiatives," said SNR President CLANCY WOODS.
Charter stations adding GAMMONS' local commentary include the previously announced CBS RADIO Sports WFAN-A/NEW YORK, WSCR-A (670 THE SCORE)/CHICAGO, WIP-A/PHILADELPHIA, KDKA-F (93.7 THE FAN)/PITTSBURGH, and WJFK (106.7 THE FAN)/WASHINGTON; ENTERCOM Sports WEEI-A/BOSTON; GOW Sports KGOW-A/HOUSTON; and BIG LEAGUE BROADCASTING Sports WQXI-A (790 THE ZONE)/ATLANTA.