KTUB To Air Utah Jazz Games In Spanish
October 8, 2010 at 4:54 AM (PT)
ADELANTE MEDIA GROUP Spanish Sports KTUB-A (1600 AM ESPN DEPORTES)/SALT LAKE CITY will air all UTAH JAZZ regular season and playoff games and three preseason games in Spanish this season. FERNANDO HORTAL and NELSON MORAN, also the Spanish-language broadcast team for soccer's REAL SALT LAKE, will call the action, with DAN CLAYTON as sideline reporter.
"We are very excited to enter this partnership with ADELANTE MEDIA GROUP that will provide Spanish-language radio broadcasts for all JAZZ games this season," said JAZZ SVP of Broadcasting CHRIS BAUM. "The JAZZ has a large number of fans in the WASATCH FRONT's Hispanic community, and we hope that providing the opportunity to listen to our games in Spanish will help continue to build that support."
"We are thrilled to affiliate with one of the best franchises in America, the UTAH JAZZ," said ADELANTE CEO JAY MEYERS. "The JAZZ have recognized the importance of reaching the fastest growing segment of the SALT LAKE area population, Hispanics, and we're honored that ADELANTE MEDIA and ESPN DEPORTES have been chosen as their partner."
"Bringing the UTAH JAZZ games to the Hispanic fans is exciting!," said ADELANTE VP and Market Manager MARY LEE ROBINSON. "The UTAH JAZZ, one of the top winning teams in the NBA, and 1600 AM ESPN DEPORTES is a dream partnership for us. We're honored and proud to be the Hispanic voice of the UTAH JAZZ."