Pittsburgh Newspaper Launches Online Sports Station
January 18, 2011 at 4:22 AM (PT)
The PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW launches an Internet sports station TODAY (1/18) at 9a (ET).
SPORTSTALK on TRIBLIVE.COM will feature former crosstown ESPN Sports WEAE-A (1250 ESPN) host CHRIS MACK and former PENGUINS player RICK TOCCHET 9a-noon, former crosstown CBS RADIO Talk KDKA-A and WTZN host and KDKA-TV sports anchor JOHN STEIGERWALD noon-1p, and former 1250 ESPN reporter/host KEN LAIRD with former STEELER DESHEA TOWNSEND and former PITT basketball player JULIUS PAGE 1-5p.
Live programming will air 9a-5p weekdays, with repeats looping the rest of the time.
"Five years from now, Internet radio will be the predominant leader in radio," said TRIB TOTAL MEDIA VP/COO JENNIFER BERTETTO.