101 ESPN/St. Louis Renews Deal With Rams
June 16, 2011 at 3:55 AM (PT)
HUBBARD Sports WXOS (101 ESPN)/ST. LOUIS has inked a renewal deal to remain the flagship radio station for the NFL's ST. LOUIS RAMS. The new pact is for five years, three years solid and two years at the mutual option of both parties. STEVE SAVARD and D'MARCO FARR will return to call the games, with CHRIS "HOSS" NEUPERT returning to serve as Executive Producer.
"This partnership extends a relationship between two national brands that are continuing to ascend," said RAMS EVP/Sales and Marketing/Chief Marketing Officer BOB REIF. "In two years, 101 ESPN has become one of the top-five sports stations nationally and we are working hard to return playoff football to the ST. LOUIS community. We are proud of our collective growth and believe we are well positioned for future success."
New 101 ESPN PD KENT STERLING said that the RAMS are "one of the best-run organizations in the NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE, and I am looking forward to working with Coach STEVE SPAGNUOLO, along with the Rams executives and management team."
"We are thrilled to be continuing our partnership with 101 ESPN," said RAMS EVP of Football Operations/COO KEVIN DEMOFF. "Together we have been able to grow our brands and become the home for sports listeners in ST. LOUIS. We look forward to STEVE, D'MARCO and the rest of the Rams broadcast team providing terrific insight to our fans."
HUBBARD ST. LOUIS VP/Market Manager JOHN KIJOWSKI said, "We've enjoyed being a part of the RAMS comeback success over the past two years, and the entire 101 ESPN team is excited about the upcoming season of ST. LOUIS RAMS football."