HEAT Radio Network Coverage Begins This Weekend

HEAT Games to be Simulcast on AM 790 and 104.3 FM The Ticket

MIAMI – The Miami HEAT begin radio coverage for the 2012-13 season this weekend on their flagship station and across the member stations of the Miami HEAT Radio Network. For the first time in franchise history, HEAT games will be simulcast throughout the season on both the AM and FM radio bands. Fans can now listen to all HEAT programming on the flagship combination of AM 790 and 104.3 FM The Ticket. Live broadcast coverage begins at 1:00 p.m. this Sunday, October 7th in Atlanta as the HEAT take on the Hawks to open the pre-season.

The Miami HEAT Radio Network is proud to welcome back its member stations in West Palm (ESPN 760), Naples/Ft. Myers (ESPN 770 and FM 96.1), and Keys Radio (1300 AM, 93.5 FM, 94.3 FM, and 96.9 FM), which covers the HEAT from Key Largo to Key West.

Mike Inglis will handle play-by-play responsibilities for a 15th consecutive season with former HEAT point guard John Crotty again joining as the color analyst for each of the team’s 44 home games at the AmericanAirlines Arena.

HEAT Radio Network programming begins with a one-hour pre-game show prior to the start of each HEAT game. In preparation for the upcoming campaign, HEAT fans are encouraged to begin their weekend on Saturday morning with the season debut of HEAT Weekly, which returns to the dial in its normal 10:00 a.m. time slot. This two-hour program is anchored by HEAT Radio Network host and broadcast veteran, Tommy Tighe, and will once again be heard during the weekend on each of the member stations of the Miami HEAT Radio Network. Fans of the show will be treated to interviews with HEAT broadcasters, players, coaches and basketball front office personalities. Returning staples of the program will include “Practice Makes Perfect,” “Nationally Speaking,” and “Writers’ Block” among the many entertaining and informative segments.

Tighe is joined for a third straight season on all pre-game, halftime and post-game shows by The Ticket’s popular morning radio host, Jonathan Zaslow. Each weekday morning on AM 790 and FM 104.3, fans who tune into The Hoch and Zaslow Show can catch a full hour of HEAT coverage during the HEAT hour, which begins at 8:00 a.m. Talented Miami HEAT sideline reporter and The Ticket radio host, Jason Jackson, can also be heard daily on both stations for two hours, beginning at 1:00 p.m.