Clippers and KFWB 980 AM Enter Into Multi-Year Radio Broadcast Agreement
For Immediate Release
The Los Angeles Clippers today announced that the team has entered into an exclusive multi-year radio broadcast rights agreement with KFWB 980 AM. The broadcast agreement will cover all preseason, regular season and postseason games. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Since the 1950s, KFWB has been a leader in the Los Angeles media marketplace, so were honored to be part of their long tradition, stated Los Angeles Clippers President Andy Roeser. Also, this long term relationship represents a tremendous development for our fans: no conflicts, a strong signal, with a strong adjacent programming schedule and supportive partners.
Play-by-play duties will be handled by broadcaster Brian Sieman, who enters his third season as the radio voice for the Clippers.
"We are very proud to be partnering with a first class organization like the Clippers, and we look forward to adding the team to KFWB's new and improved lineup of programming," said Ed Krampf, Senior Vice President and Market Manager of CBS RADIO Los Angeles. "KFWB is committed to serving the interests of Southern Californians, and the addition of Clippers games will help us further reach that goal."
KFWB is owned and operated by CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market radio operators in the United States. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO operates 134 radio stations, the majority of which are in the nation's top 50 markets. In addition to KFWB, CBS RADIO owns and operates KNX-AM, KROQ-FM, KTWV-FM, KCBS-FM, KRTH-FM and KAMP-FM in Los Angeles. For more information please visit www.kfwb.com.
CBS RADIO, one of the largest major-market operators and the No. 1 online radio service in the United States, with stations covering news, sports, talk, rock, oldies, country, adult contemporary and urban formats, among others, offers audiences an enhanced and customized listening experience through the combination of on-air, online and new media platforms. CBS RADIO operates 134 radio stations throughout the nation's top 50 markets and broadcasts play by play coverage of more than two dozen of the country's leading professional sports franchises. CBS RADIO also has embraced interactive programming through the use of streaming, HD Radio, podcasts and mobile messaging. The division maintains an exclusive agreement with both AOL Radio and Yahoo! Music Radio through which CBS RADIO powers AOL Radio and Yahoo! Music Radio and distributes their stations to its network of listeners. Home to the nation's most listened to news (1010 WINS), sports (WFAN-AM), rock (KROQ-FM) and country (WUSN-FM) stations, CBS RADIO is a division of CBS Corporation. For more information on CBS RADIO, please visit www.cbsradio.com.