99.9 FM The Fan Announces Exclusive Relationship with Westwood One

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99.9 FM The Fan Announces Exclusive Relationship with Westwood One

99.9 FM The Fan, the Triangle’s premiere sports radio station on the FM dial, has solidified a relationship with Westwood One to provide exclusive sports content in the Raleigh-Durham market.  

The Fan will carry the power and excitement of live NFL games including Thursday Night,  Sunday Double-Header, Sunday Night and Monday Night games.  They will also be the exclusive home of the NFL Playoffs and the Super Bowl. 

In addition to their NFL line-up, they will also carry exclusive live national college football games, live national college basketball games culminating with March Madness, The Masters and various other top-notch sports programming.

99.9 FM The Fan, which already provided listeners with national and local sports programming, will now bolster their lineup with live sporting events from Westwood One.

Westwood One is the industry’s premiere sports content company providing over 150 news, sports, music, talk, entertainment programs, features and live events to numerous media partners. Through its subsidiaries, Westwood One provides local content to more than 5,000 radio stations throughout the United States.

“This is great news for triangle sports fans,” said Mike Morgan, General Manager of 99.9 The Fan. “Our listener base is growing by the day and now they know they can find the best sports play-by-play in the market on 99.9FM The Fan.  It speaks to our progress in attracting the Triangle’s sports listeners that someone as prestigious as Westwood One would look to The Fan for this exclusive relationship.”

The Fan began carrying Westwood One content on Sunday August 3, 2008 with the airing of the Hall of Fame Game between the Indianapolis Colts and the Washington Redskins.

“We are very excited to be partners with Westwood One,” said Dave Shore, Program Director for 99.9 The Fan. “The Triangle is a great sports area that deserves world-class sports radio.”

Thanks to Chip Allen for this capcom story.


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