HOUSTON, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Mission Media Group, LLC, which distributes content under the Sporting News Radio (sportingnewsradio.com) name, announced the addition of seven new affiliates, including Entercom's SportsRadio 95.7, the largest FM sports station in America.
SportsRadio 95.7 in San Francisco will carry several of Sporting News Radio's popular shows. On weekdays the station will air Gamecast, hosted by Bob Berger and Craig Shemon, from 6 p.m. – 7 p.m. (PST); the Todd Wright show from 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. (PST); John Harris/the Overnight Takeover from 11 p.m. – 3 a.m.; and the Steve Czaban show from 3 a.m. – 5 a.m. Weekends will include Sporting News Radio's popular Sports Saturday and Sports Sunday, hosted by Bob Berger and Craig Shemon.
"We are excited to be part of what Entercom is building in San Francisco. We believe the station is going to be very successful," said the President of Sporting News Radio, David Gow.
Entercom's Vice President of News, Talk and Sports Programming and Technical Operations, Ken Beck, said, "We have a strong commitment to live and local programming, but we look forward to partnering with SNR when network resources are called for."
Sporting News Radio also added new affiliations in: Dallas; Green Bay, Wis.; Harrisburg, Pa.; Charleston, S.C.; DeKalb, Ill.; and Canton, Ohio to its already expansive group of more than 180 affiliate stations throughout the country.
"Over the past year we have invested in strong talent, and local stations are taking notice," said Gow. "We have added Peter Gammons, Steve Czaban, Travis Rodgers and John Harris to our lineup. This pool of talent is now enabling us to expand our reach."
About Mission Media Group
Mission Media Group distributes content under the Sporting News Radio (sportingnewsradio.com) name reaching more than an estimated five million people each week on a network of over 180 terrestrial stations, Sirius Satellite Radio, and a number of digital and mobile partners. Mission Media Group is backed by a private investment group with significant experience in media ownership. The investor group includes Steve Webster, co-manager and co-CEO of Avista Capital, Patrick Dugan, vice president and general counsel of Nortex Corporation and David Gow, chairman and CEO of Gow Communications, LLC.
For affiliate opportunities, contact Shawn Pastor at [email protected].
SOURCE Mission Media Group, LLC