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Audacy Launches The Fan Upstate in Greenville

PHILADELPHIA, PA – March 23, 2022 – Audacy today announced the launch of The Fan Upstate (WORD-AM/WYRD-AM) in Greenville-Spartanburg, effective immediately. The Fan will continue delivering live, local content including the award-winning “Rob Brown Show” and award-winning “Offsides with Marc Ryan” and will now be home to CBS Sports Radio and BetQL programming. The Fan Upstate will also continue to serve as the play-by-play home for Furman University Paladins football and basketball as well as Byrnes High School football. The station, previously ESPN Upstate, is multicast on WORD-AM/WYRD-AM, WFBC-HD2, 97.7 FM and 97.1 FM.

“After years of constantly changing, syndicated ESPN content, we have made the exciting move to bring new and relevant sports talk content to our listeners in the Upstate,” said Steve Sinicropi, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Audacy Greenville-Spartanburg. “The Fan Upstate will aim to provide the best original sports talk and sports betting content that our fans crave.”

The Fan Upstate weekday lineup is as follows.

6:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. ET:“The DA Show” with Damon Amendolara  
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ET:“The Rob Brown Show”  
12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. ET:“The Jim Rome Show”  
3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. ET:“Offsides with Marc Ryan”  
7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. ET:“BetMGM Tonight”  

Listeners can tune in to The Fan Upstate (WORD-AM/WYRD-AM), WFBC-HD2, 97.7 FM and 97.1FM in Greenville on-air, and nationwide on the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

David Heim
About Audacy

Audacy, Inc. (NYSE: AUD; OTC: AUDA) is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company with the country’s best collection of local music, news and sports brands, a premium podcast creator, major event producer, and digital innovator. Audacy engages 200 million consumers each month, bringing people together around content that matters to them. Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp) and Twitter (@AudacyCorp).

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