Audacy Signs Multiyear Contract Extension With WFAN's Boomer Esiason

NEW YORK, NY – April 29, 2024 – Audacy has signed a multiyear extension with WFAN (WFAN-FM/AM) morning show host Boomer Esiason. He will continue to be heard on “Boomer & Gio” alongside co-host Gregg “Gio” Giannotti, weekdays from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET. This new contract extension will bring Esiason past 20 years as morning drive host at WFAN, making him the longest-tenured morning show host in the station’s history, surpassing Don Imus.

“Boomer has become a true cornerstone in the long, storied history of WFAN,” said Chris Oliviero, New York Market President, Audacy. “He was already the highest-rated morning show in the FAN record books, and now, with this new extension, he will add longest-running to his accolades. And most excitedly, we are certain the best is still yet to come as Boomer begins this new chapter in his career by making a long-term commitment to the FAN, along with a creative vision for elevating the brand together to new heights.”  

“For the last 17 years, it has been an honor to be the voice that New York sports fans wake up to,” said Esiason. “I could not be more excited to continue delivering four hours of entertaining conversation at the most vibrant and storied sports radio station in the country, working alongside the morning crew. I would like to thank Audacy, Chris Oliviero, and, most importantly, our passionate listeners for the opportunity to continue on this incredible ride.”

Esiason joined WFAN in 2007 and co-hosted “Boomer & Carton” until 2017 and “Boomer & Gio” since 2018. Esiason also anchors the “Audacy Sports Minute” heard nationwide on the Company’s sports brands and across the Infinity Sports Network and co-hosts “Kick-Off with Boomer & Valenti,” a nationally syndicated NFL preview program. “Boomer & Gio” is also currently simulcast nationwide on The CBS SPORTS NETWORK.

Esiason is represented by his long-time business partner, Steve Rosner of 16W Marketing. 

Listeners can tune in to WFAN (WFAN-FM/AM) in New York on air and nationwide on the Audacy app and website. Fans can also connect with the station via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.  

David Heim
About Audacy

Audacy, Inc. is a leading multi-platform audio content and entertainment company that connects with 200 million consumers. Powered by its exclusive, premium audio content that includes unrivaled leadership positions in news and sports radio, Audacy operates one of the country’s two scaled radio broadcasting groups, a rapidly growing direct-to-consumer digital audio platform, multiple audio networks, a major event business and a leading, award-winning podcast studio Learn more at, Facebook (Audacy Corp), X (@AudacyCorp), LinkedIn (@Audacy-Inc), Instagram (@lifeataudacy) and Threads (@AudacyCorp).

Ready to Make Audio Work for Your Brand?