Entercom and Baltimore Orioles Renew Broadcast Partnership
105.7 The Fan to Continue as Flagship Station of Orioles Baseball
PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 28, 2021 – Entercom and the Baltimore Orioles announced an extension to their broadcast partnership agreement today, keeping 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM) as the flagship station for the Orioles baseball.
“We are very excited to continue our broadcast partnership with the Orioles,” said Tracy Brandys, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Baltimore. “This ongoing partnership with the team is a major component of Baltimore’s number-one sports brand – 105.7 The Fan. As the nation’s unrivaled leader in sports radio, we’re proud to continue to be the station Baltimore turns to for the latest updates on their local teams.”
“Entercom has been a valuable partner for the Orioles and we are pleased to continue our relationship,” said T.J. Brightman, Senior Vice President, Chief Revenue Officer, Baltimore Orioles. “Through our partnership of the Orioles Radio Network, we have provided millions of fans across the Mid-Atlantic access to every single Orioles game and our corporate partners the opportunity to showcase their own brands.”
As part of the partnership, Entercom will manage the Baltimore Orioles Radio Network – an extensive radio network with more than 40 stations across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Washington D.C., Delaware, Virginia and North Carolina. All Baltimore Orioles Radio Network programming, including live game broadcasts, pre- and postgame shows, regular season weekly shows and additional offseason programming will air exclusively on 105.7 The Fan.
105.7 The Fan also serves as the flagship station for the Maryland Terrapin Radio Network and provides Baltimore gameday football coverage.
Listeners can tune in to 105.7 The Fan (WJZ-FM) in Baltimore on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter and Facebook.
Entercom is the unrivaled leader in sports radio, reaching three times more people than the leading competitor. Entercom is the #1 sports radio ownership group, which owns and operates 39 all-sports stations across the U.S. Its unparalleled broadcast portfolio reaches nearly 30 million sports fans monthly and boasts the nation’s leading collection of radio play-by-play coverage. Entercom also serves as the flagship home of 41 professional teams and over 50 Division 1 collegiate programs, including the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox, Dallas Cowboys and Kansas City Chiefs, Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls, and University of Michigan and University of Oregon, among others.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is the #1 creator of live, original local audio content in the U.S and the unrivaled leader in local radio sports and news. Home to the nation’s most influential collection of podcasts, digital and broadcast content, and premium live experiences, Entercom engages over 170 million consumers each month. Available on every device in every major U.S. market, the company delivers the industry’s most compelling live and on-demand content and experiences from voices and influencers its communities trust and love. Entercom’s robust portfolio of assets and integrated solutions offer advertisers today’s most engaged audiences through targeted reach, brand amplification and local activation—all at national scale. Learn more at www.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).