Entercom and Florida Panthers Extend Broadcast Partnership
560 WQAM Sports Radio in Miami to Continue as Home of Panthers Hockey
PHILADELPHIA, PA – May 29, 2019 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, and the Florida Panthers have reached a multiyear broadcast extension. As part of the agreement, 560 WQAM Sports Radio (WQAM-AM) in Miami will remain the broadcast radio home of the team, airing all Panthers games through the end of the 2021-2022 season.
“As South Florida’s Iconic Sports Station, WQAM is committed to being the go-to home for Miami’s devoted sports fans,” said Keriann Worley, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom South Florida. “We’re thrilled to continue our partnership with the Florida Panthers and are committed to providing fans with comprehensive coverage of their hometown team.”
“We’re proud to continue to our partnership with Entercom and 560 WQAM as our Panthers’ flagship,” said Shawn Thornton, Senior Vice President, Florida Panthers. “From the RADIO.COM app to the dial, our fans know where to find Panthers Hockey and Panthers talk.”
In addition to game broadcasts, 560 WQAM Sports Radio will feature weekly player interviews, a coach’s show featuring head coach Joel Quenneville, a weekly in-season “Panthers Insider” show, in-season “Panthers’ Wednesdays,” and additional ancillary coverage including a one-hour preseason special and a two-hour live NHL Draft broadcast.
Listeners can tune in to 560 WQAM Sports Radio (WQAM-AM) in Miami 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, Facebook and Instagram.
560 WQAM Sports Radio is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage, has over 300 stations and 3,000 podcasts. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
About Entercom Communications Corp.
Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.audacyinc.wpengine.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).