Entercom to Air New York Mets Spanish-language Broadcast on Univision New York’s Que Buena 92.7 FM
PHILADELPHIA, PA – February 13, 2020 – Entercom, a leading media and entertainment company and the unrivaled leader in sports radio, has reached a multiyear content sharing agreement with Univision New York’s Que Buena 92.7 FM (WQBU-FM) station. As part of the agreement, WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM), the flagship station and radio broadcast rightsholder of the New York Mets, will produce all of the 162 regular season and postseason games to be aired on Que Buena 92.7 FM in the Tri-State area through the 2022 season.
“We’re pleased to partner with Univision New York to bring New York Mets games to Spanish-speaking fans,” said Susan Larkin, Regional President and Market Manager, Entercom New York. “As the unrivaled leader in local sports coverage, we’re looking forward to bringing our premier content to an even broader audience through this strategic partnership.”
“Adding New York Mets baseball to our popular Que Buena 92.7 station gives our audience more of the content they love, whether they’re listening at home, at work or during their commute,” said Roberto Yañez, President and General Manager, Univision New York. “We are pleased to partner with WCBS and bring our community closer to one of their favorite home teams with live Spanish-language coverage all season long.”
Beginning with the 2020 season, the play-by-play team for Spanish-language broadcasts will include longtime Mets broadcasters Max Perez Jimenez, Nestor Rosario and Juan Alicea.
Univision New York includes three radio stations as well as the region’s leading Spanish-language news station, which has served the Latino community in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut for over fifty years. Que Buena 92.7 is part of the Uforia Audio Network, the leading Hispanic radio network in the United States. Audiences can get the latest on Que Buena 92.7 by following Que Buena on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Listeners can tune in to WCBS 880 (WCBS-AM) in New York 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.
WCBS 880 is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM, the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the leader in local sports coverage, currently has over 500 stations and thousands of podcasts, with more added continuously on its rapidly growing platform. RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom.
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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).
About Univision Communications Inc.
As the leading Hispanic media company in the U.S., Univision Communications Inc. entertains, informs and empowers U.S. Hispanics with news, sports and entertainment content across broadcast and cable television, audio and digital platforms. The company’s top-rated media portfolio includes the Univision and UniMás broadcast networks, as well as cable networks Galavisión and TUDN, the No. 1 Spanish-language sports network in the country. Locally, Univision owns or operates 65 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Additionally, Uforia, the Home of Latin Music, encompasses 58 owned or operated radio stations, a live event series and a robust digital audio footprint. The company’s prominent digital assets include Univision.com, streaming service Univision Now, the largest Hispanic influencer network and several top-rated apps. For more information, visit corporate.univision.com.