Wednesday, January 23, 2013

DC Radio: CBS To Add Second Sports Outlet

CBS Sports Radio 1580 makes its debut in Washington, D.C., the nation’s 7th ranked radio market on Monday, Jan. 28, featuring the national programming of CBS Sports Radio.

CBS Sports Radio launched in January 2013.  WNEW-AM CBS Sports Radio 1580’s launch coincides with the Super Bowl, as the network provides nearly 75 hours of unprecedented access, live from New Orleans, in anticipation of the CBS Television Network’s exclusive broadcast of Super Bowl XLVII on Sunday, February 3. 

Listeners can hear the station at 1580AM, or via the app for a variety of mobile devices.

In addition to CBS Sports Radio’s national sports coverage, CBS RADIO owns and operates WJFK 106.7 The Fan.

Steve Swenson, Senior Vice President/Market Manager, CBS RADIO Washington, D.C. says, “We are proud to offer area sports fans an All-Star lineup that caters to their local and national sports interests.” 106.7 THE FAN will remain intact.

WNEW-AM at 1580 is on the old WPGC-AM frequency, which was a dominate Top 40 station in the late 60s and ‘70s.   Station power is 50kw day. and 270 watts nights.

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