Saturday, August 15, 2020

Columbus OH Radio: New Line-Up Starts Monday At WBNS

WBNS 97.1 The Fan will unveil a new weekday lineup beginning Monday, Aug. 17, featuring a brand new live and local morning show

The Fan announced today that former Buckeye linebackers Bobby Carpenter and Anthony Schlegel join The Fan’s Brandon Beam to host, “Morning Juice” from 6-9 AM.

“There has never been a more important time for 97.1 The Fan to take the next step in our evolution as a sports radio station,” said vice president and general manager Todd Markiewicz. “We are excited to go live and local, giving our listeners the opportunity to hear the latest on all Ohio-based sports first thing each and every morning, Monday thru Friday. I’m thrilled to add Mr. Attack and Dominate himself, Anthony Schlegel, to our powerful lineup of sports talk personalities and be able to reward two of our young superstars in Matty “Ice” Hayes and Brandon “Beamer” Beam with their own daily primetime shows. ‘Morning Juice’ will be full of energy, insight and entertaining guests both local and national. Get ready Cbus! Columbus morning radio will never be the same!”

➤“Rothman and Ice” will air from 12-3 PM on weekdays.

Matt Erhard, director of operations at 97.1 The Fan, added, “In addition to the energy and excitement of launching ‘Morning Juice,’ I’m excited to team up Anthony Rothman, who’s been covering sports in Central Ohio for 27 years, with Matty “Ice” Hayes, a born and raised Ohioan who brings fresh perspective and insight as he makes the move from producer to host. I’m extremely proud to see these next career steps for guys who have helped shape The Fan into the sports powerhouse that it is today.”

1460AM/ESPN Columbus and 97.1 HD2 will air the entire new ESPN Radio national daily lineup.

The new 97.1 The Fan Weekday Lineup as of Monday, August 17:
  • 6 a.m. Morning Juice Brandon Beam, Bobby Carpenter, Anthony Schlegel
  • 9 a.m. Bishop & Laurinaitis Beau Bishop and James Laurinaitis 
  • Noon Rothman & Ice Anthony Rothman and Matty “Ice” Hayes
  • 3 p.m. Common Man & T-Bone Mike Ricordati and Jonathan “T-Bone” Smith
  • 6 p.m. The Buckeye Show Tim Hall w/special Buckeye guests
In addition to the exciting new lineup, The Fan studios will be making a big move.

“I am also excited to announce that we are moving our radio studios from Front Street to the 10TV building on Twin Rivers with brand new, state of the art broadcasting facilities,” said Markiewicz. “Creating synergy between 97.1 The Fan’s sports lineup along with 10TV’s sports anchors allows us to create ‘The Best Damn Sports Team In The Land.’ With TV and radio’s sports personalities under the same roof, we will be able to provide the most thorough and entertaining sports information to fans in Columbus for years to come!”

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