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Matt Fishman Joins Tegna to Program “97.1 The Fan” in Columbus

Tegna announces that Matt Fishman is named program director and operations manager for sports talk outlet WBNS-FM “97.1 The Fan” and WBNS-AM “ESPN 1460” in Columbus, Ohio. Fishman most recently served with Good Karma Brands as director of content for sports talk WKNR-AM, Cleveland. WBNSim station manager Cody Welling states, “‘97.1 The Fan’ and WBNS-FM/AM is a special brand that is very important to our community, our stakeholders, and our client partners. Matt’s love of sports radio and his track record of building strong teams, made him the right choice to lead our very talented group of broadcasters, content creators, and flagship partners.” Fishman comments, “‘97.1 The Fan’ is a juggernaut of a radio station. I’m privileged to get to work with an incredible team, a great lineup, and broadcast partners like Ohio State Sports Properties-Learfield, the Columbus Blue Jackets, the Columbus Crew, ESPN and Westwood One.”