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Tim Hall Named APD at “97.1 The Fan” in Columbus

Tegna announces that Tim Hall is named assistant program director at sports talk WBNS-AM and FM, Columbus “97.1 The Fan” and “1460 ESPN.” Hall is currently the host of “The Buckeye Show” (6:00 pm to 8:00 pm) and Ohio State football and men’s basketball post-game shows from Learfield. Programim director and operations manager Matt Fishman says, “Tim’s extensive background in the sports talk format is invaluable as we continue to grow ‘97.1 The Fan’ and ‘1460 ESPN’ here in Columbus. I look forward to watching Tim grow in this new role and seeing his impact on the team and the overall product.” Station manager Cody Welling adds, “For the last several months, Tim has expressed the interest and ability to grow as a broadcaster and as a programmer. As ‘97.1 The Fan’ continues to innovate as one of the elite sports radio properties in the United States, I’m excited to see the contributions that Tim will deliver for our station and the community.”