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The New York Giants and WFAN Extend Play-by-Play Deal

The NFL’s New York Giants and Audacy sports talk WFAN, New York announce an extension to their play-by-play partnership. WFAN will continue as the flagship station of the team, airing all pre-season, regular season and postseason games. The deal also includes expanded programming for the 2023 season, plus theim launch of a new weekly preview show called “Big Blue Kickoff Live” to be hosted by’s John Schmeelk and WFAN’s Shaun Morash airing on Saturday mornings during the regular season. In addition, all three WFAN daily shows will broadcast live from Giants training camp on Monday (8/14), beginning at 6:00 am with “Boomer & Gio,” followed by “Brandon Tierney & Sal Licata” and “Evan & Tiki.” Audacy New York market president Chris Oliviero says, “WFAN is proud to grow our long-standing partnership with the New York Football Giants. More opportunities for fans to connect with Big Blue is our commitment, one that goes beyond Sunday and extends year round.”

Job Opportunity

Columbus’ “The Fan” Seeks Station Manager

TEGNA’s sports talk WBNS-FM, Columbus, Ohio “97.1 The Fan” is seeking a “strategic, creative, dynamic, experienced broadcasting sales manager/director of sales/general manager to become our next great station manager. ‘97.1 The Fan’ is the flagship station for all Ohio State Athletics as well as NHL’s Columbus Blue Jackets and the MLS Columbus Crew. ‘The Fan’ is also the Columbus home for Cleveland Browns football. Our legacy properties boast one of the top-rated ESPN affiliates in the United States as well as a statewide network of over 80 stations and a digital platform of full-service digital solutions. This position reports to the president and general manager of WBNS-TV.” Find out more and apply here.