ESPN Deportes Radio Expands, Re-Launches in Miami

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ESPN Deportes Radio Expands, Re-Launches in Miami

Miami’s ESPN affiliate re-launches as WNMA 1210 AM reaching sports fans in West Palm Beach, Broward and Miami counties 

ESPN, Inc. announced that ESPN Deportes Radio, the only around-the-clock national Spanish-language sports radio network in the U.S., with local, national and international sports content will re-launch their Miami affiliate station on August 1, 2011 on WNMA 1210 AM under the operation of Deportes Media LLC.  The new station will have a stronger signal with more than 47,000 watts, outreaching its previous station in the area, WOCN 1450 AM.

“The ESPN Deportes Radio team is thrilled to expand our coverage in Florida and reach thousands more Spanish-speaking sports fans,” said Oscar Ramos, senior director and general manager of ESPN Deportes Radio. “The re-launch in Miami presents great opportunities for our brand and will allow us to better serve this growing audience of passionate Latino sports fans. The addition of WNMA 1210 AM to our portfolio of stations solidifies our commitment to expand our national presence.”

“The WNMA 1210 AM team will work hard to give sports enthusiasts up-to-the-minute news and dynamic content with a local twist,” said Mara Rankin, vice president and general manager of ESPN Deportes Radio Miami. “We are excited to bring the best in sports commentary and programming to the underserved Latino fans in West Palm Beach, Broward and Miami counties.”

ESPN Deportes Radio Miami’s Monday through Friday prime-time broadcasts will include: Café ESPN with local traffic and weather updates emphasizing on local teams, Voces Del Deporte, Acción Centroamerica, The New York Yankees, Zona ESPN, SportsCenter and Jorge Ramos y Su Banda.

“To date, we have had a great deal of success in growing the ESPN Deportes radio franchise in Miami on WOCN-AM” said David Jacobs, CEO of Deportes Media LLC. “By moving our programming to WNMA-AM 1210, ESPN Deportes Radio will have the ability to reach many more Hispanic listeners in more communities in South Florida and to better serve our advertising and play-by-play partners throughout the market”.

ESPN Deportes Radio is also the Spanish-language radio home of the exclusive national Spanish-language broadcasts of Major League Baseball’s regular season games every Sunday as well as the All-Star Game, League Championship Series and World Series, MLS, EURO 2012, Copa Libertadores, Copa Sudamericana, CONCACAF Champions League, and Spain’s La Liga. ESPN Deportes Radio is also available via the ESPN Deportes Radio iPhone, Blackberry and Android applications. The apps give millions of ESPN Deportes Radio listener’s access to live, crystal clear Spanish language radio streams, fan favorite shows, the latest SportsCenter updates every 30 minutes, popular podcasts and more. For a full schedule of ESPN Deportes Radio programming line-up visit: www.espndeportesradio.com.

About ESPN Deportes Radio

ESPN Deportes Radio is the Spanish radio station that serves Hispanic sports fans in the United States. Since its launch, the radio network has grown to include 42 affiliates throughout the country reaching 62% of the Hispanic population in the U.S. The station is also available via SIRIUS/XM Satellite Radio. For more information please visit: www.espndeportesradio.com.

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