July 29, 2015
The 2015 East Division Champion Philadelphia Soul announce that all 2015 playoff games will be broadcast live on Greater Media’s 97.5 FM The Fanatic. Joe DeCamara, host of The Fanatic’s 6-10 p.m. Weekday Show, including the weekly Ron Jaworski Show on Wednesdays from 6-7 p.m., will provide play-by-play. Soul General Manager Tom Goodhines will provide color commentary.
Games to be broadcast on The Fanatic include the first round playoff game which is set for Saturday, August 15 at 5 p.m. as they host the No. 4 seed of the Conference (TBD) at the Wells Fargo Center. With a Soul victory, the Soul will host the American Conference Championship game on Sunday, August 23 and will face the winner of the first round game featuring the No. 2 and No. 3 seed in the American Conference. Should the Soul make the ArenaBowl Championship game on Saturday, August 29, the Soul would host that game in Philadelphia should they be the higher seed of the teams competing in the game.
“We have a great relationship with Soul owner Ron Jaworski and now we look forward to this opportunity with his team,” 97.5 The Fanatic’s program director Matt Nahigian said. “We want to be the station that brings Philadelphia’s next championship to the airwaves.”
“We have a championship caliber football team this year with a great opportunity to bring Philadelphia a second championship in our 10 seasons of play,” Soul Chief Operating Officer, John Adams said. “We are thrilled that our playoff run will be shared in Philadelphia with a championship caliber radio partner.”
97.5 FM The Fanatic is home to both college and professional sports, including Temple Football as well as the Philadelphia Flyers and Philadelphia 76ers.
The Soul host the New Orleans VooDoo in their last regular season home game this Sunday, August 2at 4 p.m. at the Wells Fargo Center.
ABOUT 97.5 THE FANATIC
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ABOUT PHILADELPHIA SOUL
The 2015 East Division Champion Philadelphia Soul are celebrating their 10th Anniversary Season. The Soul will host “Yalla Soul: Jewish Heritage and Fan Appreciation Night,” when they host the New Orleans VooDoo on Sunday, August 2 on the Rothman Field at Wells Fargo Center. Playoff tickets, packages and groups are now available at www.philadelphiasoul.com/playoffs or call 888-789-SOUL, ext. 3 for more information. Follow the Soul on Facebook at facebook.com/soul and Twitter at twitter.com/soulfootball.
July 15, 2015
The National Association of Broadcasters has announced the finalists for the 2015 NAB Marconi Radio Awards, honoring radio stations and on-air personalities for excellence in broadcasting. Greater Media New Jersey’s WMTR-AM and WDHA-FM have been named among the 2015 NAB Marconi Radio Award Finalists. WMTR-AM was named in the Class Hits Station of the Year category and WDHA-FM was named in the Rock Station of the Year category.
The winners will be announced October 1 at the NAB Marconi Radio Awards Dinner & Show, sponsored by HD Radio and held during the 2015 Radio Show in Atlanta.