July 24, 2014
Temple University Athletics, along with its multi-media rights holder, Learfield Sports’ Temple Sports Properties, announced today a multi-year agreement with Greater Media Philadelphia naming WPEN-FM the official home to Owls Football.
Starting with the 2014 football season, fans in the greater Philadelphia market can hear Temple football games on its new football flagship, “The Fanatic” 97.5 FM.
“We’re excited to announce that The Fanatic, one of the nation’s top sports stations, will broadcast Temple Football games for the next three years,” said Temple University Vice President and Director of Athletics Kevin Clark. “We are looking forward to a great season on the field and happy to have an excellent broadcast partner to provide our fans all of the action.”
“This is a wonderful partnership for us,” said Program Director Matt Nahigian. “We are proud to be representing the Owls and their exciting college football program. August couldn’t come soon enough!”
Temple Sports Properties oversees all aspects of the Temple Sports Network including securing talent and radio affiliates.
Learfield Sports manages the exclusive multimedia rights to 99 collegiate properties in the country and has prominence in all of the major conferences. Learfield’s rights encompass all athletic department media and sponsorships components, including stadium signage and numerous content distribution platforms. The company also offers its college partners with licensing and trademark consulting, concessions and hospitality services and professional ticket sales.
July 17, 2014
Detroit Sports 105.1 announces Jake Chapman has been named as the Executive Producer and Air Talent for The Pistons Radio Network. He will begin his new position on August 6, 2014.
Chapman most recently served for the past five years as the Executive Producer of The Orlando Magic Radio Network. In his new role, Chapman will be responsible for creating Pistons content for the radio station and team to be used on the station’s various digital platforms. In addition, he will be responsible for day to day operations of The Pistons Radio Network and will serve as host for Pistons Pregame shows, post-game shows, and various other programming aired on the station and digital platforms.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jake to The Detroit Sports 105.1 and Pistons Radio Network team,” said Jason Dixon, Program Director of Detroit Sports 105.1. “His skill set and his experience working in The NBA made him a perfect fit to join us. Jake shares our vision to provide Pistons fans with unparalleled content and coverage of their team.”
“We’re pleased to join Detroit Sports 105.1 in welcoming Jake Chapman to Detroit,” said Charlie Metzger, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Palace Sports & Entertainment and the Detroit Pistons. “We appreciate Jake’s ability to provide entertaining and informative year-round content for our fans and look forward to his coverage of Detroit Basketball.”