ESPN Radio expands to Jamaica
Kingston, Jamaica - On Monday, Aug. 19, ESPN Radio will launch KLAS ESPN Sports 89 FM in Jamaica. Under the operation of KLAS Sports Radio Ltd., The station’s daily lineup of local sports programming will be enhanced with ESPN Radio’s most appealing content.
KLAS ESPN’s programming will feature ESPN Radio’s content from 6:00 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. weekdays, including daily live and delayed broadcasts of Mike & Mike and the Herd. In addition, the station will carry ESPN Radio NFL games.
This content complements the station’s local programming and play-by-play offerings that include European and Latin American soccer.
“KLAS Sports Radio Ltd. is most pleased to partner with such a premium brand as ESPN Radio,” said Alston Stewart, Executive Chairman for KLAS Sports Radio Ltd. “We are convinced that this association will have a win win effect on both the organization and the Jamaican marketplace. Jamaican sports fans are very knowledgeable on a wide cross section of sporting disciplines and are deserving of the best which make ESPN and KLAS a perfect match”
KLAS Sports Radio has been Jamaica’s leading sports radio station offering fans and advertisers high-quality content and innovative coverage unmatched within the local radio broadcasting landscape.
ESPN Radio adds to the brand’s TV presence in Jamaica that includes two networks, ESPN Caribbean and ESPN2 Caribbean. The networks offer a wide variety of sports events and news and information programming with a Caribbean focus on what viewers in the region most want to see.
About ESPN Audio
ESPN Radio, the country’s largest sports radio network, ESPN Deportes Radio, ESPNRadio.com, and ESPN Podcasts comprise ESPN Audio.
ESPN Radio, which launched January 1, 1992, provides more than 9,000 hours of talk and event content annually, reaching 24 million listeners a week on 450 nationwide stations, including more than 360 full-time affiliates and clearance in the top 25 markets.
ESPN owns and/or operates stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas. ESPN Radio programming is also available on Sirius XM and via digital distributors Slacker Radio and Tune In.