Entercom's WBT Extends Broadcast Partnership with Panthers
|RADIO ONLINE | Tuesday, July 23, 2019|
Entercom and the Carolina Panthers have announced a new multi-year broadcast partnership extension. As part of the agreement, News/Talk WBT-AM/Charlotte will continue to serve as the flagship home of the Carolina Panthers. Sister station WFNZ-AM will provide promotional support. As part of the deal, Panthers legends Steve Smith Sr., Damione Lewis and Muhsin Muhammad will contribute to WFNZ segments. WBT will continue to carry all Panthers game broadcasts with Mick Mixon and Jim Szoke providing play-by-play coverage.
"We are thrilled and excited to continue this valued partnership with the Carolina Panthers," said Senior Vice President and Market Manager Matthew Hanlon. "Since the team's inception, fans have needed a place to turn to for exceptional coverage of the Panthers and I'm proud WBT is given the opportunity to be that voice."
"Since 2005, WBT has been our flagship radio station and we look forward to continuing this long-standing partnership," added Carolina Panthers Tom Glick. "WBT and WFNZ play important roles on game days and throughout the football season, ensuring that Panthers fans have access to local radio coverage of our team's impact both on the field and in the community."
In addition, the agreement includes the continuation of pregame and postgame shows, including "The Coaches Show" on Monday evenings from 6-7pm ET.