ESPN Asheville Makes Its Debut
|RADIO ONLINE | Monday, June 11, 2018|
iHeartMedia Asheville announced today the debut of the new ESPN Asheville 92.9 FM/880 AM/1400 AM, First for Sports in Western North Carolina, effective immediately.
ESPN Asheville 92.9 FM/880 AM/1400 AM will broadcast the ESPN Radio lineup featuring Golic and Wingo in the mornings. In addition, the regionally syndicated, David Glenn Show will air from 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and The Paul Finebaum Show is in the 5:00p.m. to 7:00 p.m. time slot. ESPN Asheville is also the new home for University of North Carolina Football and Basketball.
"I'm really excited we're bringing the ESPN format back to sports talk listeners here in Western North Carolina," said Brian Hall, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Asheville. "The ESPN brand aligns perfectly with our platform of top-rated iHeartMedia radio stations here in Asheville."
"ESPN is the premium brand in all of sports and ESPN Radio offers the best programming on the planet for sports fans," said Bill McMartin, Area President for iHeartMedia Asheville. "iHeartMedia is already the home to the best local and regional sports in the area. Having ESPN Radio available in Western North Carolina will provide our listeners with even more coverage of the teams they love."