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iHM/Charlotte, Carolina Panthers Ink New Partnership


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iHeartMedia Charlotte and the Carolina Panthers have announced a new multi-year broadcast agreement partnership that makes WRFX (99.7 The Fox) the new flagship radio station for the Carolina Panthers Radio Network and the home for Panthers radio broadcasts in Charlotte. 99.7 The Fox will carry all Panthers game broadcasts, the Panthers pregame and postgame shows as well the team's weekly coach's show.

"We are excited to partner with iHeartMedia Charlotte to announce 99.7 The Fox as the new flagship station for the Carolina Panthers Radio Network," said Carolina Panthers Chief Commercial Officer Jake Burns. "The Fox is one of the highest-rated stations in the Charlotte-metro area and it's powerful FM signal along with iHeartRadio.com and the iHeartRadio app gives us an opportunity to reach more of our fans than ever before. iHeartMedia is known for its ability to enhance experiences and we can't wait to share more about the unique ways that our fans will benefit from this new partnership."

"We are thrilled to increase iHeartSports NFL partnerships with the addition of the Carolina Panthers. The passion between a sports team and its fan base is one-of-a-kind, and we're thrilled to expand the Carolina Panthers' reach to their passionate supporters with our new multi-media deal," added iHeartMedia Sports President Kevin LeGrett. "iHeart's reach in Charlotte is unprecedented, meaning more fans will hear their favorite team than ever before. The partnership will include broadcast, streaming, podcast, events, marketing and promotional elements which will drive results for the Panthers."

"The team at 99.7 The Fox is delighted to once again be the broadcast home of the Carolina Panthers, bringing best-in-class content from the team to its dedicated and passionate fans," said iHeartMedia Multi-Platform Group-Charlotte President Dave Carwile. "We know how special the relationship and connection between the city of Charlotte, the Panthers and the fan base is, and we're thrilled to enhance that bond with an expanded coverage area reaching more fans on 99.7 The Fox. We can't wait to get started."

The Panthers were also on WRFX from 2000-04, after spending the first five seasons on WBT and then returning to WBT in 2005.

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