ESPN 100.9 adds Pistons play-by-play
ESPN 100.9-FM (WLUN Pinconning) has announced that is has become the local radio home for Detroit Pistons basketball in the Great Lakes Bay Region and.that the station will be broadcasting Detroit Pistons basketball for the remainder of the 2009-2010 season starting with the Sunday, December 20th game against the L.A. Lakers. In addition to Pistons games, ESPN 100.9-FM will be carrying the Pistons pre-game show, which begins either 30 or 60 minutes before game time. Check the schedule for pre-game start times.
"We are very excited to add the Pistons to our programming roster. As an organization, we are committed to delivering the best sports programming available," said Jerry O'Donnell, ESPN 100.9FM station general manager. "It's a great partnership for both ESPN 100.9FM and for the Detroit Pistons. The addition of NBA games to our schedule broadens what we are able to offer our listeners, and gives the Pistons a much needed radio home in the Tri-Cities."
Advertising opportunities are available for ESPN 100.9-FM's coverage of Detroit Pistons basketball, which kicks off with Sunday's 6PM game against the Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. Sponsorship and advertising inquiries can be directed to Jay Arons, ESPN 100.9FM director of sales, at 989-837-6156 or at Arons@espn1009.com.
Arons was recently hired as the station's director of sales. In his new role, Arons will be in charge of all radio sponsorship sales and maintaining relationships with the station's partners. He spent the previous 10 years with Citadel Broadcasting as an account executive, working with local, statewide and national clients.