TEXAS A&M FOOTBALL TO BE HEARD IN DEL RIO MARKET FOR FIRST TIME THIS FALL
COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Texas A&M Sports Properties, the multimedia rights holder for Texas A&M Athletics, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Forum Broadcasting and its KLTO-AM 1230 station in Del Rio to carry Aggie football games during the 2013-’14 season.
This marks the first time for KLTO to be a radio affiliate on the Texas A&M Sports Network, which is overseen by Learfield Sports’ Texas A&M Sports Properties.
“At Forum Broadcasting, we’re excited to have Texas A&M football join the KLTO lineup of sports feature programming and look forward to the SEC brand of competitive college football,” said Larry Mariner, station president. “We’re proud to bring Aggie Football to Southwest Texas and equally excited for the renovated stadium coming soon and giving the 12th man a radio voice in our Del Rio market.”
“We’re pleased to bring KLTO into our mix of affiliates carrying Aggie football during the upcoming season and taking the passion of Texas A&M football to fans in the Del Rio market for the first time,” said Eric Buchanan, general manager for Texas A&M Sports Properties.
Texas A&M Sports Properties is a property of Learfield Sports, which manages multimedia rights for more than 50 collegiate institutions and associations and titles the Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup. The company’s multimedia rights encompass numerous content distribution platforms to deliver the passion of college athletics across radio, television and digital networks to fans globally. Today, Learfield Sports’ exclusive sports programming reaches more than 50 million television households nationally and delivers nearly 17,000 hours of radio programming on more than 1,100 radio stations. For more, visit www.learfieldsports.com.