Fans to Gain Added Coverage of Women’s Basketball, Baseball
DUBUQUE, Iowa – University of Iowa fans living in Dubuque soon will turn to Q 107.5 FM for all things black and gold as WDBQ-FM officially becomes the Hawkeyes’ new radio affiliate through the 2020-21 athletic season.
The five-year agreement with Townsquare Media of Dubuque kicks off with fall football and was overseen by Learfield’s Hawkeye Sports Properties, University of Iowa Athletics’ exclusive multimedia rights holder. In addition to carrying complete football and men’s basketball game coverage, the radio partnership with WDBQ-FM now ensures fans can listen to Iowa baseball and women’s basketball games. Seasonal coaches’ shows and daily shows also will be staples on WDBQ-FM, as well as regular on-air promotion and digital synergies between Myq1075.com and HawkeyeSports.com.
“Townsquare Media of Dubuque is honored to become the new home for the Iowa Hawkeyes in Dubuque,” said Market President Danny Sullivan. “WDBQ-FM Q 1075 will be a great signal for Hawkeye nation to listen to all the excitement of the Hawkeye sports. We’re looking forward to working with Learfield and Gary Dolphin in Dubuque for many years to come. Welcome to Townsquare Media of Dubuque, Go Hawks!”
“We’re thrilled to have this additional coverage of baseball and women’s basketball to give Hawkeyes’ fans in Dubuque even more game action over the airwaves,” said Gabe Aguirre, Hawkeyes Sports Properties general manager. “This partnership ushers in a significant, new opportunity for fans in this particular market, and we’re excited about it. Of course we want to thank and recognize KDTH-AM for their decades of support to the Hawkeyes and for their relationship.”
Learfield has long been immersed in the collegiate athletics landscape. The company manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, in addition to supporting athletic departments at all competitive levels as title sponsor of the prestigious Learfield Directors’ Cup. Learfield also provides its collegiate partners access to professional concessions and ticket sales; licensing and trademark consulting; digital platform expertise; and venue and technology systems through its affiliated companies. For more about Learfield’s partners, history, businesses and career opportunities, visit www.learfieldsports.com.