ESPN AND GREAT EASTERN RADIO TO BECOME FLAGSHIP STATION FOR DARTMOUTH ATHLETICS
HANOVER, N.H.— Dartmouth College and its athletics multimedia rights holder, Learfield’s Big Green Sports Properties, have agreed to a new three-year partnership with Great Eastern Radio to serve as the flagship station for live broadcasts of football, and men’s and women’s hockey games on ESPN 94.5 FM and 1230 AM.
Additionally, Dartmouth men’s and women’s basketball will be back on the air on Kool 93.9 and 96.3 in Vermont and New Hampshire, marking a return of dedicated basketball broadcasts for the first time in recent years.
“We are thrilled to be the new home of Dartmouth Sports,” said Great Eastern Radio Operations Manager, Matt Houseman. “This new partnership allows us to showcase the premier Division I athletics we have in our area like never before. It’s great local content and we look forward to providing Dartmouth Sports to listeners in the Upper Valley and beyond.”
“We are very excited to partner with Great Eastern Radio and bring Big Green fans a new home for Dartmouth Athletics broadcasts,” said Dartmouth College Athletics Director, Harry Sheehy. “It is important for us to provide the best services to our athletes and fans, and partnering with Great Eastern Radio allows us to do that. We look forward to a great relationship for hopefully many years to come.”
An industry leader for more than four decades, Learfield has a deep presence in the college athletics landscape nationwide. It manages the multimedia and sponsorship rights for more than 120 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas, and supports 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 history, businesses and career opportunities, visit www.learfieldsports.com.