THE CRIMSON TIDE EXTEND BROADCAST RELATIONSHIP WITH WAFN “FUN 92.7 FM” THROUGH 2022
ARAB, Ala. – Crimson Tide fans in the FUN Radio listening area in North Alabama, Marshall County and Arab will continue to hear football and men’s basketball game action for the next five years on FUN 92-7 (WAFN-FM) as the extended relationship formally was announced today by the station and Learfield’s Crimson Tide Sports Marketing on behalf of University of Alabama Athletics.
In the new term, Fun Media Group-owned FUN 92-7 (WAFN-FM) will broadcast live all regular-season and post-season games for men’s football and men’s basketball, as well as a select slate of women’s basketball and baseball games. In addition to live game broadcasts, FUN 92-7 (WAFN-FM) will carry all broadcasts of the Hey Coach show, featuring select coaches representing UA Athletics varying by season and teams showcased. In addition, fans can hear Crimson Tide Rewind on Monday nights during football season and the daily Crimson Tide Today providing highlights on all sports across campus.
“Roll Tide! We are thrilled to continue our outstanding relationship with Learfield to bring the Crimson Tide home to the FUN 92-7 family of listeners,” said Michael St John, President of FUN Media Group Inc. “You have ‘National Championship’ teams at Alabama and ‘National Championship’ fans and listeners to the broadcasts. It’s been a great relationship and will only get better as we add some women’s basketball and baseball” to our lineup.”
“The Fun Media Group team and Michael St. John are tremendous to work with, and we are proud to be celebrating 40 years with them on the Crimson Tide Sports Network,” said Learfield’s Senior Vice President, Affiliate Relations & Broadcast Operations Aaron Worsham. “We recognize that fans and listeners are accustomed to tuning in to Fun 92-7 when looking for the Crimson Tide Sports Network broadcasts. We are thrilled that our relationship will continue well into the future.”
The University of Alabama is one of nearly 130 collegiate institutions, conferences and arenas represented by Learfield. The company’s rich history includes over four decades of developing trusted, long-term relationships with some of the most revered institutions and associations in the world of college sports. Additionally, it titles the Learfield Directors’ Cup and offers its partners professional concessions and ticket sales; branding, licensing and trademark consulting; digital and social platform expertise; campus-wide business and sponsorship development.