UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, ENTERCOM LAS VEGAS INTRODUCE BROADCAST RELATIONSHIP AND FULL SLATE OF WOLF PACK PROGRAMMING
Football, Men’s Basketball, Coaches’ Shows, Wolf Pack Daily Update to Air on KXST-AM 1140
RENO, Nevada – The Wolf Pack unveiled today an extensive broadcast relationship with Entercom Las Vegas which provides fans in that market a full slate of University of Nevada game action and related programming over the next two years, through the 2020-21 collegiate athletics season.
Entercom’s CBS Sports Radio 1140 (KXST 1140 AM) will serve as the primary radio home in Las Vegas, carrying Wolf Pack football and men’s basketball games, as well as the seasonal coaches’ shows and the Wolf Pack Daily Update. Sister station News-Talk 840 KXNT (KXNT 840 AM) will also broadcast Wolf Pack football games. Additionally, Entercom Las Vegas will air select women’s basketball games both seasons.
“We’re thrilled to have a new home in Las Vegas for Nevada fans and alumni to enjoy all of the action from our bowl-winning football team and three-time Mountain West champion men’s basketball program and more,” said Chad Hartley, University of Nevada’s associate athletics director for strategic communications. “This is a great new partnership that will expand the reach of Nevada athletics to one of our largest alumni bases.”
Dan Kearney, Entercom Las Vegas’ senior vice president and market manager, added, “We’re proud to begin a new tradition with the Nevada Wolf Pack athletic program, and our ongoing commitment to bring Las Vegas and the Valley the best in sports programming will be strengthened by this partnership.”
The Wolf Pack Sports Network encompasses 13 radio affiliates across Nevada. The station relationships and all broadcast aspects are overseen and managed by Wolf Pack Sports Properties, University of Nevada Athletics’ multimedia rightsholder and locally based Learfield IMG College team.
“We are looking forward to having Entercom as a new broadcast partner for Nevada Athletics,” said Eric Kovac, Wolf Pack Sports Properties general manager. “Entercom is a strong and established media outlet in Southern Nevada, and we’re proud to deliver Wolf Pack game action and programming through their airwaves.”