Aug. 28, 2012
Tallahassee, Fla. — Clear Channel Broadcasting of Tallahassee and IMG College announced Tuesday that the station has signed a two-year contract to continue as the flagship station for the 36-member Seminole Radio Network in 2012-13. Florida State’s football games have been on a Clear Channel station for the past 31 years beginning with the 1983 season.
“We are very happy we were able to extend this relationship and are looking forward to continuing to grow the Seminole brand with Clear Channel Broadcasting here in Tallahassee,” said Paul Phipps, General Manager of Seminole IMG Sports.
Clear Channel Tallahassee Market Manager Chuck Redden added, “We are thrilled to extend our longstanding relationship with FSU and the Seminoles. Our five radio stations will deliver the Seminole brand to over 200,000 weekly listeners in North Florida and South Georgia along with an additional 60,000 plus users of our websites and digital products.”
All FSU football games will be broadcast live on WTNT – FM 94.9 and WNLS-AM 1270. In addition, the Jimbo Fisher radio shows will be featured on the stations. Men’s basketball games will be broadcast live on 100.7 FM along with the Leonard Hamilton radio shows. Florida State baseball and women’s basketball games will be carried primarily on WNLS.
IMG College is the leading multimedia, marketing and licensing/brand management company in America and represents more than 200 of the nation’s top collegiate properties. Gene Deckerhoff, the voice of the Seminoles and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, returns for his 35th season calling the play-by-play action for FSU football. Former FSU star fullback and Super Bowl winner William Floyd returns for his sixth season as the color analyst and veteran broadcaster Tom Block returns as the sideline reporter. The Seminole IMG Sports Network’s football game-day broadcast will begin three hours prior to kick off on WTNT and WNLS and two hours prior to kick for the extended radio network.