Entercom and the University of Saint Joseph in Connecticut have reached an agreement for 1080 WTIC News Talk WTIC(AM), in Hartford, Conn., to broadcast home games of the men’s basketball team’s inaugural season. The partnership will run through the 2018–19 collegiate season.
Stephanie Perl, senior vice president and market manager, Entercom Hartford, said, “This partnership is an excellent opportunity to expand our sports offerings to our listeners on 1080 WTIC while complementing our already strong sports programming.”
As part of the partnership, Joe D’Ambrosio, co-host of 1080 WTIC News Talk’s morning show “Mornings with Ryan Dunaway,” will provide play-by-play commentary of the games. Coverage begins with the team’s opening game against William Paterson University on Nov. 9.
1080 WTIC News Talk is a Radio.com station, which is a part of Entercom. The digital radio app platform has more than 300 stations and 1,100 podcasts with more being added.