IHEARTMEDIA MILWAUKEE’S THE BIG 920 ANNOUNCES NEW PARTNERSHIP WITH THE MILWAUKEE ADMIRALS
MILWAUKEE – July 5, 2018 – iHeartMedia Milwaukee’s The Big 920, Milwaukee’s Sports Station, announced today a broadcast partnership with the Milwaukee Admirals.
Beginning with the 2018-19 American Hockey League season, all 76 regular season games and Calder Cup Playoff contests will air live on The Big 920, online at www.thebig920.com or other local iHeartRadio stations in the Milwaukee market when appropriate. In addition, all games will be available on the iHeartRadio app, giving fans around the world the ability to listen to Admirals’ games live.
Admirals broadcasts will begin with a 30-minute pre-game show, featuring a preview of the night’s game and in-depth interviews with coaches and players, hosted by the voice of the Milwaukee Admirals, Aaron Sims. Additionally, Milwaukee Admirals Center Ice, a one-hour radio show dedicated to the Admirals and hockey in general, will air on Monday nights 6 – 7 pm on The Big 920.
“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome the Admirals to The Big 920 and the iHeartMedia Milwaukee family,” said Colleen Valkoun, Market President for iHeartMedia Milwaukee. “The Admirals provide major-league entertainment in a fun minor-league atmosphere. Their fans are loyal and passionate and we look forward to connecting with the team and its marketing partners on multiple stations and platforms.”
The Admirals will play their home opener on Saturday, October 13 at 6 p.m. at Panther Arena, while the rest of the schedule will be released later this summer. The Milwaukee Admirals are part of the American Hockey League and are affiliated with the Nashville Predators of the NHL.
About iHeartMedia Milwaukee
iHeartMedia Milwaukee owns and operates WMIL-FM, WRIT-FM, WRNW-FM, WKKV-FM, WISN-AM, and WOKY-AM, and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 131 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leading media company in the U.S., iHeartMedia serves over 150 local markets through 849 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, on satellite, at iHeartRadio.com, on the company’s station websites and on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital music, podcast, on demand and live streaming radio service, available on over 250 platforms and 2,000 devices, including on digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables and smartphones, on virtual assistants, smart speakers, TVs and gaming consoles.