KFWB and L.A. Clippers renew multi-year broadcast pact
KFWB NEWS TALK 980 will continue as the Los Angeles Clippers flagship radio station with the signing of an exclusive multi-year broadcast rights agreement to carry all preseason, regular season and postseason games, it was jointly announced today by station General Manager Valerie K. Blackburn and Clippers’ President Andy Roeser.
KFWB began broadcasting Clippers games at the start of the 2009-10 season. Per station and team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“We are so happy to forge forward with our relationship with the Clippers who have captured the hearts of Southern Californians and fans across the country,” stated Blackburn. “The Los Angeles Clippers have emerged as a fan favorite in this town and are an extremely important part of our ongoing commitment to provide quality programming to our listeners.”
“KFWB has been an incredible partner for us,” said Roeser. “We are honored to extend this partnership and to continue to be a part of KFWB’s great tradition in Los Angeles.”
Brian Sieman handles play-by-play duties for the Clippers, currently taking part in the NBA playoffs. Isaac Lowenkron hosts the pregame, halftime and postgame shows on KFWB.
KFWB is operated by the KFWB Asset Trust and the KFWB License Trust, divestiture trusts under the management of Diane Sutter, President and CEO of ShootingStar Broadcasting.