ESPN 630 AM to Carry Orioles Radio Network, Kicking Off With Coverage of 2021 Baseball Season
WASHINGTON, DC, March 24, 2021 – CUMULUS MEDIA announces that it has entered into an agreement with the Baltimore Orioles, making its Washington, D.C. Sports/Talk radio station ESPN 630 AM The Sports Capitol/WSBN-AMthe official radio home of the Orioles Radio Network. As the Orioles Radio Network’s Washington, D.C. affiliate, ESPN 630 AM will kick off its coverage beginning with the 2021 Baseball Season.
The multi-year deal keeps the Orioles Radio Network on the Washington, D.C. airwaves and adds to ESPN 630 AM’s stable of sports broadcasts – which also includes the Washington Football Team and the University of Virginia.
“We are thrilled to be associated with the Baltimore Orioles,” said Ken Roberts, Senior Vice President/Market Manager, Cumulus Washington, D.C. “From their classic venue Oriole Park at Camden Yards to their Hall of Fame heritage, the Orioles have a rich history with the League and with the City of Baltimore.”
“The Orioles are excited to enter into this new partnership with CUMULUS MEDIA’s ESPN 630 AM/ WSBN and to continue delivering Orioles baseball to our many fans in the Washington, D.C. metro area,” said Greg Bader, Orioles Senior Vice President, Administration and Experience. “D.C. area residents can enjoy a full season of on-field action, as well as engaging pre- and post-game programming, through The Sports Capitol and the Orioles Radio Network’s coverage all year long.”
Roberts added, “This winning organization and ESPN 630 AM are going to be great teammates.”
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ABOUT THE ORIOLES RADIO NETWORK
The Orioles Radio Network broadcasts across more than 40 stations in seven states. Fans can hear extensive coverage all season long, including pre- and post-game shows and select Spring Training contests. For a complete list of Orioles Radio Network affiliates, please visit Orioles.com/Radio.
ABOUT CUMULUS MEDIA
CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 416 owned-and-operated stations across 86 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the Masters, the Olympics, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through on-air and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.
Contact: For Cumulus DC media inquiries, please contact Ken Roberts, SVP/Market Manager, at Ken.Roberts@cumulus.com or Tim Yorro, Marketing Director, at Tim.Yorro@cumulus.com.
For Baltimore Orioles media inquiries, please contact Orioles Public Relations at OriolesPR@Orioles.com.