Greenville, S.C. – March 26, 2019
iHeartMedia Greenville’s Fox Sports 1440, Greenville’s Sports Station, and ESPN Asheville, First For Sports in Western Carolina, announced today a broadcast agreement with the Atlanta Braves, effective March 28.
Greenville’s Fox Sports 1440 and ESPN Asheville will be the official Atlanta Braves Radio Network affiliates in Greenville, South Carolina and Asheville, North Carolina. The stations will broadcast all Atlanta Braves regular season and postseason games. ESPN Asheville will enter its first season as an Atlanta Braves Radio Network affiliate while the team returns for a second stint with Fox Sports 1440 in Greenville, South Carolina.
"We are thrilled to have ESPN Asheville as the new home for Braves baseball in Asheville and welcome them back to Greenville,” said Brian Hall, Senior Vice President of Programming for iHeartMedia Asheville and Greenville. “Braves fans are loyal and passionate and we love aligning our brands with great franchises like the Braves, so let’s play ball!”
Fans can listen to all Atlanta Braves postseason and regular season games on Fox Sports 1440, ESPN Asheville 92.9 FM, 800 AM and 1400 AM. For the official Atlanta Braves game schedule, listeners can visit the Atlanta Braves website.
iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Asheville market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with more than 2 billion app downloads and 125 million registered users.
About iHeartMedia Asheville & Greenville
iHeartMedia Asheville and Greenville own and operate WKSF-FM, WWNC-AM, WQNQ-FM, WQNS-FM, WPEK-AM, WKSF-HD2, WESC-FM, WSSL-FM, WGVL-AM, WROO-FM, and WMYI-FM, and is part of iHeartMedia. iHeartMedia is the number one audio company in the United States, reaching nine out of 10 Americans every month – and with its quarter of a billion monthly listeners, has a greater reach than any other media company in the U.S. The company’s leadership position in audio extends across multiple platforms including 850 live broadcast stations; streaming music, radio and on demand via its iHeartRadio digital service available across more than 250 platforms and 2,000 devices including smart speakers, digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables, smartphones, virtual assistants, TVs and gaming consoles; through its influencers; social; branded iconic live music events; and podcasts as the #1 commercial podcast publisher globally. iHeartMedia also leads the audio industry in analytics and attribution technology for its marketing partners, using data from its massive consumer base. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.