WRNN becomes flagship radio station of Chanticleer Athletics
CONWAY - Coastal Carolina University Department of Athletics announced today a new partnership with local broadcast company Alpha Media-Myrtle Beach that will make WRNN-AM/FM (“Hot Talk 99.5”) and stations 1450 AM/105.5 FM the flagship homes of the Chanticleer Sports Network through the 2019-20 athletic season.
The new partnership will feature live game coverage of football, men’s and women’s basketball, and baseball airing primarily on WRNN-FM with supplemental coverage on WRNN-AM 1450 and its FM translator 105.5.
“We are excited about this new partnership and the opportunity for Chanticleer student-athletes to be featured across the strong signal and market-leading listenership of WRNN,” said Rhett Graham, CCU director of corporate sales and sponsorships.”
The new partnership will also feature significant daily promotional support of Chanticleer Athletics on all of Alpha Media’s other market stations, including, WAVE 104, Energy 92.1 and 96.1 WKZQ.
Josh Gertzog, general manager of Alpha Media-Myrtle Beach, said, “We are thrilled to be part of the growth happening at Coastal Carolina University! Being the radio partner of one of only three NCAA Division I FBS programs in the state of South Carolina is an honor, and with a wonderful athletic pedigree, including a baseball national championship, it’s great to be able to broadcast the Chanticleer games and to partner in other ways. Alpha Media’s motto is ‘Live and Local,’ and there is no more local university to the Myrtle Beach/Grand Strand than Coastal Carolina.”
Alpha Media, headquartered in Portland, Ore., owns or operates 245 radio stations within 53 markets across the United States covering all formats, including Top 40, Adult Contemporary, Spanish, Urban, News Talk, Sports, Rock, Country and more. In addition to the radio stations, Alpha Media owns the intimate performance venues, PDX Live Studio in Portland, Ore., and Alamo Lounge in San Antonio, Texas.