SAN ANTONIO – Jan. 31, 2014 – Cox Media Group (CMG) San Antonio is the latest affiliate to broadcast CBS Sports Radio with the re-launch of 860 AM as a stand-alone format, effective immediately. For more than 20 years, KONO-AM 860 has been a simulcast of CMG’s top ranked greatest hits station KONO 101.1 FM.
“We’re excited to bring this level of quality sports programming to San Antonio,” said CMG San Antonio VP and Market Manager Dan Lawrie. “Additionally, South Texas sports fans should be glad to welcome the return of The Jim Rome Show after a two-year absence in the market.”
“We’ve put together a tremendous lineup of experienced hosts with strong opinions and personality who perfectly capture the passion and excitement of the sports fan,” said Eric Spitz, Director of Programming for CBS Sports Radio. “With sports, the action never stops, and CBS Sports Radio provides listeners with cutting-edge analysis, high-profile interviews and late breaking news.”
For more information on CBS Sports Radio and to view the full broadcast schedule, please visit www.cbssportsradio.com.
About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings. The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services. CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners. For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com.