San Diego Chargers Sign New Radio Deal with ClearChannel

January 18, 2012

The San Diego Chargers have agreed to a new three-year deal with ClearChannel to broadcast all of the team’s preseason, cough regular-season and postseason games on radio. The new contract runs through the 2014 season.

Chargers games will continue to be simulcast on KIOZ-Rock 105.3 FM and KLSD-XTRA Sports 1360 AM.

“We are happy to continue our partnership with ClearChannel for the next three years,” said Chargers Executive Vice President-CEO A.G. Spanos. “We’ve had a very good relationship with ClearChannel and the variety of stations they own in the San Diego market allows us to reach Chargers fans through a wide range of platforms and music genres. It’s a winning combination.”

Debbie Wagner, Clear Channel San Diego President and Market Manager, added: “We’ve built a strong partnership with the San Diego Chargers over past seven years and look forward to bringing San Diegans the excitement of NFL football on KIOZ-FM and KLSD-AM for another three seasons. Whether supporting and promoting team rallies, interviewing players or covering pre-season activities, the partnership fostered between the San Diego Chargers and Clear Channel Radio San Diego extends to our entire cluster of stations, including World Class Rock 101.5 (KGB-FM), Channel 93.3 (KHTS-FM), Star 94.1 (KMYI-FM), News & Talk (95.7-FM / AM-600 KOGO).”

In addition to live play-by-play coverage of all Chargers games, both Rock 105.3 and XTRA Sports 1360 air locally produced shows prior to and following each game, while XTRA dedicates programming time year-round with the “Chargers Power Hour” airing weekdays from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m.