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Entravision To Broadcast FIFA World Cup

Germany_champions_2014_FIFA_World_Cup (Danilo Borges-Portal da Copa)Entravision Communications Corporation (NYSE: EVC) announced today that its radio stations in 16 markets will broadcast 53 of the 64 total matches of the 2018 FIFA World Cup including all quarter finals, semi-finals, third place and final matches through a partnership with Futbol de Primera.

Coverage kicks off on June 14th with the opening ceremony and the beginning of group play, and will include the live broadcast of all three scheduled matches for the Mexico National Team in group play, including Mexico playing the World Cup defending champion Germany on Sunday, June 17th at 8 am PT.  Coverage will be provided by some of the top play-by-play soccer announcers in the world, including legendary commentator Andres Cantor, with his signature “GOOOOOLLLLL!” which is popular around the world.  Every match will include both a live 30-minute pre- and post-game coverage broadcast.

“Latinos live and breathe soccer and it is by far the number one sport among our listeners. We’re excited to be part of the World Cup event and our ability to provide extensive coverage to our local communities through our radio stations. This global soccer tournament is one of the most recognized sporting events in the world and provides advertisers with a premier opportunity to connect with our audience,” said Jeffery A. Liberman, President and Chief Operating Officer of Entravision.

Entravision radio stations and markets that will air the 2018 FIFA World Cup games, include:

Market

State

Call Letters

Station

Albuquerque

NM

KRZY 105.9 FM

La Tricolor

Denver

CO

KJMN 92.1 FM / KMXA 1090 AM

La Suavecita

El Paso

TX

KINT 93.9 FM, KSVE 1650 AM

La Suavecita (KINT) / ESPN Deportes (KSVE)

Las Vegas

NV

KRRN 92.7 FM   

La Suavecita

Los Angeles

CA

KLYY 97.5 FM/103.1 FM

La Tricolor

Lubbock

TX

KBZO 1460 AM / KAIQ 95.5FM

ESPN Deportes / La Tricolor

McAllen

TX

KNVO 101.1 FM

La Suavecita

Modesto

CA

KTSE 97.1FM

La Suavecita

Monterey / Salinas

CA

KSES 107. 1 FM

La Suavecita

Palm Springs

CA

KLOB 94.7 FM

La Suavecita

Phoenix

AZ

KBMB 710 AM, KVVA/KDVA 107.1 FM/106.9 FM

ESPN Deportes (KBMB) /

La Suavecita (KVVA/KVDA)

Reno

NV

KRNV 102.1 FM

La Tricolor

Riverside

CA

KLYY 97.5 FM/103.1 FM

La Tricolor

Sacramento

CA

KXSE 104.3 FM

La Suavecita

Stockton

CA

KCVR 98.9FM

La Suavecita

Yuma / El Centro

CA/AZ

KSEH 94.5 FM

La Suavecita

 

About Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a freelance writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 25 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and now is the PR manager for Wizard World, which runs pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America. Milani is also the play-by-play announcer for Caldwell University football and basketball broadcasts. He is a proud graduate of Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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