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"TalkRadio 990" Joins Vanderbilt Network as Memphis Affiliate 4/16/03

NASHVILLE - TalkRadio 990 KWAM in Memphis has reached an agreement to carry live play-by-play broadcasts of Vanderbilt football and men's basketball on the Vanderbilt ISP Sports Radio Network this fall.

"We are excited about this partnership between TalkRadio 990 KWAM and Vanderbilt University," said Bruce Demps, Regional Vice President for Clear Channel Radio. "The Commodores have a strong following in the area and we are happy to give them the opportunity to follow their favorite team during the year."

That enthusiasm is shared by Vanderbilt and ISP Sports, the multimedia rightsholder for Vanderbilt Athletics.

"Memphis is one of the great sports cities of the South and we are proud to be represented there by TalkRadio 990," said Vanderbilt Director of Athletics Todd Turner. "This partnership will have a very positive impact on our overall athletics program."

The agreement with KWAM is also an indication of continued progress with the Vanderbilt radio network, according to Meghan Molnar, Assistant Vice President of ISP Sports and General Manager of the company's Vanderbilt sales staff.

"Adding TalkRadio 990 to our list of affiliates is a major step in the growth of the Vanderbilt ISP Sports Network and provides us a stronger presence in the Memphis area, which is so important to our fans there," Molnar stated.

Based in Winston-Salem, N.C., ISP Sports also manages radio networks for Georgia Tech, Marshall, Southern Mississippi, Tulane, Virginia Tech and Wake Forest, covering 11 states and listing nearly 200 affiliates among its total network membership.


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