U of W Huskies ink 5-year deal with KJR

AllAccess.com  today reports that the U of W Huskies football & basketball rights holder – Learfield IMG College’s Huskies Sports Properties has signed a 5 year broadcast deal with iHeart’s sports 950 KJR.  This will put the team’s play-by-play broadcasts on the station through to the 2024-25 season. For the past 6 seasons, Huskies games have aired on Sinclair’s 1000/97.7 KOMO.  The deal puts football broadcasts with play-by-play voice Tony Castricone on KJR with a simulcast on “JACK-FM 96.5 KJAQ. Men’s basketball will also air on KJR. Women’s basketball will continue to air on Hubbard’s brokered Talk 1150 KKNW in 2020-21 but some games will air on KJR and all women’s games will move to KJR in the 2021-22 season.  

Author: Mike Cherry

retired broadcaster: on-air, MD, PD, asst PD, Prod Mgr, IT, station technician/engineer, pioneer Internet webcaster, station installation/maintenance; 12 years in commercial radio, 17 years volunteer in campus/community radio in B.C., Alberta & Wash. Amateur radio operator & "DXer" specializing in AM night-time DX, short-wave DX/listening & remote SDR DXing/listening

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