iHeartMedia Pittsburgh has announced an extension of its broadcast agreement with the Pittsburgh Steelers, effective through the 2018 NFL season.
The new agreement includes The Steelers Radio Network originating from WDVE-102.5 FM and WBGG- 970 AM & 106.3 FM, with additional promotional support on across all six iHeartMedia Pittsburgh stations and websites. The new agreement also expands the Steelers HD radio station (SNR) to 8 hours of original Steelers programming per day throughout the season. In addition, Steelers play-by-play coverage will air on WDVE, where games have broadcasted from since the 1999 season.
"iHeartMedia Pittsburgh and the Steelers have a longstanding partnership," said Tim McAleer, Market President, iHeartMedia Pittsburgh. "We are thrilled to continue to bring sports fans throughout Pittsburgh Steelers broadcasts and programming for years to come."
"We are excited to continue our partnership with iHeartMedia Pittsburgh for the coming years," said Steelers Director of Partnership and Sales Ryan Huzjak. "iHeartMedia has delivered tremendous programming to Pittsburgh Steelers fans for many years, and this partnership will continue to provide our fans everywhere with Steelers content on iHeartMedia Pittsburgh platforms."
iHeartMedia is a leading media outlet in the Pittsburgh market and its programming and content are available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio — with its more than 700 million downloads, more than 75 million social media followers and 87 million digital uniques across the Network.
About iHeartMedia Pittsburgh:
iHeartMedia Pittsburgh owns and operates WBGG-AM, WDVE-FM, WKST-FM, WPGB-FM, WWSW-FM, WXDX-FM and is part of iHeartMedia. With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., 87 million monthly digital uniques, over 75 million social followers and 196 million monthly consumers of its Total Traffic and Weather Network, iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. It serves over 150 markets through 858 owned radio stations, and the company's radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, HD digital radio, satellite radio, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company's radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile app, in enhanced auto dashes, on tablets and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia's digital radio platform, is the No. 1 all-in-one digital audio service with over 700 million downloads; it reached its first 20 million registered users faster than any digital service in Internet history and reached 70 million users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook. The company's operations include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.