The Sports Junkies
January 18, 2019 - 3:58 pm
The Sports Junkies

PHILADELPHIA, PA – January 18, 2019 – Entercom, the unrivaled leader in sports radio, and the hosts of "The Sports Junkies" announced a new long-term contract extension. John Auville, Eric Bickel, Jason Bishop and John-Paul Flaim, will remain on 106.7 The Fan (WJFK-FM) in Washington D.C., weekdays from 5:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. ET.

"Since 1996, ‘The Sports Junkies' have driven the sports conversation in Washington D.C. and we couldn't envision The Fan without them," said Phil Zachary, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Washington D.C. "As the unrivaled leaders in local sports coverage, we are pleased to continue our relationship with the team."

"It's an honor and a privilege to talk sports with our friends every morning," said Flaim. "We're so thankful to those that have supported us all of these years. After 23 years, we feel like we're just hitting our stride."

"We're excited to continue waking up Washington on 106.7 The Fan for many years to come," said Bickel.

Plans will be announced later this month for the program to be broadcast beyond Washington D.C. to affiliates across the Mid-Atlantic region. "The Sports Junkies" is consistently rated number one among Washington, D.C. men aged 18-49, according to Nielsen 2018 ratings.

Listeners can tune in to 106.7 The Fan (WJFK-FM) in Washington D.C. on air, as well as nationwide on the RADIO.COM app and website. Fans can also connect with the station on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

106.7 The Fan is a RADIO.COM station. RADIO.COM is now the fastest growing digital audio app in the United States and the current leader in local sports coverage. The digital platform currently has over 235 stations and 2,500 podcasts with more added continuously.

RADIO.COM is a part of Entercom, a leading American media and entertainment company and one of the two largest radio broadcasters in the country.

About Entercom Communications Corp.

Entercom Communications Corp. (NYSE: ETM) is a leading American media and entertainment company reaching and engaging over 170 million people each month through its premier collection of highly rated, award winning radio stations, digital platforms and live events. As one of the country’s two largest radio broadcasters, Entercom offers integrated marketing solutions and delivers the power of local connection on a national scale with coverage of close to 90% of persons 12+ in the top 50 markets. Entercom is the #1 creator of live, original, local audio content and the nation’s unrivaled leader in news and sports radio. Learn more about Philadelphia-based Entercom at www.entercom.com, Facebook and Twitter (@Entercom).