ESPN Deportes Radio, and Spanish Sports Productions (SSP), have launched an official SSP affiliate on WTTM 1680AM in Philadelphia, PA.
The new ESPN Deportes Radio station will begin full broadcasting on April 1, 2019.
“Philadelphia has a thriving Hispanic community of passionate sports fans,” said Freddy Rolón, vice president and general manager, ESPN Deportes. “Making ESPN Deportes Radio’s programming available to fans in the Philadelphia area is part of our ongoing commitment to better serve Hispanic fans.”
SSP is the official Spanish radio broadcaster of the Phillies and Eagles in the Philadelphia metro area. Its new partnership with ESPN Deportes represents an expanded programming lineup designed to reach new audiences.
“SSP is extremely proud to add ESPN Deportes content to our lineup. We’ve been broadcasting the Phillies and Eagles for 20 years, so this launch provides a great opportunity to better serve our listeners and advertisers with a year-long product,” said founder Bill Kulik.
WTTM 1680AM will broadcast 12 hours of ESPN Deportes Radio programming from 6:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. ET daily. Programs include:
> Destino: variety show with analysis and commentary on the most important sports headlines of the day.
> Raza Deportiva: talk show focused on soccer from Mexico and Central America.
> Zona ESPN: program focused on hot topics in sports conversations from around the world.
> Jorge Ramos y su Banda: program that provides in-depth analysis of the headlines, as well as commentary and informed perspectives from the world of soccer. Its new multi-sport format includes segments covering trending topics in other sports as well.
ESPN Deportes Radio has rights to marquee live events including Liga MX, Copa MX, MLS, International Champions Cup, PANAM Soccer, Super Copa Spain, Copa del Rey, Serie A, German Cup, International Friendly, NFL’s Monday Night Football, College Football Bowls, MLB Regular Season, MLB All-Star Game, MLB Home Run Derby, MLB Division Series, MLB Championship Series, MLB World Series, Serie del Caribe, PANAM Basketball, NBA, NBA All-Star Game, NBA Playoffs, NBA Finals, Boxeo de Campeones and UFC.