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SBD/March 27, 2013/Media
Rival Radio Stations Team Up To Overtake Clear Channel As Browns' New Broadcasters
Published March 27, 2013
BEHIND THE BIDS: In Cleveland, Tom Reed cites a source as saying that WKRK and WKNR "entered into negotiations with the Browns bidding against each other," but at "some point decided to join forces against Clear Channel." A source said that the Browns are "expected to double their auxiliary programming hours from 500 to 1,000 annually" as part of the agreement. There will be a "Rob Chudzinski coach’s show and the Cleveland Browns Daily Show will expand from one hour to two hours on WKNR." A source said that on game days, WKNR will "host a four-hour pre-game show," while WKRK "follows with a two-hour post-game show." Browns play-by-play man Jim Donovan and analyst Doug Dieken will "continue to anchor the radio broadcasts" (Cleveland PLAIN DEALER, 3/27).