iHeartMedia Washington, DC’s 104.7 FM and the Washington Capitals Announce New Broadcast Partnership
Washington, DC – January 23, 2017 – iHeartMedia Washington, DC’s 104.7 FM announced today a broadcast partnership with the Washington Capitals, effective immediately. The station will air every Capitals game for the remainder of the National Hockey League season.
Beginning today, 104.7 FM will become a part of the Washington Capitals’ radio network, which extends from Pennsylvania to North Carolina and enhances the current coverage in the Washington, D.C. area. Outside of game coverage, the station will simulcast DC101 HD2.
“We’re very excited to have the Capitals on our airwaves,” said Michael Preacher, Region President of iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. and Government Initiatives. “Our listeners will be thrilled to hear hockey’s hottest team on 104.7 FM.”
”It’s a great opportunity for us to not only expands our coverage area in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, but also to partner with one of our region’s most respected media companies. I’m very happy for our fans that our game day coverage will be on the FM dial in Washington on 104.7 FM,” said John Walton, Senior Director of Broadcasting, Washington Capitals, Monumental Sports and Entertainment.
iHeartMedia is a leading media outlet in the Washington, DC market and its content is available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; online via its branded digital sites; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with its more than a billion downloads and 90 million registered users.
About iHeartMedia Washington, DC
iHeartMedia Washington, DC owns and operates WIHT, WASH, WWDC, WBIG, WMZQ, and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 85 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leader in multiplatform connections, it also serves over 150 local 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, wearables and smartphones, and on gaming consoles.
iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital radio platform, is the fastest growing digital audio service in the U.S. and offers users thousands of live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist and the top podcasts and personalities. With over a billion downloads, iHeartRadio reached 95 million registered users faster than any other radio or digital music service and even faster than Facebook.
iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital and social media, podcasts, personalities and influencers, 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.