MOOSIC, PA (February 2, 2018) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are pleased to announce the extension of their radio partnership agreement with Bold Gold Media Group and 1400 The Game - NEPA's Fox Sports Radio, flagship station of the largest sports radio network in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The agreement covers three seasons and keeps all RailRiders broadcasts on the only radio home they have ever had.
"The partnership between the RailRiders and Bold Gold has been a great and enduring one," said Vince
Benedetto, President & CEO of Bold Gold Media Group. " The partnership traces its origins back to the entry of both organizations into the market. We're honored to build upon this mutual legacy and continue to provide our listeners with the best local sports programming in NEPA!"
Bold Gold Media Group will air all 140 regular season games as well as any post-season games, the Triple-A All-Star Game and the Triple-A Baseball National Championship Game on their multi-station network. Listeners can tune in to The Game Radio Network, which consists of 1400 WICK-AM (Lackawanna County), 1440 WCDL-AM (Lackawanna County & Pocono Lake Region), 1340 WYCK-AM (Luzerne County), 100.7 FM (Wilkes-Barre & surrounding areas) and 106.7 FM in the Pocono Lake Region (Wayne & Pike Counties).
In addition to radio broadcasts on The Game Radio Network, all RailRiders games will be streamed live over the Internet with links available through swbrailriders.com and boldgoldradionepa.com. The broadcasts are also streamed through Bold Gold's RadioBOLD mobile app, available for free in the Apple and GooglePlay Marketplace and at RadioBOLD.com.
"Bold Gold Media Group has been a tremendous partner and asset," said RailRiders Team President and General Manager Josh Olerud. "This relationship goes back over a decade and Bold Gold is the reason why we have one of the most popular broadcasts in all of Minor League Baseball. We are excited to see this extension finalized and to look ahead as we grow our brands together."
Adam Marco and Adam Giardino will form the new radio broadcast crew in 2018. Each broadcast will include a thirty-minute pregame show prior to first pitch. For more information on this announcement, please contact the RailRiders front office at (570) 969-2255.
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