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Friday, June 22, 2018

Sean Salisbury joining SportsTalk 790 KBME

iHeartMedia Houston announced today its new weekday lineup for SportsTalk 790, Houston’s Home for Your Home Teams, effective July 9


Lots of stuff happening in the Houston sports radio world as I was in Washington DC working with our Congressional offices to get funding for fighting Alzheimer's disease in my mother's name.

I received the below press release earlier this week so I wanted to bring it to your attention now I'm back in H-Town.

David Barron of the Houston Chronicle reported that the former hosts in that time slot, Jayson Braddock and former Houston Oilers defensive lineman Sean Jones, were let go. Adam Clanton, also apart of the show, was let go in May after a Twitter beef with morning show host Josh Innes.

As I tweeted earlier this week, Clanton is now working part-time at SportsRadio 610 KILT.



Here is the press release about Sean Salisbury joining KBME:

Former NFL Quarterback Sean Salisbury joins the weekday lineup from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. “We’re thrilled to be adding Salisbury to the team. The former QB brings a unique perspective from his days on the gridiron,” said Bryan Erickson, Director of AM Programming for iHeart Media Houston.

In addition to playing professional football for 10 years, Salisbury has worked as an NFL analyst on ESPN, appearing on Sports Center and NFL Live, and served as a consultant for the 2005 remake of The Longest Yard.

“I've been blessed with a full career and this opportunity to work with iHeart and Sportstalk 790 was too good to pass up in so many ways. I don't take these great moments lightly,” said Salisbury. “The last 5 years have been special. I fully expect this new journey to be filled with WOW moments that make our listeners feel like they are getting the show they deserve!”

Salisbury joins a lineup featuring Josh Innes, Matt Thomas and former NFL players Greg Koch and N.D. Kalu. SportsTalk 790 will also continue its broadcast partnerships with the Houston Astros, Houston Rockets and the University of Texas football and basketball teams.

“We’ve put together an All Star lineup of guys who know sports and love talking about sports,” said Erickson. “Sportstalk 790 is truly the best destination for compelling local sports content in Houston.”

Full Programming Lineup:
“The Josh Innes Show” 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
“In the Trenches with Koch & Kalu” 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“The Matt Thomas Show” 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
“The Sean Salisbury Show” 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

iHeartMedia Houston has a strong cross-platform presence and includes a number of iconic brands and franchises – both broadcast and digital – including SUNNY 99.1, 94.5 The Buzz, The All-New 93.7 The Beat, KISS FM, Newsradio 740 KTRH, AM 950 KPRC and SportsTalk 790 – and produces legendary marquee events including Buzzfest and The Houston Beat Bash.

iHeartMedia is a leading media outlet in the Houston market and its content is available across multiple platforms, including its broadcast station; online via its branded digital site; mobile; and social, with nationwide listening through iHeartRadio, the all-in-one streaming music and live radio service – with its more than 1.7 billion downloads and 110 million registered users.

About iHeartMedia Houston
iHeartMedia Houston owns and operates KBME-AM, KISS-FM, KQBT-FM, KODA-FM, KPRC-AM, KTBZ-FM, KTRH-AM), and is part of iHeartMedia. With over a quarter of a billion monthly listeners in the U.S. and over 131 million social followers, iHeartMedia has the largest national reach of any radio or television outlet in America. As the leading media company in the U.S., iHeartMedia serves over 150 local markets through 849 owned radio stations, and the company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM, on satellite, at iHeartRadio.com, on the company’s station websites and on iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s digital music, podcast, on demand and live streaming radio service, available on over 250 platforms and 2,000 devices, including on digital auto dashes, tablets, wearables and smartphones, on virtual assistants, smart speakers, TVs and gaming consoles.

iHeartRadio offers users the country's top live radio stations, personalized custom artist stations created by just one song or seed artist, on demand features and the top podcasts and personalities. The all-in-one digital service has more than 1.7 billion downloads, 110 million registered users and is the No. 1 commercial radio podcaster in the U.S.

iHeartMedia’s platforms include radio broadcasting, online, mobile, digital, social, podcasts, personalities and influencers, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (PINK: IHRTQ). Visit iHeartMedia.com for more company information.




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