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Marshall's Radio Network Adds Affiliate
WVTS comes on board
Mar 23, 2012

Winston-Salem, N.C., (March 23, 2012) -The Thundering Herd IMG Sports Network and Bristol Broadcasting in Charleston have agreed to a multi-year partnership to air Marshall Football and Men’s Basketball programming, beginning this fall.

Charleston’s WVTS (94.5 FM and 1240 AM) will air the Thundering Herd’s football and men’s basketball games, in addition to the Doc Holliday and Tom Herrion Call-In Shows. 

WVTS carried Marshall Football and Men’s Basketball game broadcasts from 2001-2006 under an agreement with the former ISP. 

"It’s great to once again be a part of the Marshall family," said Mike Robinson, General Manager of Bristol Broadcasting-Charleston Market. “We are looking forward to the 2012-13 season and bringing the excitement that is Marshall Athletics to Charleston.” 

The Thundering Herd IMG Sports Network consists of approximately 20 affiliates and is one of the most successful within IMG College Audio, the nation's largest independent sports radio network, producing nearly 30,000 hours of intercollegiate sports programming each year. 

“It is exciting to bring Thundering Herd Athletics to the Charleston market for all of our fans and corporate partners,” said Jason Golden, the network’s General Manager. 

Marshall kicks off its 2012 season with a trip to West Virginia on September 1st. 

About IMG College 
IMG College is the leading multimedia, marketing and licensing/brand management company in America representing more than 200 of the nation's top collegiate properties including the NCAA and its 89 championships, NCAA Football, leading conferences, and many of the most prestigious colleges and universities in the country. Headquartered in Winston Salem, N.C., IMG College employs 700 people in nearly 100 offices throughout the U.S. IMG College is the leader in capturing consumer devotion to college sports through partnership opportunities in multimedia rights, licensing, events and hospitality, marketing, stadium and arena development, stadium seating solutions, ticketing, sales, and consulting. IMG College produces nearly 30,000 hours of radio programming on the largest sports network in the country, manages nearly 5,000 hours of local television programming, is the leading publisher of college sports publications in America, and is the largest manager of university athletic websites. IMG College is a division of IMG Worldwide, a global sports, fashion and media business. For more information, please visit www.imgworld.com.