Mariners announce multi-year extension to keep 710 ESPN Seattle as radio home
Sep 15, 2021, 8:04 AM
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SEATTLE – Seattle Mariners Senior Vice President of Marketing & Communications Kevin Martinez announced today that the Mariners and Bonneville Seattle Media Group have agreed upon a multi-year extension to keep 710 ESPN Seattle as the flagship radio station for Mariners baseball.
“We are thrilled to extend our partnership with Bonneville to bring Mariners baseball to our fans throughout the region,” Martinez said. “Bonneville’s commitment to developing innovative content will result in a wide array of new programs across all dayparts as well as their digital platforms. Fans will be able to listen to more Mariners programming than ever before.”
The 2022 season will be the 32nd year that 710 AM has been the Mariners radio home. The Mariners have been broadcasting on 710 ESPN Seattle since the station’s transition to an all-sports format in 2009, and KIRO-AM was the team’s home from 1985-2002.
“Continuing our long-standing broadcast partnership with the Seattle Mariners is phenomenal,” said Cathy Cangiano, Senior Vice President and Market Manager for Bonneville Seattle. “At Bonneville, we are committed to delivering high-quality, innovative and entertaining local content to our audiences and this extension aligns with our vision and goals. We appreciate the Mariners’ confidence and have already begun working together to expand our weekly coverage of this exciting team.”
In addition to broadcasting all 162 games during the regular season, the M’s year-round presence on 710 ESPN Seattle includes programming featuring President of Baseball Operations Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais, as well as new weekly shows showcasing coaches, players, broadcasters and staff. Coverage also includes podcasts, pre- and post-game radio shows, the weekly Mariners Magazine on Sundays during the season, the Hot Stove League Show in the winter, the Cactus League Report during spring training and spring training game broadcasts.
About 710 ESPN Seattle
710 ESPN Seattle is the radio home of top-rated local programs and nationally renowned ESPN radio shows. Local hosts include Mike Salk, Jake Heaps, Stacy Rost, Bob Stelton and Dave Wyman, as well as regular contributors Michael Bumpus, John Clayton, Shannon Drayer, Dave Grosby, Matt Hasselbeck and Brock Huard. 710 ESPN Seattle serves as the radio flagship station of the Seattle Mariners and Seattle Seahawks. In addition, 710 ESPN Seattle can be heard in Spokane, Tri Cities, and Yakima, as part of the Seattle Sports Radio Network. For more information about 710 ESPN Seattle, visit www.710Sports.com.