850 WRUF Gainesville Adds ESPN; Ocala Simulcast

ESPN Gainesville 850 WRUF Ocala 900 100.1 WMOP University Of Florida GatorsThe University of Florida’s “SportsRadio 850” WRUF Gainesville and SportsTalk LLC’s “ESPN Radio Ocala” 900 WMOP/100.1 W261BA Ocala have announced a partnership that will see the two stations merge their programming effective Friday, June 29.

The new “ESPN 850/900” lineup will consist of:
6am-10am: Mike & Mike
10am-12pm: Adam Reardon (Was 8-10am on WMOP)
12pm-2pm: Sportscene With Steve Russell (Was 7-9am on WRUF)
2pm-4pm: Scott Van Pelt
4pm-6pm: Larry Vettel (Was 3-6pm on WRUF)
6pm-7pm: The Cheap Seats (Was 6-7pm on WRUF)
All other times: ESPN Radio programming or University of Florida/High School Play-By-Play

WMOP programming had been heard in Gainesville on 1230 WGGG. No word yet on what will air there.

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Lance Venta is the Owner and Publisher of RadioInsight.com and a consultant for RadioBB Networks specializing in integration of radio and the internet. Lance has two decades of experience tracking the audio industry and its use of digital platforms.

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