In addition to the national ESPN Deportes programming, the station will feature two local programs daily. “Firma ESPN” will run in mornings from 7 to 10am hosted by Renato Bermudez, Ernesto Jerez, and Jorge Ebro. “Zona ESPN NY” will air from 2-4pm hosted by Carolina Guillen, Sebastian Christensen, and Enrique Rojas. The station will also air all New York Jets football games in spanish.
Original Report 8/24: 1050 WEPN New York will break its simulcast of “98.7 ESPN New York” WEPN-FM as planned on Friday, September 7 at 2:00pm.
The move, which was announced when ESPN began its LMA of 98.7 in April, will give ESPN Deportes Radio its long desired affiliate in the #1 radio market and in each of the top six markets. The station has begun promoting the launch via sweepers on 1050 and 98.7.