ESPN Deportes New York Debuts

1050 ESPN Deportes New York WEPN RadioUpdate 9/7: 1050 WEPN has launched its new “ESPN Deportes New York” format.

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.

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