KPOJ Portland To Drop Liberal Talk For Sports
Update 8:40pm: KPOJ made the shift to “Fox Sports 620” at 5:30pm.
The station’s lineup will feature the bulk of the national Fox Sports Radio lineup with the exception of Dan Patrick who airs on “750 The Game” KXTG. KPOJ will replay Fox Sports Daybreak from 6-9am, following its live 3-6am airing. The station will also feature a local show “Fox Sports PDX” from 9am to 12pm with Scott Lynn and Ron Callan rotating as hosts.
On Twitter it was pointed out to us that the station is shifting from coverage of Michelle Obama’s husband to that of her brother, who is head coach of the Oregon State basketball team.
Original Report 11/9 4:00pm: Clear Channel Liberal Talk 620 KPOJ Portland will flip to Sports “Fox Sports 620“.
KPOJ garnered a 1.0 share in the October ratings, up from a 0.8 in September. It will join a Portland Sports battle that includes Alpha Broadcasting’s “750 The Game” KXTG and Entercom’s “1080 The Fan” KFXX. 620 will remain the co-flagship of Oregon State University play-by-play along with sister Talk 1190/102.3 KEX.
Willamette Week has more details including a statement from KPOJ morning host Carl Wolfson.