Rip City Radio revealed
A source familiar with the details of the transition informed CSNNW.com that Fox Sports Radio 620 AM, the local radio station that broadcasts Portland Trail Blazer games, will undergo a re-brand later today and change its name to 'Rip City Radio.' While the station will remain a Fox Sports affiliate, the station will take a significant turn to focus on Trail Blazer content and adding more on-air personalities.
We're told their Twitter and website will remain @FoxSportsPDX and foxsportsradio620.com but will both feature Rip City Radio hashtags and graphical representation. Further details on the change will be provided.
RELEASE FROM RIP CITY RADIO
Fox Sports Radio 620 becomes Rip City Radio!
Portland, Ore. – – Today at 2pm, Clear Channel Media + Entertainment’s all sports radio station, Fox Sports Radio 620 will officially change their name to Rip City Radio in honor for 2014 NBA Playoffs.
The official switch will happen during the “Wheels at Work” show, Monday – Friday 2pm-4pm hosted by Portland Trail Blazers Radio PxP Announcer, Brian Wheeler. Blazer fans will be able to enjoy unprecedented coverage throughout the NBA Playoffs including live games, expert insight and analysis, replays and special programming
The Blazers have been a part of the Clear Channel broadcast family since the 2012/2013 season, picking up a relationship that began on 1190 KEX in the 1970s.
“We are beyond thrilled to be able to embrace the heritage that the slogan Rip City has with the city of Portland, the state of Oregon and all Blazer fans across the country.” , said Executive Producer Bobby Corser. The legacy that Rip City has in Portland is second to none”.
Fans can listen to Rip City Radio/Fox Sports Radio 620, via the station's website, www.foxsportsradio620.com, as well as on iHeartRadio<http://www.iheartradio.com/>, Clear Channel's all-in-one digital radio service. iHeartRadio delivers everything listeners want in one free, fully-integrated service: instant access to more than 1,500 of the nation's most popular live broadcast and digital-only radio stations from 150 cities, plus user-created custom stations inspired by favorite artists and songs. iHeartRadio also offers listeners a "Perfect For" feature which allows users to choose from thousands of curated stations based on a range of moods and activities. New - iHeartRadio Talk feature (now in beta) offers on-demand listener-created talk content alongside popular news, celebrity and entertainment “audiosodes.” iHeartRadio Talk also features “Daily Pulse,” a customizable Talk channel featuring the most up-to-date news and culture highlights, to which users can add or remove content that is most important to them.