Sun Broadcast Group has entered into a multi-year syndication and sales partnership with Entercom morning man and nationally syndicated personality, Fitz. The deal will encompass all Fitz branded on-air offerings including the “Powered by Country” weekend countdown, which will be renamed “The Hit List” when it moves from United Stations Radio Networks to Sun in 2015.
In addition to the weekend countdown show, Fitz will assume hosting duties of “Nashville Minute,” a daily news and entertainment feature developed and produced by Gen3 Entertainment, now heard on over 80 affiliates. Nashville Minute will be expanded to two daily reports with Fitz’s first broadcast airing on Monday, October 27th.
Sun also announced that it would be syndicating Fitz’s current #1 morning show from 100.7 “The Wolf” in Seattle. “The Fitz Show” will be offered daily from coast to coast as a modular show for airing in multiple dayparts to Country, CHR and Hot AC affiliates.
Ron Rivlin, SVP of Programing at Sun Broadcast Group said, “Sun Broadcast Group prides itself in working with world class talent and Fitz is in a class of his own. “We are looking forward to taking the Fitz brand to new heights! Buckle up radio. You’re in for a wild ride!”
“I am thrilled to be working with Sun Broadcast Group”‘ said Fitz. “I have been blown away by the vision, passion, and energy that Jason Bailey and his team have shown me. I have never had more support in my life. These guys just get it!! PERIOD!! They do radio the way it was meant to be done and have definitely changed the way the game is played in our industry. Look out!”