94 WYSP to become sports radio station

PHILADELPHIA - August 18, 2011

CBS Radio said that the station will be known as SportsRadio 94 WIP and will simulcast programs already heard on 610 WIP.

In a statement, the company said the station's new weekday programming schedule will be highlighted by WIP veterans and the addition of Philadelphia sports broadcaster Michael Barkann.

"WIP has a 25-year track record of being the premier sports station in Philadelphia and the move to FM is part of a natural evolution," said Marc Rayfield, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, CBS RADIO Philadelphia in a statement.

The switch will happen on Tuesday, September 6th.

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