94 WYSP to become sports radio station

August 18, 2011 7:10:52 AM PDT
Philadelphia radio station 94 WYSP will become a sports radio station this September, it was announced on Thursday morning.

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.