Baton Rouge, La.—July 6, 2017— Sports Today hosted by Charles Hanagriff and Jimmy Ott, which airs on 104.5 ESPN Baton Rouge weekdays from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., will simulcast on 100.3 ESPN New Orleans beginning on Monday, July 10th. Hanagriff and Ott have been paired together since 2011 and each have over 20 plus years in sports broadcasting.
“We are thrilled about the opportunity to bring our program to the New Orleans market,” said Ott, a New Orleans Native, “we will continue our focus on LSU, the New Orleans Saints, New Orleans Pelicans, and all of the local teams.”
“Sports Today” becomes the second show that the stations will simulcast joining “After Further Review” with Matt Moscona weekdays from 3p-6p. 100.3 ESPN New Orleans also features “The Sports Hangover” with Gus Kattengell which air from 1p-3p in New Orleans only.
“The addition of Charles Hanagriff and Jimmy Ott to our programming lineup validates our strong commitment to delivering the best in live and local sports to our south Louisiana listeners,” said Charlie Ricks, General Manager of ESPN New Orleans.
“We have seen tremendous success with the partnership with Coastal Broadcasting and 100.3 ESPN New Orleans,” commented Gordy Rush, VP/General Manager of Guaranty Media and 104.5 ESPN Baton Rouge, “We look forward to expanding our partnership with the addition of the Sports Today simulcast and hopefully even more programming in the near future”.