Disney-owned ABC Radio announced two major moves Monday that will give one of its stations, KSPN, a big boost in the battle for supremacy among Los Angeles sports-talk radio stations.
KSPN next season will replace KLAC (570) as flagship station of the Angels as part of a five-year deal worth an estimated $25 million.
Also, effective Jan. 1, KSPN will switch signals with sister station KDIS, Radio Disney, going from 1110 on the dial to 710.
Radio Disney will go to from 710 to 1110.
Bob Kontz, the director of sales at L.A.'s four ABC Radio stations--KABC, KSPN, KDIS and KLOS--said that by switching to 50,000-watt 710, KSPN has the potential to reach an additional 2.5 million listeners, including those in Palm Springs, the San Joaquin Valley and San Diego County.