KEVIN SHEEHAN JOINS THE TEAM 980 WTEM-AM,
A RADIO ONE COMPANY
The Kevin Sheehan Show premieres August 5, 2019
(Washington D.C.) – July 15, 2019 – Radio One Senior Regional Vice President Jeff Wilson announced today that esteemed sports personality Kevin Sheehan is rejoining The Team 980 WTEM-AM (Washington, DC). Sheehan, a long-time member of the DMV sports media community, returns to weekday mornings on August 5, 2019 debuting “The Kevin Sheehan Show” from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
“I’m elated to have Kevin Sheehan back at home on The Team 980,” stated Wilson. “His unique approach to the DMV sports landscape combined with his overwhelming passion provides an entertainment destination for listeners throughout the nation’s capital.”
Sheehan, a native Washingtonian, first joined WTEM in 2004 and hosted shows in every daypart until the end of his last stint in 2018.
“I’m looking forward to coming home to The Team 980,” proclaimed Sheehan. “I can’t wait to debate whether Dwayne Haskins should start Week One. Seriously though, it’s great to be back.”
Sheehan has been podcasting “The Kevin Sheehan Show” since late 2018, already attracting over five-million downloads. He previously hosted The Official Redskins Pre-Game Show on the Redskins Radio Network for 12 seasons. Sheehan has also been a regular contributor to NBC’s “Redskins Showtime” and “The Tony Kornheiser Show.”
The Team 980 is DC’s home for play-by-play of Washington Redskins football including 12-hours of Burgundy and Gold gameday programming. Comprehensive coverage of Redskins Training Camp begins July 25 with former Super Bowl champions Doc Walker and Brian Mitchell broadcasting daily talk shows live in Richmond, VA on The Team 980. In addition, The Team 980 is DC’s home for University of Maryland Football and Basketball, Georgetown University basketball, Baltimore Orioles baseball and Fox Sports Radio.
Sheehan’s addition to The Team 980 bolsters an already powerful weekday lineup featuring Steve Czaban, Doc Walker, Brian Mitchell, Al Galdi and Scott Linn.
About Urban One, Inc.
Urban One, Inc. (urban1.com), formerly known as Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is the largest diversified media company that primarily targets Black Americans and urban consumers in the United States. The Company owns TV One, LLC (tvone.tv), a television network serving more than 59 million households, offering a broad range of original programming, classic series and movies designed to entertain, inform and inspire a diverse audience of adult Black viewers. As one of the nation’s largest radio broadcasting companies, Urban One currently owns and/or operates 57 broadcast stations in 15 urban markets in the United States. Through its controlling interest in Reach Media, Inc. (blackamericaweb.com), the Company also operates syndicated programming including the Tom Joyner Morning Show, Russ Parr Morning Show, Rickey Smiley Morning Show, Get up Morning! with Erica Campbell, DL Hughley Show, Ed Lover Show, Willie Moore Jr Show, Nightly Spirit with Darlene McCoy Reverend Al Sharpton Show. In addition to its radio and television broadcast assets, Urban One owns iOne Digital (ionedigital.com), the largest digital resource for urban enthusiasts and Blacks, reaching millions each month through its Cassius and BHM Digital platforms. Additionally, One Solution, the Company’s branded content agency and studio combines the dynamics of the Urban One’s holdings to provide brands with an integrated and effectively engaging marketing approach that reaches 82% of Black Americans throughout the country.