99.5 WRNO "Rush Radio" Back For Fourth Season
Thursday February 27, 2014
NEW ORLEANS (February 27, 2014) – The New Orleans VooDoo and Clear Channel Radio announced their 2014 partnership on Thursday morning with 99.5 FM WRNO serving as the flagship station for VooDoo football for the fourth consecutive season. Well known NOLA Sports figure Ken Trahan will give fans game play-by-play of VooDoo games for his 4th season. Back in the radio booth with Trahan after a year away is color analyst and longtime arena football player, coach, and general manager Jon Norris, who now serves on the coaching staff at Brother Martin High School.
99.5 FM WRNO “Rush Radio” is a 100,000 watt station, which has a coverage area as far west as Baton Rouge and eastward into Biloxi. The broadcasts will also originate on the internet at www.wrno.com.
“Our fans are accustomed to Ken Trahan calling our games on WRNO. Ken speaks from the heart of NOLA sports and we’re honored to have him in our broadcast booth again,’ said VooDoo Managing Partner Dan Newman. “Jon Norris brings a different perspective to the broadcast having been in the Arena Football League since its inception – as a player, coach, and team General Manager. He makes every listener feel like they’re sitting in the stands.”
“We’re very proud to continue our relationship with the VooDoo. Not only are the games great entertainment, but I’m so excited that our listeners will be able to experience the passion that the VooDoo and its players bring to Arena Football," said Jim Fisher, program director for “Rush Radio” 99.5 FM.
About the New Orleans VooDoo
The New Orleans VooDoo will play in the Smoothie King Arena, an SMG managed facility directly across the street from the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Single game tickets for VooDoo regular season home games are on sale now by calling 504-875-3900. For more information call (888) 277-5526 for Vice President and Director of Operations, Jason Coffel.
About the AFL
Since its inception in 1987, the Arena Football League has showcased their fast-paced and exciting game to millions of fans in a myriad of markets across the country. CBS Sports Network will broadcast an AFL National Game of the Week on Saturday nights for the entire regular season and postseason. ESPN will be broadcasting select AFL games on various nights during the 2014 season as well.