Orlando’s 1190 AM switching to Spanish-language sports
Latinos in Orlando will be able to listen to round the clock news and commentary on baseball, fútbol (The other football otherwise known as soccer), basketball and boxing in Spanish, as an existing AM radio station goes next week from English-language talk on 1190-AM WAMT to ESPN Deportes.
ESPN Deportes announced they will completely flip the switch to all Spanish-programming starting at 6 a.m. on Tuesday, December 1, clearing the way for all-day news and talk for Hispanic followers of the well-known sports programming network. The station, however, has been gradually shifting to Spanish-language talk for some time, preparing for the full change for the new market.
“Hispanics in the Orlando and Tampa markets are passionate about sports; for that reason, we are very excited for having the opportunity to bring them the best in sports,” said Oscar Ramos, general manager for ESPN Deportes Radio. To read the full story click here.