ABC15 partners with KTAR News, Arizona Sports

Posted at 3:04 PM, Jun 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-22 18:06:25-04

ABC15 Arizona and Bonneville radio stations KTAR News (92.3 FM) and Arizona Sports (98.7 FM) announced today they are joining forces to give Arizonans the most comprehensive local news and sports coverage.

As part of a new content and promotional partnership, the state’s leading media brands will share news, weather and sports content to give their audiences access to even more local and relevant stories. Among the many enhancements, the Valley’s most-accurate forecasts from ABC15 Arizona will start broadcasting on KTAR News.

Commentary and insight from Arizona Sports and KTAR News personalities will also be shared with audiences on ABC15 Arizona. The strength of all three newsrooms working together will position the three leading media brands to deliver unmatched local content to audiences wherever or however they chose to get their news.

“An unwavering commitment to journalistic integrity and a mutual commitment to our community made aligning with ABC15 an easy decision,” said Scott Sutherland, VP/Market Manager for Bonneville Phoenix. “We look forward to many years of innovation and collaboration.”

“Strong local journalism and a dedication to making Arizona an even better place to live are shared values of our two organizations,” said ABC15 Arizona vice-president and general manager Anita Helt. “I’m excited to introduce their popular personalities to our viewers and extend our trusted ABC15 coverage to an even broader radio audience.”

The partnership between ABC15 Arizona, KTAR News (92.3 FM) and Arizona Sports (98.7 FM) begins Monday, July 9.