Entercom is launching Spanish-language sports station El Zol Deportes on 1580 AM (WJFK-AM) and 107.9 HD-2 (WLZL-FM) in Washington, DC. The station will be a mix of locally produced and nationally syndicated sports-talk programming from ESPN Deportes, as well as a full slate of live Spanish-language play-by-play.
“Sports are an integral part of the Washington, DC, Spanish-speaking community and we are excited to fill this void by offering the only Spanish-language sports brand in the metro area,” said Steve Swenson, Senior Vice President and Market Manager, Entercom Washington, DC. “By leveraging our existing sports brands and relationships, El Zol Deportes will offer the most compelling play-by-play to serve the community and our local partners.”
El Zol Deportes will offer Washington, DC, listeners the Spanish-language radio call of Major League Soccer Game of the Week as well as major international soccer leagues such as UEFA, Liga MX, and FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. In addition, the station will offer Spanish play-by-play of ESPN’s Monday Night Football, Major League Baseball, and the NBA playoffs.