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WTMJ Radio Packers Watch Party – “Hometown Call at Turner Hall”

The free event will feature a massive movie-screen broadcast of the NFC Championship Game synced to the radio play-by-play broadcast on 620 WTMJ.

By - Jan 18th, 2017 08:11 am
WTMJ Radio Packers Watch Party – “Hometown Call at Turner Hall”

WTMJ Radio Packers Watch Party – “Hometown Call at Turner Hall”

WTMJ Radio, the Flagship station of the Green Bay Packers, presents “The Hometown Call at Turner Hall” viewing party on Sunday, January 22, 2017.  The free event will feature a massive movie-screen broadcast of the NFC Championship Game synced to the radio play-by-play broadcast on 620 WTMJ.

“Hometown fans want to hear WTMJ Radio’s Wayne Larrivee call of the game, while watching the Packers,” said Tom Langmyer, vice president and general manager of WTMJ and WKTI and vice president of radio news, talk, and sports programming, for The E.W. Scripps Company. (NYSE: SSP)  “We’re excited to throw the biggest watch party in town, synced to WTMJ Radio’s play-by-play with Wayne and Larry McCarren.

WTMJ Director of News & Programming, Eric Brooks, noted “We look forward to Wayne throwing a ‘Dagger’ in front of hundreds of rabid Packers fans this Sunday.”

Full bar and tailgate food including burgers and brats will be available for purchase. Each time the Packers score, WTMJ Radio will giveaway Packers gear, concert tickets from the Pabst Theater Group and other prizes.  The event is free and open to the public.  The doors open at 1pm and the kickoff is scheduled for 2:05pm.

WHO:              WTMJ Radio and The Pabst Theater Group
WHAT:            “Hometown Call at Turner Hall” Packers Watch Party
WHEN:            Sunday, January 22 at 1pm
WHERE:          Turner Hall – Downtown Milwaukee
WHY:               Hear Wayne Larrivee and Larry McCarren synced to the national TV broadcast

About WTMJ
WTMJ (AM 620), is Milwaukee’s heritage radio station. Serving the state of Wisconsin with its 50,000-watt signal and leading radio website,  WTMJ is the winner of radio’s highest honor, The National Association of Broadcasters’ 2014 Marconi Radio Award as “Station of the Year.”  The station was also recently awarded “2015 Station of the Year” and “2015 News Operation of the Year” by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association.
About Scripps
The E.W. Scripps Co.pany (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including satire and humor video and web brand Cracked, podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including “The List” and “The Now” and runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

NOTE: This press release was submitted to Urban Milwaukee and was not written by an Urban Milwaukee writer. It has not been verified for its accuracy or completeness.

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