WBZ FM 98.5 is a sports radio station in the city of Boston, Massachusetts. The name of its brand is “98.5 the Sports Hub”. The broadcasting area of 98.5 MHz is Greater Boston. It went on air in October 1948 as WNAC-FM. It uses the frequency of 98.5 MHz, it is also known as HD Radio. The format used for it is Sports radio. The slogan used for it “Boston’s Home for Sports” reflects its format. It transmits 9,000 watts power for its programming. Live sports coverage is its main feature. It provide online streaming for the listeners.
Being an owner, Beasley Broadcast Group (Beasley Media Group Licenses, LLC) operates the station. WBOS, WBQT, WKLB-FM, WRCA, WROR-FM are its sister stations. It has affiliations of Fox Sports Radio, Sports USA, and different radio networks like New England Patriots, Boston Bruins, Boston Celtics, and Compass Media. Its transmitter is set in Newton.
History of WBZ FM 98.5:
Starting from 1943, WBZ-FM has three broadcast stations that were associated with Westinghouse Broadcasting or its successors CBS Radio.
WBZ-FM has been broadcasting its programming from 1943 to 1954. Firstly it started at 96.7MHz. In 1946, it moved to 100.7MHz. It went in the air at 92.9MHz in 1947. It went off the air in 1954.
Secondly, this channel goes on air in 1957 at 106.7. In 1981, it was sold, and its call sign changed into WMJX. From August 2009, it becomes WBZ-FM.
Toucher and Rich, New England Patriots games, Zolak and Bertrand, Felger and Massarotti and The Adam Jones (sports radio host), pregame, halftime, and postgame Show are famous programs of this channel.
There is a list of on-air talents who engage the audience and entertain them.
Rich Shertenlieb, Fred Toucher, Jon Wallach, Scott Zolak, Marc Bertrand, Jim Murray, and Christian Arcand.
Bob Socci, Scott Zolak, Chris Gasper, Jim Murray, and Marc D. Cappello (Producer) are patriots radio, broadcast staff.
Judd Sirott, Bob Beers, and Howie Sylvester are the team of Bruins who run the programs.
Sean Grande, Cedric Maxwell, and Jon Wallach are Celtics broadcasters.
Revolution radio broadcast team includes Brad Feldman and Paul Mariner.
Andy Gresh, Dave Goucher, Damon Amendolara, Rich Keefe, Crash Clark, Gil Santos, Gino Cappelletti, and Gary Tanguay are the members of former staff.
Physical Address: Beasley Media Group, 55 Morrissey Blvd. Boston, MA 02125
Contact using Phone number: 617-746-1400
Call-In Line: 617-779-0985
Contest line: 617-931-0985
Business Line: 617-822-9600
Fax number: 617-746-1408
Twitter : @985TheSportsHub
Official Website: https://985thesportshub.com/