The Los Angeles Chargers have solidified their broadcast plans for the upcoming 2017 season. The team will be heard across nine radio stations from California to Nevada, and television affiliates will feature Chargers games and a weekly show titled ‘Access Chargers,’ which gives fans in-depth access and coverage of the football team.
To make sure the team’s maiden voyage in Los Angeles starts off on the right foot, a number of talented broadcasters have been added to the mix. The Chargers have brought in KFI-AM’s Kris Ankarlo and Shannon Farren, AM570’s Beto Duran and Alex Flanagan of the NFL Network.
Farren has been named the team’s radio sideline reporter. Ankarlo will serve as host of Chargers radio pre-game, halftime and postgame shows. Duran will report on the franchise throughout the week on iHeartMedia’s L.A. stations, and host AM 570’s Chargers Talk on game day. Flanagan joins the preseason television broadcast team of Spero Dedes and Dan Fouts as the sideline reporter.
The Chargers previously announced Matt “Money” Smith would handle play by play duties on the team’s radio broadcasts. Former Charger Nick Hardwick remains in the color analyst role. Smith replaces Josh Lewin who previously called the team’s games in San Diego.