Cumulus Detroit’s 760 WJR Named Official Radio Broadcast Home of Michigan Panthers Football for 2023 Season

DETROIT, MI – March 30, 2023 — Cumulus Media (NASDAQ: CMLS) announces that its Detroit News/Talk radio station 760 WJR has entered into an agreement with the United States Football League (USFL) to serve as the official radio broadcast and play-by-play partner of the Michigan Panthers for the 2023 season. Branded as “Michigan Panthers Football on 760 WJR,” the station’s dedicated Panthers coverage will include live on-air and streaming broadcasts of the team’s home games from Ford Field, as well as away games.

Michigan Panthers Football on 760 WJR will cover every snap, every play, and every exciting moment live and however sports fans want it, with coverage on-air at 760 WJR, online at, and on-the-go with the WJR app. 760 WJR will also take listeners behind the scenes with the players and coaches who are building Detroit’s newest professional sports experience. Fans will get chances at exclusive access, with free tickets, fan experiences, and more.

Five-time Michigan Association of Broadcasters award winner Chris Renwick will serve as play-by-play announcer. Renwick is Senior News Analyst for 760 WJR and host of 760 WJR’s “SportsWrap.” He began his career at 760 WJR as an anchor and reporter in the 760 WJR newsroom before transitioning to “The Frank Beckmann Show” as executive producer. Since 2015, Chris has been the play-by-play voice for the Siena Heights Saints University football team and handled play-by-play duties for the 2019 Quick Lane Bowl. 

Mike Wheeler, Program Director, 760 WJR, said: “Our Director of Sales, Jeff Marcero worked tirelessly on this deal and the result is the perfect partnership between two legacy Michigan brands. We can’t wait for the season to start!”

Chris Renwick, Senior News Analyst, 760 WJR, commented: “I’m thrilled to be able to help usher in a brand-new era of Panthers football. And here’s the good news: whether you were around when the Panthers won the USFL Championship back in ‘83, or you’re a new fan, there’s plenty of room on the Panthers bandwagon! I can’t wait to take everyone on the ride with us.”

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