Packers will end 92-year radio relationship with WTMJ

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Since 1929, Packers games have been broadcast in Milwaukee by WTMJ radio. This will be the last year of that arrangement.

According to the Green Bay Press-Gazette, Packers games will move from WTMJ to WNRW-FM for 2022.

WNRW, owned by iHeart Media, adopted a sports format in 2018. It will definitely have a major sports property next season.

It’s an amazing degree of longevity, a 92-year relationship between team and radio station. But that’s where it will end.

16 responses to “Packers will end 92-year radio relationship with WTMJ

  1. Curious to know where that puts Wayne Larivee and Larry McCarren as far as announcers? Hate to see that end.

  2. This is sad. Listening to WTMJ as a kid anytime we were driving was something that was so driven into me that I was surprised to learn that WTMJ isn’t a national radio station.

  3. aypeeswhippingstick says:
    October 28, 2021 at 12:20 pm

    Curious to know where that puts Wayne Larivee and Larry McCarren as far as announcers? Hate to see that end.

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    The Packers produce the radio broadcasts, not WTMJ. So nothing should change.

  4. As a Bostonian living in Chicago, I understand the fans concerns. When my wife’s Cubs left WGN for Marquee after 90 year, it was a blow to the fans.

    I’d feel the same way if my Red Sox and bruins announced they would leave NESN for a different network, even though both teams owned NESN.

    It’s al about the quick buck. Easy fast money.

  5. Packers games are already simultaneously broadcast on WIBA-FM. Ending their relationship with WTMJ is pointless.

  6. cheeseisfattening says: October 28, 2021 at 12:20 pm
    WTMJ refused to buy worthless stock.
    Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

    They should be so lucky. Nobody can buy it, not since 2012. The Packers currently have 360,760 stockholders from all corners of the globe who collectively own 5,011,558 shares of stock after the last stock sale of 2011 to 2012. The fans and corporations who purchased the stock have done more to support their favorite professional sports franchise than any other in the world. This hands-on money-where-your-mouth-is demonstration of support is unique. I’m proud to be part of it. By comparison, all the wishing, hoping, and praying in the world couldn’t help the Minnesota Vikings to give away half that many souvenir ballpoint pens for free. Not the Legacy Bricks either, which are still stacked in Spielman’s garage.

  7. What a shame! Back in the 80’s Jim and Max were the best part of the Packers. I couldn’t get the Pre-season games on TV and they were our life blood.

  8. Similarly, WGN, the voice of the Bears going waaaaay back, lost the games recently. The times they are a changin’.

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