Posted: 12:54 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, 2013

Channel 2 Announces New Football Friday Experience

Complete Multiplatform Coverage #SZon2

ATLANTA —

Channel 2 WSB-TV, in partnership with the PlayOn! Sports, announce live coverage of Georgia High School Football “Game of the Week” every Friday night on wsbtv.com. It will be a complete multiplatform experience on social media, on-line, on-site and on-air coverage.

“We are excited that West Forsyth and Gainesville kick off the season on wsbtv.com,” said Zach Klein, Channel 2’s sports director. “In fact, our schedule is full of huge rivalry games. This is just the first of 12 games that you’ll be able to watch wsbtv.com and on mobile!”

One game will be featured each Friday during the 12-week regular season. The schedule features cross-town match-ups from 11 counties in the metro Atlanta region. Channel 2 will be on-site every Friday.

In addition, Channel 2 WSB-TV presents the #1 rated “Sports Zone Friday” every Friday night at 11:18 p.m. Fans will get an in-depth report and highlights from high school games all across the Atlanta area.  Catch all the highlights, game night photo’s, inside information on recruiting and scores. This is the 6th year for “Sports Zone Friday” on Channel 2 WSB-TV.

“Friday night is a great night for high school football fans in Georgia,” said Tim McVay, WSB-TV’s vice president and general manager. “We look forward to another great season and are excited to provide top notch high school games to Channel 2 viewers through our digital stream.”

Former cable sportscaster Van Earl Wright delivers the play-by-play teams with Georgia Bulldog legend and Atlanta Falcons, DJ Shockley providing analysis for each game. Coverage will also include halftime coverage of each school’s marching band and interviews with school principals on other areas of excellence. Join in on the football chatter with Channel 2 and Klein on twitter at #SZon2.

WHAT:           Sports Zone Friday

WHO:             Channel 2 Sport Director Zach Klein and Sports Reporter Anthony Amey,

DJ Shockley, Van Earl Wright

WHERE:        Channel 2 WSB-TV

WHEN:           Friday Nights at 11:18 

For additional show information contact Art Rogers (404) 897-7479 

 

About Channel 2 WSB-TV The ABC Affiliate is part of Cox Media Group and ranks as Atlanta’s number one local television station. The station also operates its website, wsbtv.com, its mobile site, wap.wsbtv.com, and airs MeTV on its digital channel 2.2.

About Cox Media Group
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps.  Additionally, CMG owns Cox Target Media, which operates Valpak, one of North America’s leading direct marketing companies, and Savings.com, a leading online source for savings.  The company’s operations currently include 14 broadcast television stations and one local cable channel, 57 radio stations, eight daily newspapers and more than a dozen non-daily publications, and more than 100 digital services.  CMG currently operates in more than 20 media markets and reaches approximately 52 million Americans weekly, including more than 30 million TV viewers, more than 4 million print and online newspaper readers, and 14 million radio listeners.  For more information about Cox Media Group, please check us out online at www.coxmediagroup.com

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