Starting Friday, October 3rd, there will be a new radio show host in town that just happens to be a Packer Super Bowl Champion, the inimitable Gilbert Brown, AKA “The Gravedigger.”
The show will air at 6PM Central every Friday night and can be heard on 920 AM Milwaukee, 1070 AM and 100.9 FM Madison, 1400 AM Eau Claire and worldwide on iHeartRadio.
The show will be wide ranging, allowing Gilbert’s humorous and infectious personality to come through on various topics such as music, movies, family, and of course, football.
Here’s the full press release:
FORMER NFL STAR GILBERT BROWN TO HOST STATEWIDE RADIO SHOW
Milwaukee, Wisc. – September 23, 2014 – iHeartMedia and former NFL Great, Gilbert Brown, a.k.a. The Grave Digger, are pleased to announce the launch of “Gravedigger Radio”. Beginning October 7th, the show will air Friday nights from
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. in Milwaukee on 920 AM, in Madison on 1070 AM and 100.9FM, Eau Claire on 1400 AM and worldwide on iHeartRadio.
“First I want to thank iHeartMedia for letting me bring my brand of sports talk to their listeners. I am so excited to be able to have my own show! Gravedigger Radio gives me the chance to be myself and to share my knowledge of football, sports and life with the fans,” said Brown.
“Gravedigger Radio” is a joint venture with Mayfield Sports Marketing.
Fans tuning into Gravedigger Radio will be treated to Gilbert’s’ personality, humor and insight on topics such as: football, movies, music and family, said Mark Mayfield, of Mayfield Sports Marketing.
A departure from the ‘ex-jock’ talk, “Gravedigger Radio” will be as unique as its host!
“Our whole staff is excited to have Gilbert Brown joining us. To have a Super Bowl winner and Packers Hall of Famer on our team adds something special to our exciting sports talk line up on The Big 920 in Milwaukee and The Big 1070 and 100.9FM in Madison! Gilbert’s love of football, sports, cars and how he gives back through his many charitable associations is truly unique and we know fans will love the show. Welcome The Gravedigger,” commented Regional Market Manager, Jeff Tyler.
About iHeartMedia Milwaukee:
Locally, iHeartMedia owns and operates WOKY-AM; WRIT-FM; WRNW-FM; WKKV-FML WMIL-FM; WISN-AM; and is part of iHeartMedia, formally Clear Channel Media + Entertainment. With 245 million monthly listeners in the U.S., iHeartMedia has the largest reach of any radio or television outlet in America. iHeartMedia serves 150 cities through 850 owned radio stations. The company’s radio stations and content can be heard on AM/FM stations, HD digital radio channels, Sirius/XM satellite, on the Internet at iHeartRadio.com and on the company’s radio station websites, on the iHeartRadio mobile application on iPads and smartphones, and used via navigation systems from TomTom, Garmin and others. The company’s operations include radio broadcasting, online and mobile services and products, live concerts and events, syndication, music research services and independent media representation. iHeartMedia is a division of iHeartMedia, Inc. (OTCBB: IHRT), a leading global media and entertainment company. More information on the company can be found at www.iheartmedia.com.
About Gilbert Brown:
Gilbert Brown, a former nose tackle, played 125 games for the Greenbay Packers. Nicknamed “The Gravedigger,” in honor of his celebratory dance following a thunderous tackle, Brown played in 15 Packers playoff games. He was a major contributor to the Packer defenses during the mid-1990s and in 1996 was key member of the team that won Super Bowl XXXI. Brown was inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 2008.