FredNats announce NewsTalk 1230 as flagship station

Fredericksburg NationalsNewsTalk 1230 WFVA has completed an agreement with the Fredericksburg Nationals to broadcast all 140 games of the team’s inaugural 2020 season.

All game broadcasts will be available on NewsTalk 1230 WFVA’s AM frequency, online at www.newstalk1230.net, on www.frednats.com, on the MiLB TuneIn Radio App, and on the NewsTalk 1230 WFVA app available for download on all Apple and Android devices.

Fans will be able to access all of the FredNats’ games on air, online and on any device no matter where they are.

“We knew we wanted to be part of this exciting time in our region and I am thrilled at the partnership we have struck with the Fredericksburg Nationals. Between our coverage on NewsTalk 1230 WFVA and promotional assistance from B101.5, fans can immerse themselves in the game and our new team!” said Mark Bass, general manager of B101.5 and NewsTalk 1230 WFVA.

“The FredNats couldn’t be any more excited about their partnership with WFVA. We have made it a point to build this FredNats fan base both inside Fredericksburg and in the surrounding area. With the ability to be partnered with a station like WFVA, this will give fans across the region the ability to listen to their favorite team play ball all season long,” said FredNats General Manager and Executive Vice President Nick Hall.

Erik Bremer will return as the official voice of the FredNats for the inaugural season. Bremer, 24, will begin his fourth year in Minor League Baseball and second in the Carolina League after joining the organization as a broadcaster for the Potomac Nationals in 2019.

The Northwestern graduate previously worked for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox and Biloxi Shuckers in affiliated baseball, and spent the past two winters announcing games for the Brisbane Bandits of the Australian Baseball League.

“I’m incredibly excited to help tell the story of the 2020 FredNats,” said Bremer. “Between our radio partnership with NewsTalk1230 WFVA and the great talent in our Creative Services department, fans can expect top-rate coverage of their hometown team both on and off the field.”

“With Erik becoming the voice of the FredNats for the inaugural season, we are confident that our show and broadcast will be one of the best in all of minor league baseball. Between Erik and WFVA, we foresee FredNats fans all across the area being able to get that ballpark feel just by tuning in,” said Hall.

The first game broadcast for the Fredericksburg Nationals will begin with a pregame show at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 with first pitch at 7 p.m. against the Down East Wood Ducks.


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