Bonneville Seattle Radio Group is the English radio home of Sounders FC, with KIRO Radio 97.3 FM set to carry all home and away matches throughout 2015. In addition to match broadcasts, KIRO is carrying pre and post-match shows surrounding all Sounders FC contests.
Additionally, a 60-minute Sounders FC-focused show on KIRO Radio 97.3 FM airs at 9:00 p.m. PST every Thursday evening throughout the season during the Jason Rantz Show.
KIRO has received the highest national honor for radio – The Edward R. Murrow Award of Excellence for outstanding broadcasting achievement – five times, in 1982, 1989, 1991, 1996 and 2001. In 2005, 710 KIRO won more Edward R. Murrow awards than any other station in the United States.
Sounders FC has partnered with Sea Mar Community Health Centers to make El Rey 1360 AM the new Spanish-language home for Sounders FC matches. El Rey 1360 AM carries every Sounders FC match during the 2015 season, with play-by-play voice “Zuper” Mario Rodriguez and analyst Felipe Maqueda on the call. El Rey 1360 AM also provides 30-minute pre-match and post-match shows as a part of their matchday coverage. Sea Mar Community Health Centers, the parent company of El Rey 1360 AM, is a community-based non-profit organization committed to providing quality comprehensive health and human services in Washington State. In addition to El Rey, Sea Mar’s network of services includes more than 50 medical, dental and behavioral health clinics and centers, as well as a wide variety of nutritional, social and educational services.