Immediate Release 1/19/17

Kentucky Sports Radio Announces Plans to Broadcast Live From Hopkinsville
Sports Personality Will Produce Radio and TV Shows from Point of Greatest Eclipse

Hopkinsville, KY – Science and sport will collide on August 21, 2017, when Matt Jones — founder of Kentucky Sports Radio —broadcasts his daily radio show live from Hopkinsville, the Point of Greatest Eclipse for the 2017 American Solar Eclipse.

Kentucky Sports Radio (KSR) is the largest independent sports blog in the nation, with over 150,000 followers on Twitter and an avid fan base that is engaged in pre- and post-game shows. Founded in 2005, KSR receives over five-million page views monthly and produces a two-hour morning radio show that is heard in nearly 40 markets around the state.

“We know what a huge following Matt Jones has in the state of Kentucky, and across the country, and we are so pleased that he will be joining us here in Eclipseville for this extraordinary event,” said Solar Eclipse Marketing and Events Consultant Brooke Jung. “We hope that he will bring even more awareness to this incredible astronomical occurrence and get others excited about the science behind this significant day.”

A native of Middlesboro, KY, Jones will be traveling to the western region of the Bluegrass for this momentous occasion. He also plans to produce his new television show, “Hey Kentucky,” in Hopkinsville to coincide with such a significant event in the history of the commonwealth.

Details regarding the 2017 Solar Eclipse in Hopkinsville, including events, festivals and camping opportunities, can be found at www.eclipseville.com. For additional information, contact Solar Eclipse Marketing & Events Consultant Brooke Jung at 270-887-4290 or brooke.jung@hopkinsvilleky.us.

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