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Brantley named APD of ESPN Denver 1600, station expands to FM dial

(Photo by Shawn Gates/Bonneville Denver)

DENVER — Bonneville Denver announced today Jeff Brantley has been appointed assistant program director of ESPN Denver 1600 (KEPN-AM), effective immediately. In the role, Brantley will oversee all areas of operation for Denver’s ESPN Radio affiliate, which can now be heard on the FM band at 98.1 in addition to 1600 AM, 104.3 HD2 and online at

Brantley has spent the last three years at Bonneville Denver in a variety of roles, most recently as senior technical operator, managing day-to-day operations and technical producers for ESPN Denver 1600 and Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan (KKFN-FM). He will continue to supervise these areas in addition to his new duties. Prior to his time with Bonneville Denver, Brantley worked as a producer with the former Front Range Sports Network in Denver.

“I’ve worked with Jeff Brantley for nearly a decade, watching him develop into a tremendous teacher and leader,” said ESPN Denver 1600 and Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan program director Raj Sharan. “Jeff is extremely well equipped to take on the additional responsibility of programming Denver’s home for the four-biggest letters in sports.”

Brantley will also continue to contribute baseball-related content to and Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan’s digital channels under director of digital sports editor James Merilatt.

About Bonneville International Corporation

ESPN Denver 1600 (KEPN-AM) and Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan (KKFN-FM) are owned and operated by Bonneville International Corporation. Bonneville International is a legacy broadcaster dedicated to informing, entertaining and uplifting its audiences. Founded in 1964, Bonneville currently owns and operates 21 radio stations and one TV station. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Bonneville is a subsidiary of Deseret Management Corporation, a for-profit arm of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. For more information about Bonneville International, please visit