As Philadelphia prepares for the first papal visit to the U.S. in seven years, iHeartRadio will launch Pope Info Radio on Philly’s “Smooth Jazz JZZ 1480” WDAS-AM and on its streaming radio platform. The limited run station will air from September 19-27, carrying short interviews with event organizers and officials, along with updates on schedules, traffic and weather.
Hundreds of thousands are expected to converge in Philly for events on the city’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway on September 26-27. The local station and the national stream will broadcast a total five speeches and masses from Philly, Washington, DC and New York. It also plans to air updates and informational elements after every song.