D.C. United Extend Partnership with iHeartMedia Washington D.C. to Deliver Local Radio Broadcast for the Rest of the Club’s 2024 MLS Season


Legendary Broadcaster Dave Johnson Returns to Radio for 2024 

WASHINGTON, D.C. (March 28, 2024) - D.C. United have today announced that the club and iHeartMedia Washington D.C. have extended their partnership to continue delivering a local radio broadcast for all Major League Soccer regular season matches. Radio broadcasts will be available live on 1190 iHeart Sports DC, 104.7 FM, 101.1 HD2 and the iHeartRadio App. As part of the partnership, legendary broadcaster Dave Johnson, who has called games for D.C. United since the club’s inception in 1996 will return to the booth alongside Bruce Murray, former United States National Team player (1985-1993, 85 caps and 21 goals) and DMV native who partnered Johnson on radio calls in 2023.

“We are looking forward to extending our partnership with iHeartMedia and continuing to provide our fans with radio broadcasts featuring D.C. United and DMV legend, Dave Johnson, alongside Bruce Murray” Danita Johnson, D.C. United President of Business Operations, said. “At the beginning of the season, we renamed our broadcast booth at Audi Field to The Dave Johnson Broadcast Booth to honor Dave for being an integral and continued pillar of D.C. United’s rich culture since 1996. Through our partnership with iHeartMedia, we can provide multiple media options to serve all D.C. United fans watching the game, especially for fans who have built their connections to the club through Dave Johnson’s legendary commentary.”

iHeartMedia is the leading media outlet in the Washington, D.C. market with multiple platforms, including its broadcast stations; live events; data; and its digital businesses and platforms, including mobile, social and its own iHeartRadio, iHeartMedia’s free all-in-one digital music, podcasting and live streaming radio service – with 3 billion app downloads and more than 160 million registered users.

“It is incredibly exciting to once again partner with D.C. United, Danita Johnson, and sports broadcast legend Dave Johnson with Bruce Murray by his side on 1190 iHeart Sports DC (WTSD-AM), 104.7 FM, 101.1 HD2, and everywhere on the iHeartRadio app this season,” said Aaron Hyland, Region President for iHeartMedia Washington D.C & Baltimore. “We are looking forward to delivering the live action and excitement of D.C. United soccer to fans in the DMV and beyond utilizing iHeartMedia's unmatched reach in Broadcast, Podcast and Streaming Audio.”

Every D.C. United and MLS match will be available to watch on MLS Season Pass on the Apple TV app. In addition to English and Spanish commentary for every contest, MLS Season Pass will also provide the home team’s radio call as an audio option for the 2024 season, giving Black-and-Red supporters the option to listen to the iHeartRadio local call directly in the Apple TV app.

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About D.C. United

One of the founding clubs of Major League Soccer in 1996, D.C. United are among the most decorated teams in the United States with 13 domestic and international trophies.

D.C. United have called the District home for the last 28 seasons and play their home games at Audi Field in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of Southwest, Washington, D.C, which opened in 2018. In addition to D.C. United games, the 20,000-seat soccer-specific stadium hosts over 100 events year-round and is home to America’s number one sportsbook through a partnership with FanDuel Group. 

The Black-and-Red train at the Inova Performance Complex, a state-of-the-art training facility and performance center located in Leesburg, Va. The 40,000 square foot 30-acre training facility, that opened in 2021, features four outdoor practice fields, and a training center equipped with a weight room and recovery facilities. 

The Black-and-Red have won the MLS Cup four times (1996, 1997, 1999 and 2004), the Supporters’ Shield four times (1997, 1999, 2006 and 2007) and the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup three times (1996, 2008 and 2013). For more information and club updates, please visit and find us on social media @dcunited.

About iHeartMedia

iHeartMedia Washington, D.C. owns and operates WASH-FM, WBIG-FM, WIHT-FM, WMZQ-FM, WWDC-FM, WTSD-AM, WUST-AM, WMZQ-HD2, and is part of iHeartMedia. iHeartMedia, Inc. [Nasdaq: IHRT] is the leading audio media company in America, reaching over 90% of Americans every month, and has a portfolio of unmatched consumer brands and industry-leading events. iHeart’s broadcast radio assets alone have more consumer reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet; twice the reach of the next largest broadcast radio company; and over four times the ad-enabled reach of the largest digital only audio service. iHeart is the largest podcast publisher according to Podtrac, with more downloads than the next four podcast publishers combined; has the number one social footprint among audio players, with seven times more followers than the next audio media brand; and is the only fully integrated audio ad tech solution across broadcast, streaming and podcasts.  The company continues to leverage its strong audience connection and unparalleled consumer reach to build new platforms, products and services. Visit for more company information.