Rob Hipp Named “Voice of the Bison” for NDSU Football, Men’s Basketball

FARGO, ND – The North Dakota State University Athletic Department, its media rights holder LEARFIELD and Radio FM Media announced Rob Hipp as “Voice of the Bison” beginning this season. Hipp will also serve as sports director of KQWB-AM BISON 1660.

He officially joins the Bison family on August 15 and will handle play-by-play duties for men’s football and basketball. Hipp will also host the one-hour coaches broadcasts for radio and television during the men’s and women’s football and basketball seasons.

Hipp will relocate to Fargo from Texas, where he was the play-by-play radio voice for the Sam Houston Bearkats football, basketball and baseball programs. He was also the sports director of KSAM-KHVL radio, where he produced daily sports segments, podcasts and hosted talk shows.

“Voice of the Bison’s position goes far beyond calling football and basketball games. It’s about bringing the story of NDSU Athletics to our passionate fans across the country,” said the sports director. Matt Larsen. “In addition to his strong play-by-play appeal, Rob Hipp’s ability to connect with the community and fan base has really set him apart from other talented contestants. We are thrilled to have him join the Bison family.”

Fans can hear Hipp’s debut behind the mic on Saturday, September 3, when Bison football opens the season at home against Drake at 2:30 p.m.

“We are thrilled to have Rob join the Radio FM Media team as the new voice of Bison, Director of Operations for Bison 1660-92.7 and Director of Sports for our group,” said Nancy Odney, Director of operation. “Rob is a very talented play-by-play announcer and a top sports radio host. His creative energy, fresh content and passion for sports and broadcasting is going to be an exciting addition to the team.”

“It’s an incredible opportunity and a blessing to be here. The word that comes to mind with anything associated with NDSU is excellence,” Hipp said. “Matt LarsenCoach Entz, Coach Richman, support staff and everyone with Bison Sports Properties led by josh hartmann made it a transparent and smooth process. I also want to thank Tom Boman with LEARFIELD as well as Nancy Odney and the great people at Radio FM Media. My family and I are proud to be in Fargo! I look forward to connecting with the community, getting to know Bison Nation, and helping to continue the legacy of Bison Pride! Horns in the air!”

About Radio FM Media
Radio FM Media is a multimedia broadcasting company. We have nine dynamic radio stations with the best advertisers and influencers in the market. Our stations feature industry-exclusive HD technology providing unparalleled audio quality on our streams, smart speaker skills, mobile apps and multiple FM signals. We sponsor nine flagship events and have a high quality digital platform with Digital FM Media. Radio FM Media, Inc. is locally owned by Jim Ingstad.

About LEARFIELD
LEARFIELD is the exclusive athletics media rights holder for NDSU. Its local team, Bison Sports Properties, works alongside the sports administration in the day-to-day oversight of the overall rights agreement and management of the trading partner platform.

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