Deal Continues Relationship with CBS Sports Radio, CBS Radio News and “The Daly Download with Carson Daly”
NEW YORK, NY, September 20, 2016 – CBS RADIO and Westwood One are pleased to announce a multi-year renewal of their existing multi-platform content and distribution agreement. This deal marks an extension to CBS RADIO and Westwood One’s longstanding relationship spanning over 20 years.
Under the terms of the agreement, Westwood One will continue to distribute the following CBS RADIO content:
• CBS Sports Radio, which is heard on 330+ stations, on the streaming service Radio.com and the CBS Sports app. The 24/7 sports talk network features respected and popular sportscasters and former athletes, including Jim Rome, Doug Gottlieb, Tiki Barber, Brandon Tierney, Brian Jones, Gregg Giannotti, Amy Lawrence, Scott Ferrall, Damon “DA” Amendolara, and more.
• CBS Radio News, heard on 670 stations and via the CBS Radio News app; a product of CBS News. The 24/7 award-winning network offers news content from around the world, hourly reports, breaking news, special reports and updates, affiliate services and more.
• The Daly Download with Carson Daly, heard on 108 stations, on Radio.com and select affiliate websites. Every weekend, popular radio and TV personality Carson Daly hosts a non-stop, interactive music party, counting down the most-listened-to songs of the week, interspersed with exclusive artist interviews and Carson’s Pick of the Week.
CBS RADIO President Andre Fernandez said, “Westwood One has been a great partner to us for many years, helping us expand the reach and audience of our sports, news and entertainment content and deliver unprecedented value to advertisers. We are proud that our informative and entertaining shows have been so well received and will continue to be accessible to millions of fans.”
“We’re honored to extend our longstanding relationship with CBS RADIO,” said Suzanne Grimes, Westwood One’s President and EVP, Corporate Marketing for Cumulus Media. “Their leading stations and high quality programming bring enormous value to our listeners and our advertising partners. We look forward to representing these world-class products for years to come.”
About CBS RADIO
CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio. Producing original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming broadcast via on-air, online and mobile platforms, CBS RADIO reaches more than 72 million consumers nationwide each week. As a part of CBS Corporation, the division owns 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including all of the top 10 as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information on CBS RADIO, please visit www.cbsradio.com.
About Westwood One
Westwood One, the national-facing arm of Cumulus Media, offers audio products to reach listeners whenever, wherever they are. Westwood One is a trusted connection between audio companies, advertisers, and audience — with 8,200 broadcast radio stations and media partners who reach 245 million weekly listeners. The company’s portfolio features premium content with iconic, nationally syndicated media, sports and entertainment brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, Westwood One Backstage, the GRAMMYs, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information, please visit www.westwoodone.com.
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