WestwoodOne Presents Expanded Presence at NFL DRAFT


Live Coverage Across WestwoodOne, NBC Sports Radio & CBS Sports Radio

NEW YORK, NY, May 7, 2014 – WestwoodOne, the official network radio partner of the NFL, will broadcast live from the first round of the 2014 NFL Draft, from New York City's Radio City Music Hall, on Thursday, May 8, 2014. WestwoodOne's Scott Graham will anchor the coverage with updates and one-on-one interviews throughout the night. Additional coverage will be provided by WestwoodOne partners NBC Sports Radio and CBS Sports Radio.

On Thursday, May 8 at 3 pm ET, NBC Sports Radio's Donovan McNabb will co-host Under Center with McNabb & Malone from Radio City. Later that evening, from 7pm -12M ET, the NBC Sports Radio crew of Jon Stashower, Amani Toomer, and Eytan Shander will go live with features, special reports, and expert analysis. Guest experts expected to join the broadcast include two-time Super Bowl champion Rodney Harrison, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, and Shaun King, former Tampa Bay quarterback. The broadcast will stream live on NBCSportsRadio.com and on the NBC Sports Radio mobile app.

CBS Sports Radio's night duo Chris Moore and Brian Jones of The Mojo Show, will be heard on-air and streaming online at www.cbssportsradio.com and through the Radio.com and CBS Sports mobile apps from 6:00 pm-12M ET on Thursday, May 8, for round one of the draft and from 6:00-11:00 pm ET for rounds two and three. CBS Sports Radio overnight host Damon Amendolara will serve as reporter. Football fans will hear live announcements of the draft picks, player interviews, and analysis.

Prior to its live coverage, WestwoodOne is celebrating Draft night with a first-ever intimate event with select partners in New York City, featuring sports personalities Boomer Esiason, Tiki Barber, Ian Eagle, NFL Hall of Famer James Lofton, and other talent. This signature, exclusive event symbolizes the depth of WestwoodOne’s commitment to promoting its partnership with the NFL. It’s part of a detailed, comprehensive NFL strategy that kicked off with the successful "7 Days to Sunday" Super Bowl XLVIII promotion and mobile Football Fan Machines.

About WestwoodOne Sports

WestwoodOne Sports is home to some of the most exciting sports broadcasts on radio. In addition to being the exclusive network radio partner to the NFL since 1987, its other properties include the Olympics; The Masters; NCAA Basketball, including the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tournaments and the Final Four; and the Men’s and Women’s College World Series; NCAA football; Barclay's Premier League and other marquee sports events. On social media, join the WestwoodOne Sports community on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, visit www.westwoodonesports.com.

About NBC Sports Radio

NBC Sports Radio is a joint venture between NBC Sports Group and WestwoodOne. It provides sports talk programming to radio stations nationwide and is distributed by WestwoodOne. Content includes hourly sports news updates, daily features, and long-form shows. On social media, join the NBC Sports Radio community on Twitter at twitter.com/nbcsportsradio. To listen live or on demand, or to find a station, visit www.nbcsportsradio.com.

About CBS Sports Radio 

Launched on September 4, 2012, CBS Sports Radio programming can be heard on over 300 stations nationwide, including all of the Top 10 and 35 of the Top 50 markets across the United States. The network is a content partnership between CBS RADIO and CBS Sports, with affiliate sales and syndication provided by WestwoodOne, and offers around the clock national sports coverage from a wide range of sports personalities and experienced broadcasters. Jim Rome, Boomer Esiason, Tiki Barber, John Feinstein, Doug Gottlieb, Dana Jacobson and Scott Ferrall are among the many voices heard on CBS Sports Radio. www.cbssportsradio.com


About Westwood One

Westwood One, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Cumulus, activates the power of sound to deliver compelling cross-platform audio content to more than 9,100 media partners and 225 million consumers each week. Westwood One’s rich array of content and services includes live play-by-play sports and sports talk programming; music and entertainment programs; news, talk, and information programming, 24/7 music formats; prep services; customized music, jingles and imaging; and national sales representation. www.westwoodone.com.

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