“The Leisuremen,” “The Ben Shapiro Show,” “The Andrew Klavan Show” and “Entrepreneurs En Vogue” Bring New Podcast Content to Listeners Nationwide
NEW YORK, NY – February 23, 2017 – Westwood One is rapidly growing and developing its podcast content vertical and just announced new podcast partnerships with NBC Sports Radio’s The Leisuremen, personalities Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff; political website The Daily Wire, featuring two podcasts from Ben Shapiro and Andrew Klavan; and Entrepreneurs En Vogue, featuring Miss New York US, Iman Oubou. Westwood One provides exclusive ad sales representation for The Leisuremen, The Daily Wire and Entrepreneurs En Vogue. Advertisers will have access to endorsements, live reads, pre-roll, mid-roll, and post-roll advertisements as well as multi-platform opportunities across Westwood One’s robust content offering; broadcast, digital and social.
- The Leisuremen is co-hosted by two long time sports personalities, popular “Danettes” Paul Pabst and Andrew Perloff, who bring their own entertaining brand of humor, fun, and passion. The show will touch on a wide range of topics that go wildly beyond sports – from food, drinks, cars, travel, and money to how to properly wear plaid pants.
- The Ben Shapiro Show is the number one conservative podcast on iTunes, and ranked in the top five for News & Politics. Featuring a full video component on Facebook Live, YouTube, and The Daily Wire, Shapiro showcases all the news you need to know in the most fast-moving daily program in the country. Shapiro lets you hear from the most powerful political guests in America, brutally breaks down the culture, and never gives an inch.
- The Andrew Klavan Show: Andrew laughs his way through Armageddon with political satire, cultural commentary, interviews, and relentless mockery of racial pieties, sexual perversities and feminist absurdities. If that’s not enough, all content is guaranteed zero percent morally acceptable.
- Entrepreneurs En Vogue is a weekly podcast hosted by Miss New York US, Iman Oubou, who highlights notable millennial women innovators from around the world. Iman speaks to women from all industries, discussing their entrepreneurial journey, their successes, their failures, and their views on pop culture.
Suzanne Grimes, Westwood One’s President and EVP, Corporate Marketing for Cumulus, said, “I’m very excited about welcoming these four podcasts and emerging audio talents to the Westwood One family. We are aggressively building out an on-demand platform that delivers diverse, entertaining and informative podcast content to listeners through a variety of distribution channels. We are reaching new listeners every day with this content, offering and propelling our podcast footprint forward exponentially. By diversifying and expanding our podcast offerings, we are meeting the needs of the marketplace and advertisers are starting to take notice.”
About Paul Pabst – @PaulPabst
Paul has worked on The Dan Patrick Show for 12 years and has had stints at CBS Sports, CBS Radio News, ESPN, and SiriusXM. He has also written for Sports Illustrated and ESPN Magazine. In addition, Pabst teaches a sports media class at Sacred Heart University.
About Andrew Perloff – @AndrewPerloff
Andrew has been with The Dan Patrick Show since 2007. Prior to that he worked as a writer, editor, and producer for Sports Illustrated, FOXSports.com, NFL, MLB.com, and the YES Network. He’s covered and talked about nearly every major sporting event, and claims his worst prediction, in 2001, was that “The Patriots were a bit of a fluke. Don’t expect to see them back in the big game.”
About Ben Shapiro – @BenShapiro
Ben Shapiro is editor-in-chief of DailyWire.com and host of The Ben Shapiro Show. Shapiro is the author of seven books, including TRUE ALLEGIANCE (released Nov. 1st 2016) and The New York Times bestseller, “Bullies: How the Left’s Culture of Fear and Intimidation Silences America” (2012). Shapiro is also a nationally syndicated columnist since age 17 and a graduate of UCLA and Harvard Law School.
About Andrew Klavan – @AndrewKlavan
Andrew is an accomplished author, screenwriter, essayist and satirist whose works have been recognized across the globe. As an author, Andrew has written multiple international bestselling novels earning him nominations and awards including the Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar Award twice. He also created the popular satire video features, “Klavan on the Culture,” for PJTV, “A Very Serious Commentary” for Glenn Beck’s Blaze TV, and “The Revolting Truth,” for Truth Revolt.
About Iman Oubou – @ImanOubou
A beauty queen, published scientist and philanthropist, SWAAY Founder, Iman Oubou is poised to change the world by challenging stereotypes. With a diverse, multicultural and multidisciplinary background that spans a variety of fields, Iman’s worldview is centered on championing innovation and changing the status quo. Crowned Miss New York US in 2015, Iman also holds a Masters degree in biomedical engineering and a Bachelors in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. She has worked as a cancer research scientist, leading medical missions to developing countries, and is a board member of ‘Mission to Heal,” an NGO based in Washington DC. Iman launched SWAAY media, as an expansion of her popular podcast ‘Entrepreneurs En Vogue’, in October, 2016. Her mission is to spotlight and empower female entrepreneurs who are changing the world one launch at a time.
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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