New York, NY –– February 05, 2021 — President Joe Biden will join Westwood One anchor Jim Gray for an exclusive one-on-one interview to air in the network’s Super Bowl LV broadcast on Sunday, February 7. The halftime interview will mark Gray’s fifth meeting with a President to air during America’s biggest sporting event. The Emmy-Award-winning broadcaster has previously spoken with President George H.W. Bush, President Bill Clinton, President Barack Obama, and President Donald Trump for Westwood One’s Super Bowl coverage. Dating back to President Richard Nixon, this will be the tenth consecutive commander in chief that Gray has interviewed in his Hall of Fame broadcasting career.
Westwood One’s pregame coverage of Super Bowl LV from Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, FL, will begin at 2:00 PM ET on Sunday, February 7. The Super Bowl LV game broadcast will start at 5:00 PM ET, hosted by Jim Gray, with kick off expected at approximately 6:30 PM ET.
Millions of listeners around the globe will tune in to Westwood One’s Super Bowl LV coverage across more than 600 radio stations nationwide. Fans can also hear the broadcast on SiriusXM and through NFL Game Pass, which is available on NFL.com and the NFL App. You can find more information on westwoodonesports.com and on the Twitter account @westwood1sports.
The broadcast can also be heard worldwide via the American Forces Radio Network, which provides programming to America’s military forces. The network serves over one million men and women in uniform, Department of Defense personnel, American Embassies and Consulates in over 175 countries and territories, as well as on more than 200 U.S. Navy, U.S. Coast Guard, and Military Sealift Command ships at sea.
Westwood One is the official network radio partner for the National Football League. For more information, visit westwoodonesports.com.
About Westwood One Sports
Westwood One 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—featuring regular and post-season NFL football, including the playoffs and the Super Bowl — Westwood One is the exclusive network radio partner to the NCAA, including exclusive coverage of the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments and the Final Four. In addition, Westwood One distributes programming from the Masters Tournament and CBS Sports Radio sports talk. Join the Westwood One Sports community on social media at twitter.com/westwood1sports. For more information, visit westwoodonesports.com.
About CUMULUS MEDIA
CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 416 owned-and-operated stations across 86 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across more than 7,300 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through broadcast and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.
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