First Episode, Featuring Al Michaels, is Now Live

NEW YORK, NY – SEPTEMBER 9, 2021 – CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) today introduces a special series for Fall 2021 called “Voices of Football” on the Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen podcast.

The first episode in the series, now live, features Al Michaels in From Sun Devil to Sunday Night Football, discussing the full span of his career and decades calling football play by play.

Subsequent special episodes of Just Getting Started will drop each Wednesday and will be available at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and Pandora, among other platforms.

Now Live: Al Michaels – From Sun Devil to Sunday Night Football
September 15: Joe Buck – I’d Rather Be Working
September 22: Erin Andrews – Thrown into the Deep End
September 29: Kevin Harlan – A Life Full of Sports
October 7: Jim Nantz – It’s Not a Big Deal
October 14: Michael Strahan – To Be Announced

About Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen
Veteran sports broadcaster Rich Eisen is back with Season 2 of Just Getting Started. Rich sits down with the biggest voices in professional football. Al Michaels, Joe Buck, Erin Andrews and many others. Get a glimpse into their routines. Hear fresh stories about their lives and discover how they succeeded in their careers. New episodes will drop every Wednesday.

About Rich Eisen
In addition to Just Getting Started, Eisen also hosts The Rich Eisen Show for the CUMULUS Podcast Network as well as the pregame and halftime shows for CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One Monday Night Football broadcasts. The Emmy-nominated broadcaster also hosts The Rich Eisen Show on Peacock TV, which airs weekdays from noon-3PM ET. This summer, Eisen hosted Tokyo Gold for Peacock TV, recapping the biggest stories and highlights from the Olympics. He continues to be the signature host of the NFL Network, where he was hired as the network’s first on-air talent in the summer of 2003. Prior to joining NFL Network, Eisen spent eight years at ESPN, where, as one of the network’s most visible personalities, he hosted SportsCenter alongside Stuart Scott, as well as a variety of other high-profile assignments.

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