CBS Sports Talk Star Joins Westwood One and CBS RADIO’s Growing Podcast & On-Demand Roster
NEW YORK, NY – April 15, 2016 – In a further extension of the relationship between CBS Sports Radio and Westwood One, the partners today announced the launch of an exclusive new weekly podcast featuring CBS Sports Radio personality Doug Gottlieb, host of The Doug Gottlieb Show. Doug In features Gottlieb’s favorite highlights from his daily sports radio show, with fresh, insightful, and entertaining commentary from the top sports stories of the week. A new Doug In feature will be available every Friday – starting today -- on iTunes and Play.It. Westwood One will provide exclusive ad sales representation for the show. Advertisers will have access to endorsements, live reads, pre-roll, mid-roll, and post-roll advertisements.
A former college basketball standout, Gottlieb hosts PM drive on CBS Sports Radio, heard weekdays from 3:00 - 6:00 PM, ET. Gottlieb’s show can also be seen live on CBS Sports Network, where it is simulcast. In addition to contributing to CBS Sports Radio, he is featured on CBS Sports, CBS Sports Network and cbssports.com.
Kelli Hurley, Westwood One’s VP, Digital Sales, said “As Westwood One's podcast portfolio continues to grow, it was a natural fit to turn to Doug Gottlieb for original digital content. Doug is a seasoned radio veteran whose voice and talent is well known among listeners and advertisers. He will bring a unique and much needed perspective to the sports podcast world and will be a valuable asset to Westwood One's expanding podcast offering.”
“Doug always has a strong opinion and his listeners look forward to hearing his take on a variety of trending sports topics,” said Eric Spitz, Director, Programming, CBS Sports Radio. “Doug In will give him the opportunity to provide additional sports commentary and critique his interviews with the top sports newsmakers of the week.”
Prior to joining CBS, Gottlieb was a college basketball analyst on ESPN and host of The Doug Gottlieb Show on ESPN Radio. He also co-hosted a midday sports talk show at WWLS-AM in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Gottlieb was a college basketball point guard at Notre Dame and Oklahoma State, where he graduated with a marketing degree in 2000. Gottlieb holds every assists record at OSU and in the Big 12 Conference; he is 11th all-time in assists in NCAA history.
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 Country Music Awards, and the Billboard Music Awards. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.
About CBS Sports Radio
Launched full-time in January 2013, CBS Sports Radio offers around-the-clock national sports coverage and programming to more than 320 stations across the country, including stations in all of the Top 10 markets. CBS Sports Radio harnesses the power and resources of CBS RADIO and the award-winning CBS Sports with original programs across multiple weekday and weekend time periods featuring expert sports commentary by experienced broadcasters including Jim Rome, Boomer Esiason, Tiki Barber, Doug Gottlieb and Scott Ferrall, among others. CBS Sports Radio’s programming can be heard on-air, online at cbssportsradio.com and through the Radio.com app for mobile devices. Westwood One is the exclusive syndicator and sales partner for CBS Sports Radio.
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