The NFL and IHeartMedia will partner together with new podcast
New York- The NFL and IHeartMedia has decided to come together and launch a new podcast called the NFL Podcast Network.
The Podcast will include content news from Around the NFL, Move the Sticks, NFL Fantasy, NFL Total Access: The Locker Room, and more. The NFL organization felt like the partnership would be good for everyone, because a lot of fans are listening more to podcast.
"Podcasts are an increasingly important way to reach fans and a compelling way to tell NFL stories," said Kevin LaForce, Senior Vice President, Media Strategy and Business Development. "We look forward to partnering with iHeartMedia to bring the NFL Podcast Network to life and deliver our podcast content seamlessly to fans on their platform and anywhere podcasts are consumed."
"Our partnership with the NFL is an incredible moment for iHeart – and the podcast industry, period," said Conal Byrne, CEO of iHeartMedia Digital Audio Group. "The NFL represents sports as its highest level – with the greatest athletes and the most heart-pounding games the world has seen. These are legendary stories, and we can't wait to roll out a slate of incredible new podcasts to capture it all – for iHeart's huge audience and the NFL's massive fanbase alike."
"We're excited to partner with the NFL to extend their reach through podcasting to millions of listeners around the world," said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises at iHeartMedia. "With these upcoming podcasts, fans will be able to experience the NFL in a new way through rich, deep-dive audio content on their favorite teams and exclusive commentary from their favorite players."