The FNTSY Sports Radio Network, the global leader in fantasy sports audio content, announced an exclusive partnership with Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, for national representation in advertising sales. The strategic partnership marries FNTSY’s original and engaging content, providing fans with real-time daily fantasy sports coverage, betting analysis and expert commentary, with Premiere’s world-class sponsorship and advertising sales team. Across the country, daily fantasy sports listeners and avid gamblers have an insatiable appetite for news, statistics, injury reports, and more and who better than Fantasy Sports Radio Network to deliver the gaming intelligence and analysis to them every day. FNTSY is owned by Sports Grid, which works exclusively with the Elvis Duran Group on programming, sales, marketing, and distribution.
President of Premiere Networks Julie Talbott comments, “We’re delighted to partner with EDG and SportsGrid to represent FNTSY Sports Radio Network. With fantasy sports and betting becoming more and more mainstream, this partnership allows us to connect our advertisers with this growing industry and its passionate consumer base. We look forward to great success together.”
SportsGrid President Louis Maione says, “Our partnership with two of the leading brands in radio will further accelerate the audience and revenue growth of the FNTSY Sports Radio Network. As one of the leaders in fantasy sports streaming and podcasting, we are thrilled to collaborate with Premiere to drive revenue, create strategic plans, and develop sponsorship relationships.”
EDG Partner/CEO David Katz comments, “This partnership propels us further into the multi-billion-dollar industry of fantasy sports, priming us to take full advantage of the medium’s meteoric growth, particularly since the recent legalization of sports wagering. With industry leader Premiere Networks by our side, there’s no stopping us.”
Since partnering with FNTSY Sports Network, EDG has assembled stellar broadcast teams to report live from such events as the National Fantasy Baseball Championships (NFBC) and has launched new programming such as the daily show, Fantasy Sports Today, hosted by the esteemed fantasy sports talker Craig Mish and sports analyst and author of the number-one-selling Fantasy Black Book series Joe Pisapia.
About Premiere Networks
Premiere Networks, a subsidiary of iHeartMedia, syndicates more than 100 radio programs and services to more than 7,100 radio affiliations and reaches a quarter billion listeners monthly. Premiere offers the best in talk, entertainment and sports programming featuring the following personalities: Rush Limbaugh, Ryan Seacrest, Glenn Beck, Delilah, Steve Harvey, George Noory, John Boy and Billy, Sean Hannity, Elvis Duran, Dan Patrick, Kane, Mario Lopez, Bobby Bones, Cody Alan, Colin Cowherd, Johnjay and Rich, Rich Eisen, Big Boy, Brooke & Jubal, Buck Sexton, Doug Gottlieb, Enrique Santos, Nancy Grace, Jason Lee and others. For more information, please visit www.PremiereNetworks.com.
About FNTSY Sports Radio Network
A subsidiary of SportsGrid Inc., FNTSY produces more than 75 hours per week of programming distributed via streaming and terrestrial radio. FNTSY Sports Network is a sports-centric digital broadcasting platform. The free digital streaming audio platform can be heard on the FNTSY Sports Network app, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn.
Launched in 2017, SportsGrid is the first, free 24-hour audio and video sports wagering network. The network programming can be listened to or viewed on Amazon Fire TV, AppleTV, Pluto TV, Xumo, Xbox, iHeartRadio, TuneIn, Stitcher, and others. It owns industry-leading subscription properties DailyRoto and RotoExperts, in addition to the FNTSY Sports Network. SportsGrid is an official partner of the NBA, Sportradar, FanDuel, The Elvis Duran Group, Meadowlands Racetrack, and other industry leaders. Its content and predictive technology has been featured on dozens of media outlets and is a leading source of wagering information and entertainment.
About The Elvis Duran Group
The Elvis Duran Group is an entertainment company focused on creating content for numerous platforms including radio, television, theater, film, live events and digital. Based in New York City, Katz and top-rated national radio personality Elvis Duran launched the privately held company in 2007. Duran hosts Elvis Duran and the Morning Show, the most listened to Top 40-morning show in the U.S.
Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org, SportsGrid
Amir Forester, Elvis Duran Group
Rachel Nelson, Premiere Networks