''AP Sports Weekly'' First Show From PodcastOne-AP
|RADIO ONLINE | Thursday, January 11, 2018|
The first podcast produced under the just-announced deal between PodcastOne and The Associated Press is "AP Sports Weekly." The podcast features longtime AP national sports columnist Jim Litke, as he shares the latest headlines, provides expert insight and opens locker room doors to interviews across the world of sports. Litke, a veteran of sports radio, has covered every major sporting event around the globe, including the Olympics, Super Bowl, World Series, World Cup, Tour de France, and golf and tennis majors for the better part of three decades.
PodcastOne VP/Sports and Business Development Casey Jacobs said, "As more and more people consume podcasts on a daily basis, it's vital that we continue to deliver the highest caliber of content and uniquely immersive experiences. Expanding on the recent launch of our PodcastOne Sports Network, working with a first-rate news agency like The Associated Press ensures unparalleled access and in-depth coverage of sports internationally. The AP's global network of reporters and sports experts is unmatched, and we're thrilled to be working with their team as they break into this exciting industry."
Of the deal, AP director for digital and commercial markets, Anthony Brito, said, "We are excited to work with PodcastOne to bring AP's unrivaled worldwide sports coverage to a new audience through on-demand digital audio programming -- a growing medium. The expertise of our reporters and hosts, coupled with AP Sports content and PodcastOne's vast network makes for a winning combination for sports fans everywhere."