Dial Global and NBC Sports Group Name Jack Silver, Program Director, NBC Sports Radio Network
NEW YORK, July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Dial Global (NASDAQ: DIAL) and the NBC Sports Group today announced the hiring of Jack Silver as Program Director, NBC Sports Radio Network.
Silver comes to the NBC Sports Radio Network after a successful career programming major market radio stations, with an emphasis on talent development, audience growth, and digital and web extensions. He has successfully consulted a number of sports radio hosts, anchors and personality driven shows. Most recently, he served as Program Director for KLOS and KABC Radio/Los Angeles, and had spent over a decade with CBS owned KLSX-FM/Los Angeles as VP, Program Director.
In accepting the position of Program Director for the NBC Sports Radio Network, Silver says, “I have a world of experience in programming to the daily consumer of sports radio. This is an exciting launch for the sports radio consumer and we’ll add PPM winning strategies and best practices to ensure a huge success.”
Chris Corcoran, Executive Vice President, General Manager adds, “It’s a pleasure to announce that Jack will be joining our NBC Sports Radio team. Everyone in radio is familiar with his success in programming and his many accomplishments in the industry. We’re looking forward to bringing his talents to Culver City.”
Stay tuned for talent announcements for the NBC Sports Radio Network, launching this Fall.
About Dial Global
Dial Global (NASDAQ: DIAL) Defines Great Moments in sports, news and entertainment through its radio networks which are heard by over 225 million listeners a week. As America’s leading provider and distributor of audio content to more than 8,500 radio stations nationwide, Dial Global produces over 200 news, sports, talk, music and entertainment programs, services and digital applications, jingles and imaging. For more information, visit www.dialglobal.com.
About NBC Sports Group
When the Comcast-NBCUniversal transaction was completed in January 2011, the broad reach and storied history of NBC Sports united with Comcast’s 24/7 ability to super-serve fans to create the NBC Sports Group. The sports media company consists of an array of broadcast television, cable television and digital sports assets, including NBC Sports & Olympics, NBC Sports Network, Golf Channel, 11 Comcast SportsNets (regional sports networks), NBC Sports Radio Network and NBCSports.com. Together, the assets of the NBC Sports Group possess an unparalleled collection of television rights agreements, partnering with some of the most prestigious sports properties in the world: the International Olympic Committee and United States Olympic Committee, the NFL, NHL, PGA TOUR, PGA of America, USGA, Churchill Downs, MLS, Tour de France, French Open, IndyCar, America’s Cup and many more.
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