AP and PodcastOne link in game-changing podcast deal
PodcastOne SportsNet and The Associated Press have teamed up to provide in-depth daily reports from national and international sporting events, beginning with the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
PodcastOne Chairman Norman Pattiz said: "This will provide AP and PodcastOne subscribers with real-time, daily news reports, commentary and original content. It will provide additional power to the explosive growth of podcasting, while taking maximum advantage of the unmatched connection to listeners that podcasts already provide. AP Sports is everywhere with on-the-ground, firsthand coverage that will now be available via podcasts as never before."
"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," said Anthony Brito, AP director for digital and commercial markets. "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."
The deal also includes new PodcastOne and AP content. Additionally, "Red Circle Sports with Dennis Miller," "Riggle's Picks," "Real GM" and others will be added to PodcastOne SportsNet's line-up, which already includes Shaquille O'Neal, Dan Patrick, Steve Austin, Rich Eisen, Jim Harbaugh, Lilian Garcia, Ross Tucker, Dave Dameshek with Adam Carolla, plus team podcasts from the Los Angeles Lakers, Minnesota Vikings and dozens more.
Content produced by AP and PodcastOne SportsNet will be distributed on AP platforms, as well as PodcastOne.com and the PodcastOne app.