A New Name on the Airwaves


Westwood One’s Merger with Westwood One Results in New Branding for the Radio Coverage of the 2012 NFL Playoffs and Super Bowl XLVI

Football fans will be introduced to a new name across the sports broadcasting landscape throughout the NFL Playoffs. Westwood One (NASDAQ: DIAL), a diverse radio programming and advertising sales company, will be the home of NFL Football as a result of its recent merger with Westwood One. Westwood One’s 25th consecutive season producing the NFL playoffs and Super Bowl will be heard exclusively on the Westwood One Radio Network.

“We are extremely proud to be associated with the NFL and to serve as the radio home for this great product,” said Spencer Brown and David Landau, co-CEO’s of Westwood One. “In bringing Westwood One and Westwood One together we sought to provide a broader and more diverse range of programming and services to our vast network of radio stations. With Westwood One sports coverage on the Westwood One Radio Network, we are accomplishing not only this, but also hope to bring the NFL to more radio listeners than ever before.”

Howard Deneroff, Executive Producer of Westwood One Sports, said, “Listeners will hear the same standard of play-by-play commentary and overall production that they’ve come to expect from Westwood One on the Westwood One Radio Network. We are extremely excited about the merger, our broader platform and the future opportunities it might provide.”

Comments Closed

Comments are closed.

Most Recent NFL Posts

Tom Brady

Tom Brady on another Patriots win

24 October 2016 No Comments
Seven weeks into the season, should it really be any surprise that the best record in the league belongs to the New England Patriots? The Pats went 3-1 without Tom Brady under center and are perfect since his return, sitting at 6-1 with a date with Buffalo looming this weekend…
Read More »
Larry Fitzgerald, of the Arizona Cardinals, arrives at the Kids' Choice Sports Awards at UCLA's Pauley Pavilion on Thursday, July 17, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

Larry Fitzgerald on the tie against Seattle

24 October 2016 No Comments
Larry Fitzgerald and the Arizona Cardinals played to a 6-6 tie with Seattle on Sunday night in a wild game that featured missed field goals, blocked kicks and punts and very little offense to speak of. In his weekly conversation with Westwood One’s Jim Gray, Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald…
Read More »
GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 23:  Kicker Chandler Catanzaro #7 of the Arizona Cardinals reacts with punter Ryan Quigley #9 after missing a field goal attempt in overtime against the Seattle Seahawks at University of Phoenix Stadium on October 23, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. The Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals tie 6-6.  (Photo by Norm Hall/Getty Images)

SNF Highlights: Cardinals and Seahawks play to 6-6 tie

24 October 2016 No Comments
GLENDALE, AZ – Chandler Catanzaro and Steven Hauschka both missed field goals under 30 yards that would’ve won the game in overtime as the Seattle Seahawks and Arizona Cardinals played to a 6-6 tie on Sunday night. Seattle’s offense struggled throughout the game, but got the opportunity to tie it…
Read More »
PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 23: Josh Huff #13, Dorial Green-Beckham #18, and Brent Celek #87 of the Philadelphia Eagles celebrate after a touchdown by Green-Beckham in the third quarter against the Minnesota Vikings at Lincoln Financial Field on October 23, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Eagles defeated the Vikings 21-10. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

NFL Highlights: Eagles hand Vikings first loss

23 October 2016 No Comments
PHILADELPHIA, PA – That sound you hear is champagne being popped in Miami as it only took seven weeks this season for every NFL team to take a loss after the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the Minnesota Vikings 21-10 on Sunday. With the loss, Minnesota drops to 5-1 and the 1972…
Read More »
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 23:  Landon Collins of the New York Giants scores a touchdown during the NFL International Series match between New York Giants and Los Angeles Rams at Twickenham Stadium on October 23, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)

NFL Highlights: Giants win at Twickenham

23 October 2016 No Comments
LONDON, UK – The Giants intercepted Case Keenum four times – including a spectacular Landon Collins pick and return for a touchdown – as New York defeated the Los Angeles Rams 17-10 in the first NFL game played at Twickenham Stadium. The Giants won the first regular season game in…
Read More »

Boomer Esiason on Week 7

23 October 2016 No Comments
Each week Westwood One analyst Boomer Esiason sits down with Scott Graham to discuss the upcoming action in the NFL. Boomer Esiason is the lead analyst for Westwood One’s coverage of Monday Night Football, as well as one of the hosts of “The NFL Today” on CBS.
Read More »
Load more posts