Yahoo! Sports Radio Picks Up “Legendary Coaches” Featuring College Football Coaches
KMG Networks and Hill Entertainment Partner with Yahoo! Sports Radio in a Wide-Ranging Deal AdLarge Media Extends Its Ad Sales Arrangement with Yahoo! Sports Radio to Include “Legendary Coaches”
New York, NY, Houston, TX, and Nashville, TN - January 25, 2016 - Legendary Coaches, a weekly radio program hosted by noted sports broadcaster Chris Childers and featuring iconic NCAA coaches, will be heard on Yahoo! Sports Radio’s broadcast and digital platforms beginningFebruary 13th as part of a wider-ranging deal with KMG Networks, a division of Krantz Media Group, and Hill Entertainment, the program’s producer. The arrangement expands the current two-hour broadcast to include the addition of a Monday through Friday feature, podcasts, and the embedding of audio content throughout the entire Yahoo! Sports Radio platform. Advertisers will have access to the programming through an extended exclusive arrangement with AdLarge Media, the ad sales solutions company that represents Yahoo! Sports Radio.
Legendary Coaches takes an inside look into the world of NCAA college football and provides insights into coaches’ decisions, current season and play-off implications, and what it’s like to be on the sideline when the strategy isn’t playing out as expected. It is currently heard on several radio stations, including Cromwell Broadcasting’s The Game, 102.5 and 94.9 in Nashville. Iconic coaches such as Phillip Fulmer and Gene Stallings, as well as Vince Dooley, RC Slocum, Houston Nutt, and Jerry Stovall, will bring a unique perspective of the interaction with players, fans, schools, and media and the pressures on a coach during a football season. “We are very excited to add Legendary Coaches to our lineup,” said David Gow, Chief Executive Officer of Yahoo! Sports Radio and Gow Broadcasting. “This is riveting content that engages passionate sports radio listeners.” Gary Krantz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Krantz Media Group, commented, “Greg Hill and his team at Hill Entertainment have used their deep connections to tap some of the biggest coaches in college football. We’re extremely pleased to offer Legendary Coaches as a part of the outstanding Yahoo! Sports Radio network and to stations across the U.S.” “Working with KMG Networks and Yahoo! Sports Radio will bring Legendary Coaches to a much wider audience, and AdLarge Media’s expertise in meeting marketers’ needs will increase our business,” noted Greg Hill, Chief Executive Officer of Hill Entertainment. “We are very happy to expand our relationship with Yahoo! Sports Radio and KMG Networks,” said Gary Schonfeld, Co-Founder and Co-Chief Executive Officer of AdLarge Media. “The addition of Legendary Coaches to the already robust AdLarge sports platform provides our team with even more solutions to help our advertisers reach and connect with passionate sports radio listeners.” About Krantz Media Group/KMG Networks (www.krantzmediagroup.com) KMG is a leading New York City based advisory business development and content syndication firm that provides critical direction on issues of content syndication, marketing, advertising, media, entertainment, and digital technology. KMG provides strategic marketing and brand development, implementation roadmaps, technology solutions for media, media sales and revenue generation, business development, organizational planning, and competitive analysis for many brands and companies such as Viacom Networks, iHeartmedia/Premiere Radio Networks, The American Marketing Association, Studio Center Total Production, Omnivision/My Damn Channel, American Weekend Entertainment, TuneGenie Networks, and the UK based Team Rock Limited. In 2012, KMG launched KMG Networks - an independent, multi-platform content and services syndication company. Its services and products include, The Studio Center Network, Team Rock’s Classic Rock Roll of Honour, products and services owned by the MBMI Companies, The Grabien Platform, and a suite of broadcast products created by respected news broadcaster Lee Harris (mornings on CBS’s 1010 WINS). For more information on Krantz Media Group/KMG Networks, visit: www.krantzmediagroup.com. About Hill Entertainment (www.hillentgroup.com) Hill Entertainment Group is an entertainment, management, solutions company based in Nashville, TN, focused on artist and sports personality brand management, consultation and development. About AdLarge Media (www.adlarge.com) AdLarge Media is the fastest-growing independent audio advertising sales company in the U.S., representing radio, digital, and mobile content providers. The company is at the forefront of advertising innovation, driving revenue at the intersection of content and technology with customized solutions that deliver a demonstrated return on investment in an ever-changing media landscape. AdLarge serves a large portfolio of agencies and brands, and is widely recognized for its collaborative partnerships. Founded in 2010 by industry leaders Gary Schonfeld and Cathy Csukas, AdLarge Media has offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Detroit.