Compass Media To Offer Football Package

Compass Media Networks and Dial Global have announced that they will offer a schedule of NCAA and NFL games to radio stations and advertisers this season. “We have secured the rights to a full schedule of some of the best college football games for the upcoming season, help ” said Compass Founder Peter Kossan. “We will acquire the rights to Sunday afternoon NFL games to provide advertisers and affiliates a complete game-day package for the entire sports weekend. Ken Williams and I have known Peter for over 15 years. We have complete confidence that Compass Media Networks will become a major provider of national sports programming, thumb ” said Dial Global co-CEO David Landau. “Live sports offers advertisers a tremendous sponsorship environment and we are pleased to deliver bigger and better games for the upcoming season.”  Westwood One recently signed a two-year $33 million deal to retain the rights to the Sunday, Monday and Thursday night games as well as the playoffs and the Superbowl. *UPDATE* Here are some details on the networks proposed Sunday football radio schedule – Atlanta vs. Dallas, Atlanta vs. Washington, Dallas vs. Philadelphia and Philadelphia vs. Washington among others. Peter Kosann is promising that Compass will be “very affiliate-friendly, we will not strong-arm affiliates and force them to take dozens of extra shows and programs to get access to the Sunday afternoon NFL games.”

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