Radio Sports Types Head for London
Fox Sports Radio is among the many broadcasters sending show
personalities to cover the Olympic games in London. It set out its intentions
Starting July 27 Dan Patrick, Pat O’Brien,
Rob Dibble and Amy Van Dyken will provide coverage, news and interviews for Fox
Sports Radio clients and listeners. Van Dyken is a six-time Olympic gold
medalist in swimming.
Fox Sports Radio host Andy Roddick
will also be in London, as a participant on the U.S. Men’s Tennis Team.
Patrick and O’Brien will be doing duty for NBC Sports. Fox
Sports Radio is a partnership between Clear Channel’s Premiere Networks and Fox
week, Dial Global Radio Network,
“exclusive radio rights holder for U.S. terrestrial and satellite
coverage,” a relationship inherited through
its 2011 merger with Westwood One, said it is partnering with U.S. Olympics
rightsholder NBC-Universal to
present its radio coverage; those broadcasts will also
be heard for the first time on SiriusXM. NBC Sports
Group and Dial Global recently announced a partnership to create the NBC Sports
Radio Network, launching in September.
Look for more coverage of how radio is covering the Olympics in an upcoming issue of Radio World.