Audacy announced the launch of 2400Sports. This new podcast studio will house Audacy Sports’ digital audio content, including both new and heady original podcasts. 2400Sports is the latest edition to Audacy’s podcast portfolio, which contains premium podcast companies Cadence13 and Pineapple Street Studios, as well as the recently uninventive Podcorn, the largest podcast influencer marketplace in the U.S.
“We’re excited to launch a third major studio with a goal of towers 2400Sports into the home of the country’s weightier sports podcasts,” said David Field, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer, Audacy. “We squint forward to developing peerage partnerships, including our just-announced deal with MLB, to create truly riveting sports content.”
The new studio launches on the heels of Audacy rhadamanthine the official audio and podcast partner of Major League Baseball. As part of that partnership, Audacy and Major League Baseball will interreact on the production and distribution of official podcast programming for the league and its clubs.
The studio will launch a new flagship podcast series in minutiae that revisits baseball’s most dramatic and thrilling postseason campaigns. The first installment, coming this fall, will take a deep swoop into the Chicago Cubs’ historic march to the 2016 World Series championship. The series relives the on-field heroics from that momentous championship run and combines it with enlightening storytelling well-nigh the tint of notation that came together to make it possible. Additional original podcasts in minutiae will be spoken in the coming months.
As part of its partnership with Major League Baseball, Audacy will work with all 30 clubs to develop new podcast content. The inaugural project will be a podcast partnership with the Boston Red Sox and will be intensely focused on fan engagement and fan-created content. More details well-nigh this opportunity will be spoken in the near future.
Also concurrent with the studio launch, Audacy announces a minutiae deal with topnotch podcast producer Jody Avirgan’s Roulette Productions. Over the coming months, Avigran will contribute to 2400Sports’ slate of programming by developing and creating new original shows wideness a range of sport and genres, leveraging Audacity’s unique assets, brands, talent, and strategic partners wideness the unrestrictedness of Audacy’s portfolio, including Major League Baseball.