Westwood One Reports from Augusta National for the 66th Consecutive Year
NEW YORK, NY, April 5, 2021 – CUMULUS MEDIA’S Westwood One, the largest audio network in the U.S., proudly presents coverage from the 85th Masters Tournament from Wednesday, April 7, through Sunday, April 11, 2021.
Each day during the Tournament, Westwood One will offer two-minute-long leader board updates and breaking news reports at :16 and :46 past the hour for a total of 102 updates throughout the Masters. In addition, Westwood One Sports will air The Masters Tonight, an hour-long show featuring highlights, player audio, and more to recap the day’s events. Kevin Kugler, participating in his 12th Masters for the network, hosts the nightly show along with former PGA Tour player Charlie Rymer. Veteran sportscaster Ted Emrich provides the leader board updates.
The 2021 Tournament marks the 66th consecutive year that Westwood One has provided Masters radio coverage, which is the longest continuous sports broadcast partnership in network radio history. Westwood One has broadcast a wealth of historic Masters Tournament victories from Augusta National, including the memorable wins of Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Tiger Woods, Gary Player, Nick Faldo, and many more. In 2021, the tradition continues as defending Masters champion and World No. 1 Dustin Johnson leads an impressive field of Tournament invitees all vying for the coveted Green Jacket.
For more information, to listen live, or to find a radio station airing Westwood One’s broadcast of the Masters Tournament, visit WestwoodOneSports.com.
About Westwood One Sports
Westwood One Sports is home to some of the most exciting sports broadcasts on radio. In addition to the Masters, Westwood One has been the exclusive network radio partner to the NFL since 1987. Its other properties include the NCAA Basketball, including the NCAA Men’s and Women’s Tournaments and the Final Four; and the Men’s and Women’s College World Series; the Men’s Lacrosse Championship; NCAA football; the NHL; and other marquee sports events. Westwood One also distributes CBS Sports Radio sports talk. Join the Westwood One Sports community on social media at twitter.com/westwood1sports. For more information, visit westwoodonesports.com.
About CUMULUS MEDIA
CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion people every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 415 owned-and-operated stations across 86 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 7,300 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and inspires listeners through its rapidly growing network of original podcasts that are smart, entertaining and thought-provoking. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with personal connections, local impact and national reach through broadcast and on-demand digital, mobile, social, and voice-activated platforms, as well as integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, full-service audio solutions, industry-leading research and insights, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit www.cumulusmedia.com.
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