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Whistle Sports announces partnerships with NBC, Tegna and Sky at NewFront

By Jon Rittenberg, Contributor

May 12, 2016 | 2 min read

Digital-sports multi-channel network Whistle Sports unveiled new partnerships and content at their NewFront presentation yesterday in NYC. They announced partnerships with NBC, TEGNA and Sky, as well as six new shows spawned from proprietary research and analysis of its audiences. The company boasts that its social sports influencers are uploading nearly two posts every minute, driving over 750 million views and nearly 100 million engagements per month.

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“We launched the company with the belief that young millennial fans were looking for new ways to engage with sports and built a team and community committed to serving them on the places and platforms where they were spending more of their time," Whistle Sports CEO John West told Found Remote. "I’m so proud of the incredible work they’ve done to deliver consistent growth in both audience and revenue. We are thrilled by the enthusiasm, confirmation and commitment from NBC Sports Ventures, TEGNA and Sky and their strong support for our continued growth,” said John West, Whistle Sports CEO," he added.

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