AUDACY STRIKES CONTENT DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP WITH URBAN ONE, BRINGING ADDITIONAL PREMIUM LIVE AND ON-DEMAND AUDIO CONTENT TO DIGITAL PLATFORM
Audacy announced a content distribution partnership with Urban One to bring premium live and on-demand audio content to the Audacy digital platform. As part of the partnership, Urban One, the premiere broadcaster of urban radio in America, will add 57 stations in 13 markets to the Audacy digital platform. Following the partnership, the platform now has over 2,000 local and national radio stations from more than 100 markets nationwide.
“This partnership underscores our unwavering commitment to amplifying diverse voices and delivering premier audio content to the communities in which we serve,” said Corey Podolsky, Vice President of Business Development, Audacy. “We’re delighted to unite with a power player in the audio space to expand and enhace our content offering and add dozens of dynamic brands to our library.”
The Audacy app is a rapidly growing, integrated digital platform where consumers discover and connect live with over 2,000 local and national radio stations from more than 100 markets, including Audacy’s portfolio of over 230 premium stations, along with top podcasts and a wide range of exclusive audio programming. Audacy offers anytime, anywhere access through the Audacy mobile app and website, along with over 10,000 home and auto-connected devices including Amazon Echo, Amazon FireTV, Sonos, Roku, Google Home, Google Chromecast, Android Auto, Apple CarPlay, Apple Music, Siri, and Samsung Bixby. The Audacy app can be downloaded through Apple Store or Google Play. Fans can also connect with the platform on social media via Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
Urban One is the largest distributor of urban content in the country. For more than 40 years, Urban One has been the leading voice speaking to Black America. First, as the largest local urban radio network and now as the largest diversified media company and syndicator of urban programming that primarily targets African American and urban consumers in the United States.