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Friday, July 18, 2014

Schwartz Leaves Fox, Joins Yahoo Sports


Jeffrey Schwartz joins David Gow's company as Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy. Schwartz will report directly to the CEO and will oversee business growth and partnerships. Gow said, ?We are very excited to welcome Jeffrey to the team. His revolutionary ideas, combined with his deep-seated history in both network and local radio, as well as his broad experience in management, will provide unmatched opportunities for our affiliate and advertising partners to thrive.?

Schwartz is a 40-year radio vet. He was previously the Manager of Sales and Promotion at WLUP ("The Loop"), Director of Operations at WSCR ("The Score"), and Director of Operations at WMVP ("ESPN 1000") -- all three stations in the Chicago area. In addition to founding and leading two successful media consulting firms during his career, Schwartz joined FOX Sports Radio as a consultant in July, 2010, and took a full-time role at the network in 2011. Schwartz was promoted to Vice President, Sports Sales with FOX Sports Radio and Premiere Networks in 2013.
Also joining the network is Amanda Deutchman in the new position of Director, Marketing and Business Development. Deutchman will report directly to Schwartz and be responsible for the development of new multi-platform business and partnership opportunities, as well as marketing and public relations. Joining Premiere Networks in 2010, Deutchman began her radio career working in Affiliate Relations, later joining Premiere Networks? FOX Sports Radio Network, working as Marketing and Communications Manager.

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