Flash Briefings Offer Fans Daily Updates Through Smart Speakers

NEW YORK, NY – June 1, 2020 – CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One and spoken media specialty agency Oxford Road are partnering to launch The Bongino Brief, a daily short-form report on the hottest political issues from former Secret Service Agent, former NYPD officer and NY Times best-selling author Dan Bongino. The Bongino Brief launches today and is available through smart speakers.

Westwood One Podcast Network and Oxford Road are partnering to lead the development of personality-driven flash briefing programs in the smart speaker marketplace by offering flash briefings from one of the top podcasters in the world. This marks the next form of short-format streaming media, as personalities and not just news come to the format.

These briefings extend popular programming to a rapidly emerging consumption platform and deliver fans and listeners of Westwood One podcasts an additional touchpoint and update from their favorite podcast personalities.

About Westwood One

Westwood One, the national-facing arm of CUMULUS MEDIA, offers iconic, nationally syndicated sports, news and entertainment content to over 250 million monthly listeners across an audio network of nearly 8,000 affiliated broadcast radio stations and media partners. Westwood One is the largest audio network in America, home to premium content that defines the culture, including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, and Westwood One Backstage. The rapidly growing Westwood One Podcast Network delivers popular network and industry personalities and programs. Westwood One connects listeners with their passions through programs and platforms that have everyone listening. For more information please visit www.westwoodone.com.


Christina Zafiropoulos | Westwood One | christinaz@westwoodone.com