Just Getting Started With Rich Eisen Launches Today On The Westwood One Podcast Network

Matthew McConaughey is the First Guest

New Interview Show Focuses on the Path to Career Success

NEW YORK, NY – MARCH 5, 2021 – CUMULUS MEDIA’s Westwood One, the largest audio network in the U.S., today introduces the new podcast, Just Getting Started with Rich Eisen.

We all “start” somewhere, but the road of life takes us all in different directions. In Just Getting Started, Eisen interviews the biggest names from news, entertainment, sports, and pop culture, discussing their career origins and mining their stories on how they got started in a format where audiences can be inspired by their endeavors.

Matthew McConaughey is the show’s first guest, with Daymond John, Soledad O’Brien, and Gary Vaynerchuk sitting down with Eisen in upcoming weeks. Future guests will be announced via Eisen’s Twitter and Instagram (@richeisen).

Just Getting Started drops each Friday and is available at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn, Pocket Casts, Google Podcasts, Amazon Music, and Pandora, among other platforms.

Just Getting Started is Eisen’s first step into the world of personal fulfillment podcasting and the first original podcast produced in a partnership between Rich Eisen and Westwood One Podcast Network announced in December. In the partnership, Westwood One monetizes, markets, and distributes all Eisen’s existing and forthcoming podcasts.

About Rich Eisen

Rich Eisen is the signature host for NFL Network; he was hired in June 2003 as the network’s first on-air talent. Prior to joining NFL Network, he had a memorable eight-year run at ESPN, where he became one of the network’s most visible personalities as host of SportsCenter as well as a variety of other high-profile assignments. The Rich Eisen Show debuted in October 2014 and following its second full year (2016) was nominated for a Sports Emmy for Outstanding Studio Show-Daily.

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 7,300 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, CNN, the AP, the Academy of Country Music Awards, 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.


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