Jim Rome Joins CBS Sports Radio
September 27, 2012 at 8:22 AM (PT)
CBS SPORTS RADIO had added JIM ROME as the newest member of its line-up for when the network launches next year. ROME will serve as host of THE JIM ROME SHOW, broadcast live weekdays from noon-3p ET beginning on WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 2nd, 2013.
Also at the start of the new year, ROME will provide his unique take on the day's sports headlines via the CBS SPORTS Minute, 60-second commentaries that can be heard hourly on CBS SPORTS RADIO affiliate stations. ROME recently signed a multi-year agreement with CBS contributing across a variety of platforms. In addition to his weekday ROME show on CBS SPORTS NETWORK, he provides commentary for CBS SPORTS and CBSSPORTS.COM. Further, ROME will also be hosting a talk series for SHOWTIME, which will air later this FALL on the premium network.
"JIM would be at the top of any list highlighting sports radio’s most authoritative and opinionated hosts which is exactly why we're thrilled to welcome him to CBS SPORTS RADIO," said CBS RADIO Pres./CEO DAN MASON. "We are building a network that showcases the incredible assets of CBS RADIO and CBS Sports, and creating a strategic opportunity for growth in this untapped marketplace. JIM's presence in this marquee time period adds strength to our lineup and exceptional value to our advertisers."
"I am excited for the continued opportunity to extend my personal contributions to the various platforms that this incredible company has to offer," said ROME. "I am proud to be a part of the CBS family and look forward to the successful launch of CBS SPORTS RADIO."