NBC Sports Radio Inks Donovan McNabb As Contributor
January 28, 2013 at 11:05 AM (PT)
NBC SPORTS RADIO has inked former PHILADELPHIA EAGLES, WASHINGTON REDSKINS and MINNESOTA VIKINGS quarterback DONOVAN McNABB as a weekly contributor, starting this week. MCNABB will serve as an NFL lead analyst for network shows and will also call in weekly to affiliated stations. In addition, he will be part of a soon-to-be-announced weekday daily talk show debuting on APRIL 1st.
MCNABB said, "As I continue to segue further into the broadcasting field, adding a radio relationship like DIAL GLOBAL and NBC SPORTS RADIO is the perfect next step. This platform allows me a weekly forum to communicate with fans on a personal basis and I'm excited for the opportunity."
DIAL GLOBAL EVP/GM CHRIS CORCORAN said, “Adding a former star player like DONOVAN MCNABB just adds another key ingredient to the exciting lineup we’re building with NBC SPORTS RADIO. He brings a strong voice and a unique perspective, giving our affiliates, advertisers and listeners more great content. MCNABB is another very exciting addition and we’re thrilled to have him on our team.”
NBC SPORTS VENTURES AND INTERNATIONAL SVP ROB SIMMELKJAER said, "DONOVAN's vision and intelligence as a quarterback will translate into great insights as a commentator. I'm sure he will be a great listen."