His work for AXS and New Japan may be getting mixed reviews, but everybody still likes WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross’ podcast, right?
Let’s just assume that’s the case, because then this is good news for all of us! The Ross Report is back... now with more “Jim” in its title! As mentioned on the Strong Style Evolved broadcast last night (Mar. 25), JR is taking his recently on-hiatus show to Westwood One - the same network Chris Jericho’s Talk is Jericho now calls home.
Here’s the press release:
Critically-Acclaimed “The Voice of Wrestling,” Podcaster Jim Ross, Joins Westwood One Podcast Network
America’s Largest Audio Network Adds the Greatest Announcer in Wrestling History to its Rapidly Growing Podcast Network
NEW YORK, March 26, 2018 – After weeks of speculation from fans, Westwood One, the largest audio network in the U.S., announces that legendary WWE Hall of Famer, announcer, and talent executive Jim Ross has officially moved his critically-acclaimed podcast to Westwood One Podcast Network.The weekly podcast will debut in early April with a new name: The Jim Ross Report.
The Jim Ross Report will offer listeners unique and educated opinions on the ever-growing sports entertainment business, which has never been hotter or more topical. Westwood One Podcast Network will provide ad sales representation and promotion for the show, delivering relationships and expertise with brand marketers with unparalleled scale and reach.
Westwood One Podcast Network is the only platform that provides podcasters with a full suite of promotion, syndication, and monetization capabilities from America’s largest audio network that reaches more than a quarter of a billion people each week. It has quickly become the destination for talent ready to take their podcast to the next level.
“This proud partnership is an impressive match between two legendary brands- Jim Ross and Westwood One,” said Suzanne Grimes, EVP Marketing, Cumulus Media and President, Westwood One. “Jim always brings it, which is why he has such a passionate fan base and massive social media following. We can’t wait to share the first episode of The Jim Ross Report with his highly-engaged audience.”
“‘Business Has Picked Up’ in the land of podcasting as the new The Jim Ross Report debuts to the world on Westwood One in early April. Asses will be verbally kicked and names will be taken. You’ve been warned,” said Ross.