HARTFORD, CONN., FEBRUARY 18, 2014: Back9Network, a golf lifestyle television and multiplatform media company, announced a content-sharing and advertising sales partnership with FOX Sports Digital properties, FOXSports.com, and blog network, Yardbarker.
Back9Network content and individual stories will appear throughout FOXSports.com and Yardbarker, and editors will work in regular collaboration with their Back9Network and FOXSports.com counterparts. The Back9Network will be a key content partner in providing expanded golf coverage on FOXSports.com and Yardbarker.
“We have always believed that FOX Sports was the first media outlet to bring fun into live sports,” said Carlos Silva, President of Back9Network. “We think that Back9 is the first media outlet to bring fun to the game of golf and its lifestyle.”
About FOX Sports Digital: FOX Sports Digital is the umbrella entity representing 21st Century Fox’s wide array of digital US-based sports assets. Built with brands capable of reaching more than 40 million monthly unique visitors, FOX Sports Digital includes FOXSports.com, FOX Sports GO, Yardbarker.com, WhatifSports.com, and the digital extensions of FOX’s cable networks including the 22 regional sports networks and FOX Deportes.
About Back9Network: Back9Network, based in Hartford, Conn., is a lifestyle multiplatform television network and media company. Back9Network was developed as a complementary alternative to traditional media’s focus on professional golf tournament coverage. Focused on compelling storytelling, interesting personalities, features and fashions, interviews and instruction, travel, gear and much more, fans of all kinds will want to hang with the Back9Network. golf.swingbyswing.com, the online clubhouse for Back9Network, delivers a fresh perspective on the golf lifestyle and its worldwide influence. Back9Network’s leadership includes respected and outspoken executives from the golf and media industries. Back9Network recently moved into its new Corporate Headquarters and TV/Video Production Studio in Hartford, joining ESPN, NBC Sports and YES Network in Connecticut. For further information, visit golf.swingbyswing.com.
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Gina Antoniello GinaAntoniello@golf.swingbyswing.com 732-236-4659