Global announces brand-new flagship podcast The Sports Agents hosted by Gabby Logan & Mark Chapman

Launching in early Spring, new episodes of The Sports Agents will be available every Tuesday and Thursday evening on Global Player



Global, the Media & Entertainment Group, has announced the latest podcast from its award-winning The News Agents brand.

Adding the world of sport to the “Agents” brand, The Sports Agents will be fronted by two of the UK’s most respected and popular broadcasters, Gabby Logan and Mark Chapman.

Following the huge success of Global’s chart-topping and multi-award-winning podcast, The News Agents – which recently surpassed 70 million podcast downloads – The Sports Agents will launch this spring, delivering new episodes every Tuesday and Thursday.

The Sports Agents brings together the incredible knowledge and wealth of experience across all sports with friends Gabby Logan and Mark Chapman, to provide an insider’s perspective on the biggest stories in sport, alongside exclusive interviews from the most anticipated events in the calendar including the men’s EURO 2024, the Six Nations, the Wimbledon Championships and the 2024 Summer Olympics in Paris.

Ashley Tabor-King CBE, Founder & Executive President of Global, said: “We always knew we wanted to expand The News Agents brand into the world of sport and I’m delighted to be welcoming two of the finest sports broadcasters in the UK to Global to make this Global Player original podcast with us.”

James Rea, Chief Broadcasting and Content Officer at Global, said: “With an amazing year of sport ahead of us, this is the perfect time to launch The Sports Agents. Gabby and Mark are first-class broadcasters who will bring a wonderful mix of insight, expert knowledge and a healthy dose of humour. Their chemistry is fantastic and it’s a pleasure to welcome them into the Global family.”

Vicky Etchells, Head of News and Factual Podcasts at Global, added: “Another Global Player original podcast, The Sports Agents will delve into the stories behind the sports in a way you don’t hear anywhere else. We’ll cover all sports, on location and in the studio. Gabby and Mark have a fantastic friendship and we’ve got a brilliant production team in place under the guidance of The News Agent’s editor Tom Hughes.”

Launching in early Spring, new episodes of The Sports Agents will be available every Tuesday and Thursday evening on Global Player.

Global Player is Global’s entertainment hub, which allows listeners to enjoy all of Global’s radio brands, award-winning podcasts and expertly curated playlists all together and all for free on mobile via the Global Player app, online and through your smart speaker.

Global’s slate of award-winning and chart-topping podcasts includes The News Agents brand (The News Agents, The News Agents Investigates and The News Agents USA), Big Fish with Spencer Matthews, My Therapist Ghosted Me and Filthy Ritual.

Source Global

February 12, 2024 1:00am ET by Global  

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