FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
NBC SPORTS NORTHWEST TO PRESENT NFL & SEATTLE SEAHAWKS COVERAGE FOR FIRST TIME
Aaron Fentress Takes on New Role as NFL and Seahawks Insider & Dani Klupenger Joins NBC Sports Northwest as NFL Contributor
PORTLAND, OR (September 5, 2018) – NBC Sports Northwest today announced it will for the first time present coverage of the NFL and the Seattle Seahawks. Coverage of the 2018 NFL season will include daily in-depth digital video and editorial content on NBCSportsNorthwest.com.
Aaron Fentress takes on a new role as NFL and Seahawks Insider, serving fans with custom content on former Oregon Ducks and Oregon State Beavers players in the NFL, weekly power rankings, news around the league, and weekly Seahawks reports with coaches and players. Fentress previously served as NBC Sports Northwest’s University of Oregon Ducks beat reporter and host, and before that was the beat reporter for the Seahawks and Ducks with The Oregonian.
Pacific Northwest native and former L.A. Rams reporter, Dani Klupenger, joins NBC Sports Northwest as a regular NFL contributor, adding weekly on-location content from Seattle, Wash.
As Fentress moves to cover the NFL, Bri Amaranthus, who has served as a Ducks contributing reporter for the past few years, slides into her new role as the network’s Oregon Ducks Insider. Amaranthus will report from Ducks games and practices, contributing scouting reports, player spotlights and on-site interviews with players and coaches. Amaranthus will also contribute to NBC Sports Northwest’s weekly Ducks football program, Talkin’ Ducks.
“NBC Sports Northwest is excited to add NFL and Seattle Seahawks coverage tailored to the passionate and unique Northwest sports fan,” said Len Mead, General Manager of NBC Sports Northwest. “The Seahawks and the NFL are enormously popular in Washington and Oregon, and as we increase our investment in digital content, the time is right to dedicate some of our top talent to the beat.”
ABOUT NBC SPORTS NORTHWEST
NBC Sports Northwest is the 24/7 home of Northwest sports featuring the Portland Trail Blazers, in-depth regional collegiate action and outdoor programming. In addition to live event coverage, NBC Sports Northwest offers Emmy Award-winning original programming, news, analysis, and compelling digital content offering fans a comprehensive look at the teams and players that matter most in the region. The network will produce over 2,000 live original hours in 2018, including TV productions in partnership with NBC Sports Northwest Rip City Radio from NBC’s new radio studio. For more information visit NBCSportsNorthwest.com or on Twitter via @NBCSNorthwest.
ABOUT NBC SPORTS REGIONAL NETWORKS
NBC Sports Regional Networks is NBC Sports Group’s portfolio of nine regional networks that delivers more than 2,200 live sporting events and original content to more than 35 million homes. Aligned within Eastern and Western Divisions, the NBC Sports Regional Networks are: NBC Sports Boston, NBC Sports Philadelphia, NBC Sports Philadelphia+, NBC Sports Washington, SNY; and NBC Sports Bay Area, NBC Sports California, NBC Sports Chicago and NBC Sports Northwest. For more information on NBC Sports Group properties, including press releases, photos, talent and executive bios, headshots and logos, please visit NBCSportsGroupPressBox.com.
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