Philadelphia, PA (September 4, 2018) – NBC Sports Philadelphia today announced a newly formed partnership with Eric Emanuele and Gayle Saunders to bring the popular “4th and Jawn” podcast under the network’s umbrella. As part of the partnership, Emanuele and Saunders will continue to produce the content starting September 20, which will live as part of NBC Sports Philadelphia’s podcast offerings on NBCSportsPhiladelphia.com.
“We are thrilled to welcome Eric and Gayle and their fans to the NBC Sports Philadelphia family,” said NBC Sports Philadelphia President Brian Monihan. “By adding the ‘4th and Jawn’ podcast to our robust lineup of Eagles programs, it continues our mission of providing authentic voices and content to the Philadelphia sports community.”
“Gayle and I started our podcast to break the mold of how teams are covered in the NFL - not from the press box, but from the stands,” said Emanuele. “Our mission continues to be - bringing people as close to their team as we know they want to be, and now combined with the NBC Sports Philadelphia brand– to have a bigger platform to share our perspective.”
The “4th and Jawn” podcast started in 2016 by Emanuele (AKA ERock) and Saunders to express their passion around the Philadelphia Eagles. Emanuele has been a lifelong season ticket holder who has been covering the team independently on all forms of social media for the last 10 years. He previously worked for the Eagles Television Network. Saunders is a former writer for NBC Sports' Rotoworld.com, where he was a NFL draft writer for two years. He has written about the NFL for more than nine years and has a passion for Fantasy football. When not talking about football, he has more than 16 years working in television media industry.
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