"When asked why there were so few black voices on Ringer podcasts, Simmons answered that he was trying to put the spotlight on the company's most...
"Radio companies have made it a priority to give women and minorities more opportunities at the Market Manager level, but it doesn't excuse a lack of...
"The COVID-19 pandemic may have derailed the big picture a bit, but Simmons says The Ringer is in good position to succeed in the short term."
"The Wire: Way Down in the Hole will feature deep dives into the plots and subjects explored in each episode."
"Last year, Simmons asked for $100 million from Warner Media. Industry analysts say that is a fairer valuation for The Ringer."
"According to Peter Kafka of Vox Media's Recode, Simmons and all 90 employees of The Ringer will be retained in the deal. Spotify also intends to...
"The first episode of Season 2 includes news on 13 people, and 9 brands."
"Simmons will bring discussions of the evolving NBA to the podcast, using his 2009 book as a source of referral."
Simmons made the announcement today on Twitter, where he posted a photo of himself with Tony Kornheiser.
"This is not an anti-ESPN move. It's a pro-Ringer one. I have wanted to pursue other things for a while, and Bill gave me this opportunity."