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08.15.2017

AMY DASH TO CONTRIBUTE TO CBS SPORTS RADIO AND WFAN-FM/AM AS LEGAL ANALYST

NEW YORK, NY, August 15, 2017 – Emmy Award-winning Legal Correspondent Amy Dash will begin contributing to CBS Sports Radio and WFAN Sports Radio 101.9 FM and Sports Radio 66AM as a legal analyst. Amy will be a featured guest across the popular shows on CBS Sports Radio as well as The Fan to offer her expert legal opinion and analysis of news stories at the intersection of sports and the law. CBS Sports Radio and WFAN-FM/AM (New York) are dedicated sports properties of CBS RADIO.

“I am thrilled to contribute to CBS Sports Radio and WFAN, working alongside the station’s top-notch talent, producers and management,” said Dash. “I am especially looking forward to bringing legal straight talk to passionate sports fans. A high profile case can sideline an all-star on championship day or incite a national dialogue about patriotism and civil rights. The law is its own sport and fans who understand it can help shape the future of the game. I hope audiences will join me in debating the biggest cases in sports!”

“Now more than ever it’s the right time to add a legal analyst to keep CBS Sports Radio listeners informed of the latest legal issues affecting the teams and players we report on, follow and celebrate,” added Eric Spitz, Director of Programming, CBS Sports Radio. “Amy will offer her keen insight and commentary on everything from breaking legal news involving professional and college athletes to fantasy sports. We’re excited for her to provide this additional level of coverage.”

“Complementing her legal and journalistic backgrounds, Amy has a deep history of covering New York stories which will make her a welcome voice on The Fan,” commented Mark Chernoff, Vice President of Programming, CBS RADIO New York and PD of WFAN/FM-AM. “Her legal coverage of the sports played right in our backyard will be a great conversation starter for our listeners and hosts.”

Amy is presently an anchor for the Law Newz Network and a Special Legal Correspondent for nationally syndicated daytime crime show "Crime Watch Daily with Chris Hansen." On the show, she provides expert legal analysis and is also a traveling correspondent, covering some of America's most perplexing cases, in-depth. In addition, Amy appears live across multiple platforms as a legal commentator. Her enthusiastic analysis is broadcast on national television and radio programs, podcasts and digital publications. She is also a contributing writer for SBNation, Bleacher Report and the Huffington Post Blog. 

Amy was formerly a reporter for CBS NY where her original reporting was used on the “CBS Evening News" and inspired an episode of "48 Hours." She won Emmy Awards for coverage of the 2013 MetroNorth Train Derailment and Hurricane Sandy. While at WCBS, she was a go-to for hard-to-get interviews, bringing dozens of exclusives to the station in less than two years.  Her reporting earned two Emmy Awards and six Emmy nominations, including a national nomination. She also broke news on several national stories.

Amy is considered the go-to legal expert for producers at CBS Sports. Last year she dissected the biggest national stories, including "Deflategate," Hulk Hogan v. Gawker, Erin Andrews' stalker trial and Aaron Hernandez's murder trial, among others.

Amy's standout sports coverage led to her appointment as legal correspondent for Mark Cuban's AXS-TV program "Inside MMA," where she became the first television legal correspondent to cover Mixed Martial Arts cases, including the Ultimate Fighting Championship's legal brawl to bring live MMA to New York. Just two months later, Combat Press mentioned her as one of the Biggest Difference Makers in MMA.

Amy is an attorney certified in conflict resolution. She graduated from Boston University and loves playing sports, especially basketball.

Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @AmyDashTV.

About CBS SPORTS RADIO

CBS Sports Radio offers around-the-clock national sports coverage and programming to more than 320 stations nationwide, including stations in all of the Top 10 markets. CBS Sports Radio harnesses the power and resources of CBS RADIO and the award-winning CBS Sports with original programs featuring expert sports commentary by experienced broadcasters including Jim Rome, Damon Amendolara, Tiki Barber and Brandon Tierney, Scott Ferrall, Gregg Giannotti and Brian Jones, Amy Lawrence, and Bill Reiter. CBS Sports Radio’s programming can be heard on-air, online at www.cbssportsradio.com, through Apple Music and the Radio.com™ app. CBS Sports Radio is programmed and operated by CBS RADIO. Westwood One is the exclusive syndicator and sales partner.

About WFAN-AM/FM

CBS RADIO’s WFAN-AM/FM is the original and longest running sports station in the nation, celebrating its 28th anniversary this past July.  With more listeners than any other station of its kind, The FAN provides audiences across the tri-state area with live and local programming 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and is home to award-winning personalities Mike Francesa, Boomer Esiason, Craig Carton, Joe Benigno, Evan Roberts and Steve Somers. The station is the flagship broadcast home for several area sports teams, including the New York Yankees, New York Giants, Brooklyn Nets, and New Jersey Devils.  Listen to WFAN on-air in New York at 660AM or 101.9FM, online at www.wfan.com and via the Radio.com™ app for a variety of mobile devices.

About CBS RADIO

CBS RADIO is one of the largest major-market broadcast media operators in the United States and the undisputed leader in news and sports radio.  CBS RADIO produces original audio and video content, live events and exclusive programming distributed on-air, online and on mobile platforms. A division of CBS Corporation, CBS RADIO owns 117 radio stations in 26 markets – including all of the top 10 radio markets as ranked by Nielsen Audio – as well as an extensive array of digital assets. CBS RADIO distributes its programming via AM, FM and HD Radio stations, Radio.com™ and CBS Local Digital Media apps, making engaging with audiences easier than ever before. For more information on CBS RADIO, please visit www.cbsradio.com. 

 

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Press Contact:

Jaime Saberito

jaime.saberito@cbsradio.com

212-649-9639

Press:

Jaime Saberito
212-649-9639
jaime.saberito@cbsradio.com