LOS ANGELES, April 23, 2019 – FOX Sports Radio (FSR), a division of Premiere Networks, announced today the launch of a new baseball-themed podcast Inside the (Rob) Parker, which debuts tomorrow, April 24, on The Herd Podcast Network.
Produced by FOX Sports Radio, Inside the (Rob) Parker is a weekly podcast airing throughout baseball season and will feature the multimedia sports personality and journalist as he shares his red-hot opinions on the biggest stories in Major League Baseball, as well as interviews with the most notable names in the game.
New episodes of Inside the (Rob) Parker will be available every Wednesday throughout baseball season, and the podcast debuts tomorrow with an interview with eight-time All-Star & four-time World Series Champion Darryl Strawberry.
“Baseball is my first love, my true sports passion,” said Parker, who is a Baseball Hall of Fame voter. “If you think I have hot takes on the NFL and the NBA, wait until you hear them about the national pastime. For sure, it will be fun and informative.”
Parker will continue co-hosting FOX Sports Radio’s The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard, which broadcasts weekdays on nearly 340 stations nationwide from 7-10 p.m. ET. The longtime sports writer is also a regular analyst for several FS1 programs, including The Herd with Colin Cowherd and Skip and Shannon: Undisputed, and writes a column for TheShadowLeague.com.
Visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen to Inside the (Rob) Parker on The Herd Podcast Network on your favorite device. The Herd Podcast Network, which also features The Herd with Colin Cowherd, All Ball with Doug Gottlieb and 3 and Out with John Middlekauff, is available for download everywhere else podcasts are heard.
About Rob Parker
Rob Parker’s career started with a bang. At 22, he was a full-time sports writer at the Daily News in New York. Along the way, Parker was a trailblazer, becoming the first African American sports columnist at the Detroit Free Press (1993) and at Newsday in New York (1995). In 1993, Parker was the first African American beat writer to cover the Cincinnati Reds for The Cincinnati Enquirer. He was also an award-winning sports columnist at The Detroit News for nine years. In Detroit, Parker had long-running radio show, “Sports Night with Parker and The Man.” On TV, he worked for WDIV Local 4 for 20 years as an analyst and fill-in anchor. At WXYZ TV, he was the 10pm sports anchor in 2016. Parker, a New York native, graduated with a degree in journalism from Southern Connecticut State University and went on to receive a Master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University. In 2018, he was named National Association of Black Journalists Sports Journalist of the Year. Parker joined FOX Sports Radio in March 2018 to host The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard on Sundays, and in just six months, the show was promoted to a weekday timeslot. Today, The Odd Couple with Chris Broussard & Rob Parker broadcasts weekdays from 7-10 p.m. ET, and features dynamic discussion as the two polar opposites take listeners through the biggest hits in sports. Parker is also an adjunct professor at USC. Fans can follow @RobParkerFS1 on Twitter and Instagram.
About The Herd Podcast Network
Launched in February 2018, The Herd Podcast Network features daily and weekly podcasts from Colin Cowherd’s top rated FOX Sports Radio, FS1 and iHeartRadio program The Herd with Colin Cowherd, along with All Ball with Doug Gottlieb, a basketball-focused program, and the football-themed 3 and Out with John Middlekauff. The Herd Podcast Network is an extension of TheHerdNow.com, the digital home for content created and curated by Colin Cowherd, including bold opinion pieces, viral news stories, exclusive podcasts, and original video series. The site also serves as a portal for fans to find stories covering the best moments and interviews from Cowherd’s radio show, as well as the daily podcast and streaming audio of The Herd. Visit iHeart.com/apps to download iHeartRadio and listen to The Herd Podcast Network on your favorite device. It’s available for download across various other podcast platforms.
About FOX Sports Radio
The FOX Sports Radio Network, based in Los Angeles, Calif., is a division of Premiere Networks in partnership with FOX Sports. All entities have combined their considerable resources to develop a turnkey, personality driven sports programming network for radio stations nationwide. The FOX Sports Radio Network more than 12 million monthly listeners on more than 400 radio stations, and can also be heard on iHeartRadio and FOXSportsRadio.com. Fans can also follow the network on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.