FOX Sports Radio's George Wrighster and Doug Gottlieb Bring Slate of Podcasts to the iHeartPodcast Network
“Wrighster or Wrong,” “PAC-12 Apostles,” and “KJ Live” Now Available Through New Slate
LOS ANGELES, September 30, 2021 – FOX Sports Radio weekend personality and six-year NFL veteran George Wrighster announced today that his podcasts “Wrighster or Wrong” and “Pac-12 Apostles” have joined the iHeartPodcast Network. Produced by Wrighster’s UnafraidShow.com, a one-stop shop for fearless, influential, and fun sports content, the podcasts are available now on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.
Concurrently, Wrighster and fellow FOX Sports Radio personality Doug Gottlieb have partnered to bring “KJ Live” to the iHeartPodcast Network. Hosted by former professional basketball player and UCLA Bruin Kris Johnson, the podcast is available now and will also be featured within the “All Ball with Doug Gottlieb” podcast feed. This new podcast is an extension of the “KJ Live” Instagram/YouTube series.
- “Wrighster or Wrong” – Hosted by former professional NFL player and sports media personality George Wrighster and sportswriter Ralph Amsden, “Wrighster or Wrong” is the intersection where sports, business, society, and pop culture meet the truth. Featuring bold opinions, insightful interviews, breaking sports news and more, new episodes post Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
- “Pac-12 Apostles” – Sportswriter Ralph Amsden and former professional NFL player and sports media personality George Wrighster host the ultimate Pac-12 podcast for fans of college football, college basketball and more. New episodes post Tuesdays.
- “KJ Live” – Hosted by former professional basketball player and sports media analyst Kris Johnson, the podcast features conversations with influencers in the sports world and entertainment industry. New episodes post Thursdays.
“I’m extremely excited and blessed to be joining the iHeartPodcast Network,” shared Wrighster. “Our family of podcasts will add fearless, quality content and entertainment for the listeners. Buckle up. The ride will be fun.”
“Partnering with Doug Gottlieb and George Wrighster gives me the opportunity to expand my audience through the iHeartPodcast Network,” said KJ. “I'm excited to introduce new voices in both sports and entertainment to the platform.”
The slate is distributed by the iHeartPodcast Network and available on all major podcast listening platforms.
About George Wrighster
George Wrighster joined FOX Sports Radio’s national weekend lineup in September 2019, and he currently hosts the Sunday, 5-8 p.m. ET timeslot with Dan Beyer, where they give fans their up-to-the-minute breakdown of games in play. He also hosts the daily “Night Cap” program on the Mad Dog Sports Radio channel on SiriusXM. Wrighster launched UnafraidShow.com in 2018 with the goal of entertaining sports fans with entertaining, independent and creative sports content.
Wrighster was drafted out of the University of Oregon by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the 2003 NFL Draft. He played six seasons as a tight end with the team before signing with the New York Giants in 2009. After his professional football career, Wrighster successfully transitioned into his second career as an entrepreneur/investor and sports media personality. He has hosted shows on radio and television for a number of networks including FOX Sports, ESPN and Los Angeles-based radio stations KFWB and AM 570 KLAC. As a motivational speaker, Wrighster has travelled around the world to speak to military members about prioritizing mental and emotional fitness along with physical fitness. He is an advisor for the Harvard Football Players Health Study and has worked with the NFLPA and Professional Athletes Foundation to develop programs to benefit athletes.
About Ralph Amsden
Amsden is a Wyoming-born sportswriter and podcaster. He is the publisher of Rivals’ ArizonaVarsity.com, the founder of ArizonaSportsCast.com, and was previously the managing editor of the Arizona State Rivals affiliate, DevilsDigest.com. In addition to his podcasts, he currently produces content for UnafraidShow.com.
About Kris Johnson
Kris Johnson played forward for the UCLA men’s basketball team from 1994-1998 and was a freshman on the 1995 National Championship team. He and his father Marques are the only father/son duo to win a national championship at the same school. He was a professional international basketball player for seven seasons, competing in Russia, Turkey, France, Lebanon, Qatar and China. He is an experienced sports media personality, providing analysis and color commentary for college, elite high-school and professional basketball broadcasts for Spectrum SportsNet, Fox Sports and ESPN. Johnson launched “KJ Live” on Instagram and YouTube in February 2021.
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 reaches nearly 15 million monthly listeners on more than 600 radio stations, and can also be heard on iHeartRadio and FOXSportsRadio.com. Fans can also follow the network on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.
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