21 WFMJ announces partnership with Your Sports Network
21 WFMJ is proud to announce a partnership with YSN (Your Sports Network).
Beginning this fall, 21 WFMJ and YSN will partner with local sports content creating the Valley’s most comprehensive sports coverage.
21 WFMJ’s general manager, Jack Grdic, said, “I am proud to be partnering with YSN and its founder DJ Yokley. DJ and his team have successfully created a hyper-local digital sports sites featuring local streaming and reporting on a variety of sports including; high school football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, and tennis. And by combining those resources along with WFMJ’s award-winning coverage, we are creating a comprehensive sports portal through all of our station’s digital properties. I encourage local sports fans to check out our local sports coverage in the next few weeks as our YSN partnership will begin taking shape. 21 WFMJ’s sports director Dana Balash, DJ, and I have some exciting plans in the near future that will shape local sports coverage in our market."
YSN founder and CEO DJ Yokley said, "We've always been attracted to the commitment to local that WFMJ has provided to Youngstown and the Valley. From their support of businesses to the hyper-local coverage on a daily basis. We're proud to team up and align with a brand that puts our student-athletes and our communities first. This partnership is one that strengthens both sides in the effort to showcase the talent and grit that our area teams have to offer. Jack has been such an advocate for what we have done, and where we can go. His vision parallels what we set out to do from the start two years ago, and now together with Dana and his team, we have the resources to serve the Valley better than ever before."
21 WFMJ’s digital properties include its website WFMJ.com, 21 News mobile site, 21 News app, and its market-exclusive OTT apps including Apple TV, ROKU, and Amazon Fire Stick.
YSN’s digital properties include its portal website YSNLIVE.com and its YSN app available at the App Store and Google Play.