Tuesday, October 22, 2013

SUNDAY NIGHT SLOW JAMS WINS BIG

By Joe Nelson
RADIO HOST R DUB! AND SUNDAY NIGHT SLOW JAMS WIN BIG WITH NEW DIGITAL SPONSOR AND NEW AFFILIATES


- New Affiliates Added Coast-to-Coast in the Week Following “Shark Tank” Appearance -

OCTOBER 22, 2013, BURBANK, CA — Benztown Radio Networks announced today that nationally syndicated radio show, Sunday Night Slow Jams, has a major new sponsor, legal services firm Jackson and Associates Law Centers, as a result of the show’s exposure on the October 11th episode of “Shark Tank” on the ABC Television Network. Bakersfield-based Jackson and Associates contacted the show’s creator and producer, R Dub!, the Monday after the “Shark Tank” episode aired, and signed a one-year digital sponsorship deal for $75,000 last Friday. Sunday Night Slow Jams is a four-hour weekly radio show that airs in over 70 markets and features Rhythmic and Pop love songs and listener dedications called “Oral Expressions.”


Jackson and Associates will sponsor Sunday Night Slow Jams’ digital initiatives for one year, including www.slowjams.com, the launch of the new Slow Jams App, Slow Jams’ streaming and social media platforms, texting campaigns and dedication and request telephone lines and digital entry submissions.

Sunday Night Slow Jams also welcomed a bonanza of new affiliates in the week following R Dub’s “Shark Tank” appearance, including: KKWD-FM, Oklahoma City (Rhythm); WWZY-FM, Jersey Shore (Hot AC); and KKBB-FM, Bakersfield (Rhythmic AC).

R Dub!, Sunday Night Slow Jams Host and President of Fusion Radio Networks, said: “Being one of 40,000 applicants to appear on ‘Shark Tank’ was a dream come true for me! The opportunity to market the Slow Jams brand to 6.5 million potential new customers and meet the Sharks while appearing on one of my favorite television shows was one of the best experiences of my life. I’m so happy that the folks at Jackson and Associates understand the value of the Slow Jams brand and community of listeners across America-- and the power and effectiveness of radio. I’m also thrilled to welcome these great new affiliates to the Slow Jams family. I’d like to thank all of our radio station affiliates and program directors, my partners at Benztown and Compass Media, and our listeners, whose belief in the show makes Slow Jams successful, book after book.”

Steven Thompson, Firm Administrator/Attorney for Jackson and Associates, said: “We’ve been fans of R Dub! and Sunday Night Slow Jams for some time now. After seeing him on Shark Tank, the staff and I got together and realized Slow Jams would be the perfect medium to deliver our message to potential

new clients.”

Sunday Night Slow Jams (www.slowjams.com) and the nightly version, Slow Jams with R Dub!, feature the hottest love songs from today's biggest artists. The show comes in different versions and can fit any format. R Dub! created Sunday Night Slow Jams in 1994 at the age of 17, at a tiny AM radio
station in the middle of the Tucson desert. Today, Sunday Night Slow Jams can be heard in over 70 cities across the U.S. and around the world. The show is syn1dicated by Benztown Radio Networks. R Dub! also heads up a 24-hour all-Slow Jams channel on the iHeartRadio network.

For more information and to get Sunday Night Slow Jams in your market, visit www.benztown.com/slowjams or contact Masa Patterson at Benztown at mp@benztown.com or (818) 842-4600.

About Benztown

Benztown is an international radio imaging, production library, programming, and voiceover services company with over 1,900 affiliations on six different continents. In August, 2013, Benztown was recognized by Inc. magazine as one of America's Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies, ranked at No. 983 on the exclusive Inc. 5000. With offices and studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality imaging workparts for 20 libraries across 13 formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports and JACK. Benztown’s industry-leading technology and proprietary web-based imaging solution, “Benztown Branding”, is used daily by nearly 1,200 radio stations worldwide. Benztown also provides custom voice-over and imaging services across all formats, including commercial voice-over and copywriting services. Benztown Radio Networks, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hollywood Radio Networks, is an international media syndication company providing unique, first-rate programming and features to radio stations and media companies around the world, including The Melissa Etheridge Radio Show, Your Weekend with Jim Brickman, The Todd N Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Slow Jams with R Dub!, The Dr. Bruce Hensel Show, The Storm Report, The Old Farmers Almanac Report, Round Trip with Dave-O, and Flashback. For more information, visit www.benztown.com. or call Masa Patterson at (818) 842-4600.





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