- Press Release

Palm Beach Masters Series® Partners with ESPN West Palm

The Palm Beach Masters Series® is pleased to welcome ESPN West Palm and Good Karma Brands to the 2019 CP Palm Beach Masters Winter Classic CSI4*-W Presented by Suncast and the CSIO5* Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of the United States.

ESPN West Palm is the home of ESPN 106.3 FM and the sports content for WPTV News Channel 5 and Fox 29 in West Palm Beach. Included among the radio station’s lineup are the nationally syndicated shows Golic & Wingo, the Dan LeBatard Show and Stephen A. Smith as well as the locally produced shows Josh Cohen & the Hometeam, ESPN West Palm Tonight, and Evan Cohen, also a radio host on Sirius XM.

“We’re thrilled to forge a partnership with Palm Beach Masters Series® to promote the prestigious Nations Cup and World Cup equestrian competitions,” said Steve Politziner, President of ESPN West Palm. “The competitions’ presence in Palm Beach is a testament to the world-class sports and hospitality events in the region. Utilizing ESPN’s digital and radio assets to promote the competitions will drive brand awareness and local excitement for the events, as well as place it among the top news and stories sports fans want to see.”

Palm Beach Masters Series® and ESPN West Palm have partnered on radio and digital media campaigns for the international events on deck during the 2019 Series. Palm Beach Masters Series® content will appear on ESPN.com and the ESPN App through the partnership. ESPN West Palm’s own Josh Cohen, host of Josh Cohen & the Hometeam, will also be attending both the Longines FEI Jumping World Cup™ Wellington and the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of the United States; two guests will join him at the Nations Cup for a VIP experience through a special radio contest. Also on the grounds will be the ESPN West Palm Street Team.

Radio personality Jeremy Marks-Peltz will also host guests from the Palm Beach Masters Series on the evening radio program, ESPN West Palm Tonight. Olympic gold medalist and Nations Cup Ambassador Laura Kraut and FEI broadcast analyst Catie Staszak’s interview will air on ESPN 106.3 on Thursday, Jan 31, 2019. Palm Beach Masters Series® Co-Founder, international show jumper, and Boston Bruins CEO Charlie Jacobs’ interview will air on Thursday, Feb. 14.

“We are looking forward to having ESPN West Palm as a part of the 2019 Palm Beach Masters Series®,” said Lou Jacobs, who co-founded the series alongside siblings Charlie Jacobs and Katie Jacobs Robinson. “ESPN is known as ‘the Worldwide Leader in Sports,’ and to have their brand associated with ours is exciting, as we pride ourselves on hosting elite, high performance sport.”