NBA Twitter personality Rob 'World Wide Wob' Perez joining The

  • The rush to exploit legalized sports betting is creating opportunities for rising sports media talent. NBA Twitter personality Rob Perez, aka "World Wide Wob," is joining The Action Network.
    Founded last fall, The Action Network caters to sports NBA Live Mobile Coins bettors and fantasy sports players. Perez are going to be writing, podcasting and creating videos as well as other content to the subscription company, as outlined by chief content officer Chad Millman, hmo's editorial director of ESPN.
    With 240,000 Twitter followers, Perez has quickly emerged as one in the funniest, most unique NBA voices. He's set to guest-host ESPN's weekday NBA talk show, "The Jump," on Monday and Tuesday with Cassidy Hubbarth, his co-host about the "Buckets" podcast.
    "The goal is being a Swiss Army Knife regarding content, be it writing or digital videos," Perez said. "We have intends to produce a live show likewise. Anything that's possible in 2018 media in terms of how you can get the word to people is one area we're trying to accomplish."
    Perez, a previous writer with Fox Sports and The Big Lead, will work full-time with The Action Network, based away from New York City. His "Buckets" podcast with Hubbarth, ESPN and Cycle Media will almost certainly be discontinued. But he'll turn to do a similar show at The Action Network.
    "My hope, and transpire, is the fact that Cassidy are going to be a component of it," Perez said. "Obviously you will find there's bigger business discussion that has being had there to the to come near to being official. But that report for sure is one area we're aiming to bring to the site The Action Network full-time."
    Millman noted Perez' original videos have captured in excess of 500,000 viewers. His Periscope videos average 57,000 views.
    "We love Rob's sensibility with the exceptional gift for quickly creating content that perfectly captures the instant," Millman said. "He knows gambling, he knows sports and the man knows the best way to meet fans where they may be."
    Following the Supreme Court's landmark ruling paving the best way for legalized sports betting away from Nevada, The Action Network and ESPN+ were the 1st to roll out a whole new sport betting show using the new "I'll Take That Bet."
    They won't possess the field to themselves for too long, though.
    Sporting News previously reported that rival Fox Sports' FS1 cable network is developing a unique new weekday sports betting show. The show may be hosted by Charissa Thompson, sources said, and may even feature announcing legend Brent Musburger, Clay Travis and oddsmaker Todd Fuhrman inside an "Around the Horn"-type format.
    "This industry is inside a 'Eureka' situation: We've found gold in the West," Perez said. "People consider the Oregon Trail around to figure out how they're able to get a little bit of it, whether you're within the sports book-maker side from the fence, or you are gambler, or you're merely commentating and as an analyst on the content. The Action Network includes a combination of all from the above."
    At an occasion when sports journalists ought to write, be visible on TV, radio and podcasts and build healthy web 2 . 0 followings, Perez's multimedia skills attracted The Action Network, based on chief executive officer Noah Szubski.
    "He's a specialist at taking what sports fans are speaking about," Szubski said, "and translating that into something irresistible." Have fun in shopping on MMOAH. Players can Buy NBA Mobile Coins from MMOAH, with fast delivery, all-weather online.

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