Tampa, Fla. – OUR TEAM Network, LLC announced today that they have signed an agreement with the Tampa Bay Sports Commission to provide highlights, interviews and exposure to events secured by the Commission.
The initial programming will focus on their regional and
national high school events and will be featured on a weekly basis
in OUR TEAM Network’s High School Sports Report currently
airing on 8Prime and
Sun Sports Wednesday and Thursday evenings. The development of a weekly show dedicated to the activities of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission is also currently under discussion.
“The Tampa Bay Sports Commission brings incredible events to this area. We are thrilled to partner with them in order to provide expanded coverage of the high school athletics and national events that take place in this community,” said Stephen Grecsek of OUR TEAM on 8Prime.
The partnership will provide a unique platform for cross
promotional opportunities with the Sports Commission and OUR TEAM
on 8Prime and Sun Sports, plus ancillary activities on-site at
Tampa Bay Sports Commission events. “Creating innovative
opportunities to increase exposure for the athletes,events and the
people who support these activities is a constant goal of the
organization,” said Rob
Higgins, Executive Director of the Tampa Bay Sports Commission. “This partnership with OUR TEAM gives us a new resource as we move forward to secure the best sporting events for our community.”
About OUR TEAM Network, LLC
OUR TEAM Network, LLC is a Tampa based production company and syndicator of sports and community programming. OUR TEAM and 8 Prime have partnered to launch a brand new sports and community channel dedicated to local sports and events. The programming will be a mixture of weekly half-hour shows and specials as well as event coverage. The primary focus will be celebrating amateur athletes and the community organizations that support them. Show highlights and viewer participation can be found at 8primesports.com.
About 8 Prime
8 Prime is WFLA-TV News Channel 8′s digital channel 8.2 also found on Bright House channel 607, Verizon channel 460, Comcast channel 216, and Knology channel 133. WFLA-TV is owned by The Florida Communications Group (FCG), owned by Media General. FCG includes newspapers, broadcast television and online operations in West Central Florida. It incorporates Media General’s converged
operations in Tampa, including The Tampa Tribune and TBO.com, the No. 1 newspaper/online combination in the Tampa Bay market; WFLA-TV, (NBC) the market’s evening news leader, and CENTRO Tampa, a Spanish-language print and online media operation. Florida Communications Group also includes Highlands Today.