PlayOn! Sports Names Christopher Young NFHS Network Vice President Of Sales

Atlanta, GA
April 22, 2014

PlayOn! Sports (PlayOn), the nation’s leading high school sports media company, announced today that Christopher Young has joined the company as Vice President of Sales for the NFHS Network. Young will be responsible for growing revenues of the NFHS Network national platform to local markets through creative sponsorships and ad sales. The NFHS Network is a digital network that delivers high school sports and events to family members and fans whenever and wherever they want at www.NFHSnetwork.com and through the NFHS Network app for iPhone and Android devices.

Young spent 14 years as General Sales Manager at Big League Broadcasting’s flagship radio station in Atlanta, 790 The Zone. In that time, he oversaw a sales effort that produced revenues that ranked the property in the top 10 for sports stations in the country. Young’s sales team monetized official partnerships with the Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Thrashers and Georgia Institute of Technology. In addition, he created a team that sold everything from creative sports marketing programs, player endorsement deals, music festivals and golf tournaments.

Young was most recently Director of Strategic Partnerships with the CBS Altitude Group. In this role, he developed multi-platform campaigns for national and regional advertisers using various CBS assets: radio, television, digital, outdoor and social. Young broke into media with Katz Media, which included positions in both Chicago and Atlanta.

Young has a Bachelor’s of Arts in Marketing, Communications and Advertising from Purdue University.

About the NFHS Network

The NFHS Network captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school experience by delivering live high school sports and events to family members and fans whenever they want, wherever they are.

The NFHS Network celebrates and showcases the unique accomplishments of students, whether they are a student-athlete participating in the 27 different sports covered by the Network, or one of the student broadcasters from schools around the country that produce events through the School Broadcast Program.

All NFHS Network events are available online at NFHSnetwork.com. Follow the NFHS Network on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram at @NFHSnetwork for the latest news and event information.

The NFHS Network is a joint venture among the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), its member state associations and PlayOn! Sports. The NFHS is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. PlayOn! Sports is based in Atlanta, Georgia and is the nation’s largest high school sports media company.

About NFHS Network

The NFHS Network captures the passion, pride, and energy of the high school experience by delivering live high school sports and events to family members and fans whenever they want, wherever they are. The NFHS Network celebrates and showcases the unique accomplishments of students, whether they are a student-athlete participating in the 27 different sports covered by the Network, or one of the student broadcasters from schools around the country that produce events through the School Broadcast Program. The NFHS Network also features state playoff and championship events for the 34 state members of the NFHS Network.

All NFHS Network events are available online at NFHSnetwork.com. Follow the NFHS Network on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram at @NFHSnetwork for the latest news and event information.

The NFHS Network is a joint venture among the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), its member state associations and PlayOn! Sports. The NFHS is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and is the national leadership organization for high school sports and performing arts activities. PlayOn! Sports is based in Atlanta, Georgia and is the nation’s largest high school sports media company.

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