Orlando, Fla. (February 11, 2019) — In the Orlando Magic’s continuing commitment to innovation and technology, the team has announced a new partnership with TuneIn. TuneIn provides its 75 million listeners with an unparalleled offering of all the genres audio lovers crave all in one place: radio, live play-by-play sports, news, podcasts and music and lets people find what they love while helping them discover new things.
TuneIn will host exclusive Magic content through the TuneIn app and TuneIn.com, including analysis and commentary by Magic Television Sideline Reporter Dante Marchitelli. Other exclusive content includes programs such as “Radio Remembers,” “Magic Minute,” “Magic Pod Squad,” “Postgame Sound” and “Producer’s Cut.”
“We’re very excited to partner with TuneIn in our quest to provide more content and access to our fans,” said Magic Chief Sales Officer Michael Forde. “TuneIn’s platform will allow us to reach even more fans through a new medium in an ever-changing media landscape.”
TuneIn has grown to become one of the most widely used streaming audio platforms in the world with over 120,000 owned & operated and partner radio stations and more than 5.7 million on-demand programs stemming from every continent. TuneIn is available for free across 200 platforms and connected devices. TuneIn Premium subscribers can listen to the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, premium news, and commercial-free music stations.
About the Orlando Magic
Orlando’s NBA franchise since 1989, the Magic’s mission is to be world champions on and off the court, delivering legendary moments every step of the way. Under the DeVos family’s ownership, the Magic have seen great success in a relatively short history, winning five division championships (1995, 1996, 2008, 2009, 2010) with seven 50-plus win seasons and capturing the Eastern Conference title in 1995 and 2009. Off the court, on an annual basis, the Orlando Magic gives more than $2 million to the local community by way of sponsorships of events, donated tickets, autographed merchandise and grants. Orlando Magic community relations programs impact an estimated 100,000 kids each year, while a Magic staff-wide initiative provides more than 7,000 volunteer hours annually. In addition, the Orlando Magic Youth Foundation (OMYF) which serves at-risk youth, has distributed more than $24 million to local nonprofit community organizations over the last 29 years. The Magic’s other entities include the team’s NBA G League affiliate, the Lakeland Magic, which began play in the 2017-18 season in nearby Lakeland, Fla.; the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL, which serves as the affiliate to the NHL’s Tampa Bay Lightning; and Magic Gaming competed in the inaugural season of the NBA 2K League in 2018. Ticket highlights for the Magic’s 2019-20 season in the Amway Center, honored with TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and named SportsBusiness Journal’s 2012 Sports Facility of the Year, include: 1,800 seats priced $20 or less and 8,000 seats priced $40 or less. For ticket information log on to www.orlandomagic.com or call 407-89-MAGIC.