April 18, 2010

"Spring Game Preview Show" This Thursday

Big Rapids, Mich. - A special internet talk show covering Ferris State University football will take place this week as the "Bulldog Football Spring Game Preview Show" hits the web airwaves this Thursday (April 22) evening.

The talk show, which will be powered by a service called Blog Talk Radio, will be co-hosted by FSU Associate Athletics Communications Director/Football SID Rob Bentley and local journalist Sandy Gholston, who works in the school's University Advancement and Marketing Department and has covered Bulldog football locally for more than 14 years.  The duo is also part of the Bulldog Football radio team during the season on local radio station WYBR.

The approximate 60-minute show will take place Thursday evening starting at 6 p.m. (EDT) and can be heard live by visiting www.blogtalkradio.com/ferrisathletics.  

Additionally, the show will be archived for those who are not able to catch the live version and will be made available both via the official Blog Talk Radio show site along with the official FSU Athletics Website at www.ferrisstatebulldogs.com after completion of the show. It can then  also be downloaded via iTunes, RSS or an MP3 file.

Bentley and Gholston will discuss the upcoming Crimson and Gold Spring Game, which is set for Friday (April 23) evening at 6 p.m. (ET) at Top Taggart Field.  They will also provide an in-depth discussion of Bulldog Football with a look at spring football along with a preview of next fall's gridiron slate.

In addition to listening to the show, fans will also have an opportunity to ask questions and provide feedback by utilizing FSU Athletics' official facebook and twitter links found on the Blog Talk Radio show page. 

No sign-up for fans is necessary to listen to the 60-minute show, however, by registering for the free Blog Talk Radio service, fans can also send direct messages and post comments to the show's hosts along with participate via a chat service. Email and text message reminders can also be set for those wanting a reminder prior to the show's scheduled start time.

Those fans wishing to post questions can also do so before the scheduled show time by emailing bentleyr@ferris.edu or by utilizing FSU's official facebook and twitter links found on the Blog Talk Radio show page.

Blog Talk Radio’s unique technology and seamless integration with leading social networks such as Facebook and Twitter, empowers citizen broadcasters to create and share their original content, their voices and opinions in a public worldwide forum. Many businesses also utilize the platform as a tool to extend their brands and join the conversation on the social web.

The service is the world’s largest social radio network, enabling anyone to host an interactive audio broadcast and syndicate it with one click to Facebook, Twitter, iTunes and across the Web. Blog Talk Radio’s network of podcasters is made up of tens of thousands of hosts who have produced more than 500,000 episodes since its launch in late 2006, now attracting more than 4 million visitors every month.

Please visit this link below to access the show at the scheduled start time:

"Bulldog Football Spring Game Preview Show"
Thursday, April 22: 6-7 p.m. (ET)

www.blogtalkradio.com/ferrisathletics

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