Jordan Schultz, a leading NFL newsbreaker, has agreed to a multi-year deal to join theScore, becoming an NFL insider for the popular sports media brand. Schultz will produce written and multimedia content for theScore’s digital sports media platforms, with a focus on NFL and NBA coverage.
Schultz, an experienced reporter and on-camera personality, will contribute frequent reporting to theScore media app and be featured across theScore’s extensive digital media footprint, including its Instagram, Twitter, TikTok and YouTube channels as well as podcasts. He also will provide betting analysis and insights.
Schultz previously worked for ESPN, where he served as a reporter and on-air commentator covering the NBA, NFL and college basketball. He was also a regular contributor on the Daily Wager show on ESPN2 and a correspondent/host for Kevin Durant’s The Boardroom series on ESPN+. Leveraging his breadth of relationships and access, Schultz has been at the forefront of player-driven content programming, co-hosting the Webby-nominated Pull Up Pod with CJ McCollum that debuted in 2018. Prior to ESPN, he covered the NFL and NBA for Yahoo! Sports and served as an in-studio analyst for Bleacher Report covering the NCAA Tournament. Schultz, 36, has also co-hosted nationally syndicated radio shows for both NBC Sports and SiriusXM.
“We are thrilled to welcome Jordan to the team and to help build out our original NFL reporting as we incorporate his insider coverage and informed analysis across our multimedia channels,” said Aubrey Levy, Senior Vice President, Marketing and Content for theScore. “Jordan is a versatile talent who has strong NFL and NBA relationships and has built an impressive media footprint. With his proven news breaking and on-air video capabilities, he adds a brand new dimension to our in-app editorial and multimedia coverage. We’re excited to integrate him across our host of digital programming and collaborate on original content initiatives.”
“theScore is an innovative digital sports media and betting leader, and I could not be more excited to join the team and contribute across their many media channels,” said Schultz. “I’ve been a devoted theScore app user for years and I’ve always appreciated the authentic way in which they connect with and deliver content to fans. I’m thrilled to now be part of the organization and help further enhance their NFL and NBA coverage. With the NFL season kicking off this week, it’s a perfect time to get started.”
theScore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of PENN Entertainment, Inc. is one of the most popular digital sports media platforms in North America. Its free to download, award-winning mobile app ‘theScore’ delivers fans highly-personalized live scores, news, stats, and betting information from their favorite teams, leagues and players. theScore also reaches millions of fans daily through its social media and YouTube channels, which feature original content and regular programming covering the sports landscape.
Schultz is a Seattle native who played college basketball at Seattle University before transferring to Occidental College in Los Angeles. He began his journalism career with the LA Times, covering the NBA Draft and pickup basketball around the city, and gained notoriety nationally with a video series chronicling his tryouts for the then NBA D-League.