PISCATAWAY, NJ / ACCESSWIRE / April 22, 2015 / Mobile Broadcasting Holding, Inc. (MBHC) announced that Mobile Broadcasting Corp., its subsidiary, has secured three-time NFL Pro Bowler Leonard A. Marshall, Jr., to support its goals related to investor relations and celebrity relations. In addition to these responsibilities, Mr. Marshall will also host the anchor sports program Studio 70 to mark the launch of Whirld's Sport Network. The premiere show of Studio 70 will be launched in conjunction with the long-awaited official release of the Whirld video live streaming app on April 28.
"We're excited to finally be releasing the first generation of our Whirld app," stated MBHC CEO Kenneth D. Bland. "To spotlight this release, we're launching our Whirld Sports Network with our first program hosted by Super Bowl champion Leonard Marshall. I've always been a fan of his. We believe his joining MBC will help advance the programming goals of the Whirld Sports Network and our company's goals in general."
Leonard Marshall is a former defensive lineman who played twelve seasons in the National Football League. Mr. Marshall played defensive end for the New York Giants for ten seasons, then played a season each as a defensive tackle for the New York Jets and Washington Redskins. He was a starter on the Giants teams that won Super Bowl XXI and Super Bowl XXV. Other highlights of Mr. Marshall's illustrious career included being selected to the Pro Bowl in 1985, 1986, and 1991 and finishing his career with 83.5 quarterback sacks in the regular season and another twelve sacks in the post season.
Mr. Marshall's post-football career activities included teaching at Seton Hall University in 2004 where he obtained his MBA in Business and his Certification in Management. He still frequently consults with the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University. He also founded Pro Star Athletics, one of the largest sports licensed apparel manufacturing companies in the 1990's. As an author, Mr. Marshall recently completed a book, When the Cheering Stops, with CBSsports.com writer William Bendetson about the 1990 season and Super Bowl XXV.
"I'm delighted to join Mobile Broadcasting Corp. and the Whirld Network," stated Mr. Marshall. "My primary goals are to boost the profile of the Whirld Network and to lend my skills and experience to make Whirld one of the best video live streaming brands in the industry. By maintaining consistency and delivering quality content, we expect to revolutionize the space and do it through a team effort."
Supported by a 4G LTE and Wi-Fi telecommunications platform, the Company’s live-streaming video app will enable individuals to broadcast and view events, happenings, and activities using their mobile phones. The Whirld app will be released at the beginning of next week.
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