CHERRY HILL, NEW JERSEY (JANUARY 26, 2023) — Red Knot Communications has announced the hire of award-winning sports broadcaster and journalist Andy McNamara as the globally-renowned agency increases its presence across North America.
McNamara joins Red Knot as an Account Director leading business development, and offers extensive experience in the sports media industry, most recently as the VP and Head of Operations at Ultimate Franchise Fantasy Sports and as the national fantasy sports host, analyst, and writer with Sportsnet. McNamara has also combined his sports career with national media sales, securing country-wide partnerships with Domino's Pizza and several fantasy sports and betting companies.
McNamara will helm the Toronto office, the first Canadian headquarters to round out Red Knot’s international footprint. Red Knot currently has offices in Dubai, London, and Rome, and its US headquarters in New Jersey.
"I'm excited to be working with this talented international group of professionals at Red Knot Communications and contributing to the growth of its business across the Canadian landscape,” said McNamara.
Led by an incredible team of media, sports, and gaming specialists, Red Knot provides public relations support and strategic counsel to exciting and innovative companies at the intersection of sports, gaming, and technology.
Red Knot’s group has grown exponentially since its 2020 launch, retaining partnerships with sports teams, federations, and significant players in the burgeoning sports betting industry. Clients include Spotlight Sports Group, SimWin Sports, Odds On Compliance, and Tekkorp Capital.
“We are excited to welcome Andy to the Red Knot family,” said Ashley Dabb, Red Knot’s Head of Operations, Americas. “Andy’s expertise will allow us to bring all of Red Knot’s world-class services to Canada's incredible sports, gaming, and betting enterprises.”
McNamara is also a podcast host, helming The Sick Podcast with Andy McNamara, and shares a role as content manager with Knup Solutions, leading a team of sports writers, editors, and social media content creators.
“Red Knot’s expansion into Canada is something we’ve been looking forward to since our inception. Andy McNamara will help us make this a productive reality,” added Red Knot Founder Andy Clerkson. “We couldn’t be more thrilled about this expansion, enabling our team to grow and position our current clients on a larger international stage.”