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Outsider is a place for everyday Americans to find a common ground; to connect over the culture, music, and media that brings us together. 

Outsider reaches more than 15 million users (15.38 million unique visitors in Feb 2021 according to Google Analytics) and more than 7 million social followers. Outsider was created by the founders of  On3.comRivals.com (acquired by Yahoo! 2007), 247Sports (acquired CBS Sports 2015), ComicBook.com, and PopCulture.com (acquired CBS Interactive 2017).


Jameson Brown, EVP / Executive Editor — Former Executive Editor of PopCulture.com. Avid Country Music fan and outdoors enthusiast.

Greg Gough, Director / GM — Founding partner and former CTO of Rivals.com. Owner of Five Star Retreat, avid hunter, shooter, and Harley enthusiast.

Andy Johnson, CFO — Former CFO of three media brands and one fast-growing eCommerce brand. All media brands exited with acquisitions by public companies.

Marty Smith, Partner / Talent — One of ESPN’s most recognized and popular reporters, Smith is the driving force behind Outsider’s Country Music content.

Shannon B. Terry,  Executive Chairman / Founder — Former CEO and founder of four digital publishing brands. All exited with acquisitions by publicly traded companies.

Stuart McWhorter,  D17 Partner / Mergers and Acquisitions — More than 20 years experience in entrepreneurship and early-stage investing.


01/12/2021 – Outsider Launches Original Video Podcast Series with Marty Smith (PR Newswire

01/06/2021 – Outsider Media Network Secures Series A Financing Round (PR Newswire)