Red Knot launches Canadian operations via Toronto

Red Knot Communications has confirmed its expansion into Canada with the opening of a new office in Toronto.

The PR and communications agency – specializing in sports betting and gaming – provides support and strategic counsel to companies at the intersection of sports, gaming, and technology.

Launched in 2020, the firm also has bases in New Jersey (US), London (UK), Rome (Italy) and Dubai (UAE).

To support its new office and projected growth in North America, Red Knot has also appointed sports broadcaster and journalist Andy McNamara as Account Director.

“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,” remarked 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.”

McNamara will lead business development and arrives with extensive experience in the sports media industry, having most recently served as the VP and Head of Operations at Ultimate Franchise Fantasy Sports and as the national fantasy sports host, analyst, and writer with Sportsnet.

He 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.

“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 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.

“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,” added McNamara.

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