Sports Media Podcast

Joe Buck is obsessed with hair plugs, Jon Lester is attacked during the debates and MLB ratings are on the rise

In this fifth episode,  Jeff Owens and I talk about Joe Buck’s obsession with hair (plugs), how baseball’s TV ratings have dominated local markets and that the NFL’s viewership has declined, MLB playoff coverage – and how Cubs ace Jon Lester inadvertently got attacked on social media during the presidential debates.

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Sports Media Podcast

The Presidential Debates trump Monday Night Football and why I now really like Stephen A. Smith

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In this fourth episode, we discuss Monday Night Football, the Presidential Debates, the rumored split of Mike & Mike on ESPN’s long-running radio/TV show, the importance of reporting to landing a TV sports gig – and why I’m becoming a fan of Stephen A. Smith.

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Sports Media Podcast

Episode 2: NCAA sanctions, Dilfer’s hypocrisy, NFL coverage & much more

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In our new weekly sports media podcast, we address the NCAA pulling seven championships from the state of North Carolina during this academic year for failing to rescind House Bill 2, ESPN’s coverage of the NFL, more Colin Kaepernick backlash and much more. Check out episode 2. If you’d like to suggest a topic, send me an email at jgisondi@gmail.com.

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Sports Media 101, Sports Media Podcast

Episode 1 of our new, weekly podcast about sports media

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In this first edition of our sports media podcast, Jeff Owens (WEIU-FM’s director) and I address coverage surrounding Colin Kaepernick, cite our favorite journalists and broadcasters and discuss other sports media news from the past week. In addition, we plan to interview professional sports media journalists and experts, to offer advice to younger journalists, and evaluate sports coverage. Who knows where else this will morph? Please, check it out.

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