Kevin Clark of The Ringer and a sports media roundtable with Kavitha Davidson of The Athletic and Chad Finn of The Boston Globe
Episode 158 of the Sports Media Podcast features two segments. First up is Kevin Clark, an NFL writer, podcaster and video host for The Ringer. He previously covered the NFL for The Wall Street Journal. He is followed by a media roundtable with Kavitha Davidson, a sports and culture writer for The Athletic and the host of Culture Calculus podcast, and Chad Finn, the sports media writer and columnist for the Boston Globe.In this podcast Clark discusses the stories that interest him most at the start of the 2021 NFL season; how COVID has shaped his approach to stories; his travel experiences; the nexus of gambling and the NFL and what it means; how he views his competition; what the NFL public relations establishment thinks of The Ringer; why geography matters very little regarding where you live today; why he chose his most recent pieces and much more. Davidson and Finn discuss the biggest media-related stories of the NFL season; what the NFL setting strict limits on game-day access means; how sports gambling will look on NFL content this year; whether college sports broadcasters have any responsibility to discuss the COVID protocols and COVID stats during games; whether college football viewership will be up or down; John Smoltz and Al Leiter not appearing in-studio for MLBN and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
ESPN college football reporter Molly McGrath and New York Times writer and Roger Federer author Chris Clarey
Gus Johnson and Aqib Talib of Fox Sports
About The Show
The Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch is a weekly show that features interviews with members of the sports media about their work, as well as roundtables with sports media reporters about television, digital, audio/radio, print, and other forms of media. You can read Richard’s work at The Athletic and hear his words at Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto.