ESPN NHL reporter Emily Kaplan on covering the NHL from ice level and navigating being more public as a person on sports television
Episode 214 of the Sports Media Podcast features ESPN NHL reporter and podcaster Emily Kaplan. In this podcast Kaplan, a co-host of In The Crease with Linda Cohn, discusses covering the Lightning-Avalanche Stanley Cup Final; how coaches and players have received her this year reporting from ice level; why some viewers seem angry at in-game coaching interviews; how therapy is helping her navigate what people say on social media; the social media feedback she gets on the NHL mandating that she wears a mask during interviews; the impact of being on television regarding getting access from players; representation in hockey and the recent hirings of Meghan Duggan, Marie Phillip Poulin and Émilie Castonguay; where the sport is heading next and more.You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more.
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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.