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Covering War: The Washington Post's Isabelle Khurshudyan joins the podcast from Odessa, Ukraine

Covering War: The Washington Post's Isabelle Khurshudyan joins the podcast from Odessa, Ukraine

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - March 28, 2022 - 1:08:33

Episode 191 of the Sports Media Podcast features Isabelle Khurshudyan, a foreign correspondent for The Washington Post based in Odessa, Ukraine, and a former sports writer who covered the Washington Capitals for the Post.In this podcast, Khurshudyan discusses what her days are like covering Russia’s invasion of Ukraine; what the city of Odessa, where she is situated, is like; her safety level in the country; whether anything prepares a journalist to cover war; why the war has proceeded as it has; leaving Moscow for this assignment; the global outpouring of solidarity shown toward Ukrainians; wearing a bulletproof vest; how she views Alex Ovechkin within this larger conflict; if she is following any sports; why she does want to leave her assignment; whether she sees an end game for Russia 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 and hear his words at Sportsnet 590 The Fan in Toronto.

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