Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

John Ourand on The NFL Draft and The Last Dance

John Ourand on The NFL Draft and The Last Dance

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - April 24, 2020 - 38:20

Episode 96 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand. In this podcast Deitsch and Ourand discuss the combined ESPN/NFL Network production of the NFL Draft; the issues and challenges surrounding it; why the tech worked for viewers; the public response to The Last Dance; whether comparisons to the O.J. doc is fair; what the COVID-19 shutdown will mean for sports media long-term; the rise of TV networks producing non-remote productions; sportswriters who have moved to the news side during the pandemic; Sports Illustrated/The Maven layoffs 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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