A conversation on John Madden’s legacy with Sunday Night Football executive producer Fred Gaudelli
Episode 175 of the Sports Media Podcast features Fred Gaudelli, the executive producer of NBC's Sunday Night Football. In Sept. 2021, he began his 32nd season as the lead producer for an NFL primetime game, and his 16th season producing SNF.In this podcast Gaudelli discusses his relationship with Madden; his first meeting with him; the last time he spoke and visited with Madden; what made Madden unique as a sports television figure; his interest in seeing United States up close and learning about people; how he made Gaudelli a better NFL producer; what Madden thought about his fame; the plan to convince Madden to come out of retirement for one game; the best game Gaudelli and Madden worked together; how players wanted Madden to improve their Madden game rankings when he met with them in production meetings, and more.You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
The nexus of sports and COVID with Bruce Arthur of the Toronto Star and Donnovan Bennett and Amil Delic of Sportsnet
MLB Network lets go of Ken Rosenthal and will Urban Meyer get hired again as a broadcaster. The guests are Britt Ghiroli of The Athletic and Chad Finn of the Boston Globe
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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.