Jamie Little and Shannon Spake of Fox Sports
Episode 87 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features a conversation with Jamie Little and Shannon Spake, both of Fox Sports. Little covers pit road for the NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series. Spake is the host of Fox NASCAR’s race coverage and handles all the anchor duties for NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY series. They will be both be part of Fox’s Daytona 500 c0verage. In this podcast, Little and Spake discuss what is unique about broadcasting NASCAR versus other sports; how they prepare to cover the Daytona 500; why NASCAR television viewership has dropped; their friendship on the road; what covering the NFL is like for Spake; Little’s work on “America’s Top Dog” and dog show competitions; Spake training to compete in the famed Kona triathlon; 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.