Scott Van Pelt of ESPN
Episode 92 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features a conversation with ESPN SportsCenter anchor Scott Van Pelt. In this podcast, Van Pelt discusses how his show is adapting to the current COVID-19 crisis; what working at ESPN’s Connecticut headquarters is currently like; what it was like being on the air when the NBA announced its season was suspended; how to approach live television when unforeseen circumstances happen; the organic development of “SeniorNight” for his show; whether sports can ever be the same and why he is confident that can be; being a parent amid this crisis; and much more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
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About The Show
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.