Covering the NFL and the NFL Draft with Michael-Shawn Dugar, Tashan Reed and Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic
Episode 200 of the Sports Media Podcast features three guests — Michael Shawn Dugar, who covers the Seahawks for The Athletic; Tashan Reed, who covers the Raiders for The Athletic; and Rhiannon Walker, who previously covered the Washington Football Team for The Athletic and now works as a feature writer. In this podcast, the guests discuss what it’s like to cover the NFL Draft from a beat reporter perspective; who they get their information from; whether executives are truthful when it comes to the NFL Draft; what readers want from their coverage; the beat is all-consuming and how they navigate that challenge; missing time with family; being a writer of color on the beat; thoughts on Elon Musk buying Twitter, and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and more.
Suzy Kolber of ESPN
Chad Finn of The Boston Globe on the NFL Draft and whether you will watch the NHL Playoffs
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.