Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

Covering the NFL and the NFL Draft with Michael-Shawn Dugar, Tashan Reed and Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic

Covering the NFL and the NFL Draft with Michael-Shawn Dugar, Tashan Reed and Rhiannon Walker of The Athletic

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - April 28, 2022 - 1:25:27

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.

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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.

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