Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

The Challenges of Covering a Super Bowl: Guests are Jim Trotter, Jane McManus, and Chris Herring

The Challenges of Covering a Super Bowl: Guests are Jim Trotter, Jane McManus, and Chris Herring

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - February 9, 2022 - 1:10:22

Episode 181 of the Sports Media Podcast features three guests. First up is Jim Trotter, a reporter for NFL Media and a longtime NFL writer and Jane McManus, the Director of the Marist's Center for Sports Communication. They are followed by Chris Herring, a Sports Illustrated senior writer and NYT best-selling author of “Blood in the Garden: The Flagrant History of the 1990s New York Knicks.”In this podcast, Trotter and McManus discuss covering a Super Bowl; how journalists can separate themselves with so many media people; coverage of Brian Flores filing a 58-page class-action discrimination against the league and all 32 teams alleging discrimination in their hiring practices; the allegations and testimony of former Washington Commanders employers regarding of workplace misconduct; separating yourself against competition at the Super Bowl; Super Bowl viewership expectations; is there anything that could turn people away from the NFL; Herring discusses the 1990s Knicks and why people care about them; how would things be different had they beat the Rockets; covering NBA Trade deadline week; working for SI, ESPN, Five Thirty Eight and Wall Street Journal; 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.

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