Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

Michael Grange, Ann Killion and Mark Feinsand

Michael Grange, Ann Killion and Mark Feinsand

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - June 20, 2019 - 57:06

Episode 57 of the Sports Media Podcast features three guests. The first segment is a conversation with Michael Grange, who covers the Toronto Raptors for Sportsnet (Canada) and Ann Killion, a sports columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle who covers the Golden State Warriors. The second segment features Mark Feinsand, an MLB. com executive reporter, MLB Network Insider and the co-author of "Mission 27: A New Boss, A New Ballpark and One Last Ring For The Yankees' Core Four.” In this podcast, Grange and Killion discuss the challenges and professional excitement of covering a championship team; what the process was like to cover this year’s Raptors and Warriors; what kind of access they received as reporters; covering Kawhi Leonard and Kevin Durant daily; Killion on covering a team that consistently makes the NBA Finals; why Steph Curry is so unique among NBA superstars; the most challenging things about covering this year’s teams; who surprised each writer on the other team’s roster; what they anticipate will happen with Durant, Leonard and Klay Thompson; why Leonard’s camp does not leak and much more. Feinsanddiscussed his new book and why he felt it was a compelling subject; how to get people interested in the book who are not usually interested in the Yankees; whether covering the Yankees is different than covering other baseball teams; the metamorphosis of Alex Rodriguez from national pariah to anational voice in baseball; the challenges of getting information in baseball; how media access is MLB in 2019; the importance of reps if you want to be on sports television, and more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, 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.

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