Episode 9 of the Sports Media podcast with Richard Deitsch features a conversation with Charissa Thompson, the host of Fox NFL Kickoff and NFL Films Presents on FS1. In this podcast, Thompson discusses why she decided to re-sign with Fox Sports; having conversations with ESPN host Mike Greenberg about working on a morning show with him; having her private photos hacked and leaked online, and the incomprehensible invasion of privacy; the aftermath of that invasion; how she is going about trying to get justice and why that is important; how her parents taught her to focus on how you get up from adversity; why Ryen Russillo has been housesitting at her guest; getting adjusted to a certain level of fame; whether Top Gun 2 is a good idea; her approach on social media when it comes to politics; gambling on sports and going to the race track with her grandfather, Seattle getting hockey, and much 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.