Episode 82 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features ESPN broadcaster Adam Amin, who handles a variety of assignments for the company including college football, the NFL, women’s college basketball and the Final Four; MLB, men's college basketball, and the NBA. In this podcast, Amin discusses how he approaches his assignments, his recent experience on Twitter that went viral when he decided to spend a plane flight praising his colleagues; crazy ESPN conspiracies on college football; struggling to always be positive; how he navigates so many different assignments; calling 95 events in 2020; sitting in the production meetings of multiple sports and what he's learned about that process; the interest in calling the premier SEC football games; the passion of college football viewers; why it works so well with Rebecca Lobo and Holly Rowe for Women’s Final Four coverage, and much 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.