Sports Media with Richard Deitsch

Jimmy Traina and Jane McManus

Jimmy Traina and Jane McManus

Sports Media with Richard Deitsch - December 22, 2020 - 1:24:06

Episode 124 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features two guests. First up is Sports Illustrated writer Jimmy Traina, the host of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast. In this podcast Traina and Deitsch discuss the state of NFL broadcasting; ESPN’s Monday Night Football booth and what will happen next; whether an Amazon or Netflix would ever get a standalone NFL package. the challenges of a hosting a niche podcast; interviewing people from the wrestling world, Peyton Manning as a broadcaster, WWE vs. AEW, and much more. He is followed by Jane McManus, the Director of the Marist's Center for Sports Communication, a Deadspin sports columnist and former ESPN staffer. She is the co-host of “Ladies Room” podcast with Julie DiCaro. McManus discusses the coverage of college football during the pandemic and the trouble she has with it; why she feels how the young people in her program look at sports journalism; what she thinks ESPN is now after the latest round of the layoffs; journalism at ESPN; 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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