Mike Golic and Jay Glazer
Episode 178 of the Sports Media Podcast features two guests. First up is Mike Golic, the longtime ESPN staffer who now works for a variety of places including Westwood One Audio, Learfield and Meadowlark Media, and Peacock. He is followed by Jay Glazer, the Fox NFL insider and the author of “Unbreakable: How I Turned My Depression and Anxiety into Motivation and You Can Too.”In this podcast, Golic discusses life after ESPN; how he approached getting work following ESPN; working with Kate Scott doing college football for Learfield; calling NFL games for Westwood One Audio and his Super Bowl assignment; working with Stugotz (Jon Weiner) and Meadowlark Media; what he’s learned in the podcast space; his continued interest in doing daily sports radio; the role of sports gambling in media heading forward and his work with Draft Kings; the broadcasting work of Drew Brees and more. Glazer discusses his new book, “Unbreakable: How I Turned My Depression and Anxiety into Motivation and You Can Too; why he wrote the book; suffering lifelong depression and anxiety; having panic and anxiety attacks on the set of Fox NFL Sunday; talking to Rams coach Sean McVay about depression; the role of famous athletes in breaking mental health stigmas; whether he is tempted to join a gambling company; 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.