Best-selling author James Andrew Miller and NBC NHL studio analyst Anson Carter
Episode 109 of the Sports Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch features two guests. First up is James Andrew Miller, the best-selling author of books on CAA, ESPN and Saturday Night Live the host of the “Origins” podcast. He is followed by NBC NHL studio analyst Anson Carter.In this podcast, Miller discusses what college football moving from fall to spring would mean for ESPN both for the business as well as the on-air talent and producers that work on it; the impact the move might have on Monday Night Football; Nick Khan, the former Co-Head of Television for CAA Sports, leaving CAA to take the job as President & Chief Revenue Officer of WWE and what impact it will have on the sports media; the decisions ahead for former Khan clients such as Kirk Herbstreit; Sage Steele; Colin Cowherd, Mike Greenberg and others; the current salary structure for sports television talents on TV; how COVID-19 has impacted the financials for talent; what kind of clients agents want today in the sports media, and much more. Carter discusses his new multi-platform show, Hockey Culture, which will highlight stories on inclusion in hockey and people of color working in the sport; why this new initiative is important to him; whether the NHL is serious about issues of inclusion and diversity; how he viewed the experiences of Matt Dumba, a defenseman for the Minnesota Wild, has raised his fist during the Canadian and U.S. anthems before games; his views on the hockey media and his part in it, and much more. You can subscribe to this podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more.
Covering sports inside a bubble with ESPN’s Holly Rowe, Tania Ganguli of the L.A. Times and Stefano Fusaro of ESPN
The NBA’s viewership issues (featuring Anthony Crupi and Austin Karp) and soccer host extraordinaire Kate Abdo
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.