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Welcome to the SI Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch. In this podcast, which will be published weekly, Deitsch will interview members of the sports media about their work, and interesting people about the sports media.

Welcome to the SI Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch. In this podcast, which will be published weekly, Deitsch will interview members of the sports media about their work, and interesting people about the sports media.
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United States

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Panoply

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Welcome to the SI Media Podcast with Richard Deitsch. In this podcast, which will be published weekly, Deitsch will interview members of the sports media about their work, and interesting people about the sports media.

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English


Episodes

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir

11/22/2017
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Episode 147 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, the lead analysts on NBC’s primetime figure skating coverage for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. In this podcast, Lipinski and Weir discuss how they define good sports broadcasting; their anxiety level over covering an event 60 miles from the demilitarized zone and the North Korean border; how and when they first met; why they think they have on-air chemistry; how their producer,...

Duration: 00:52:19


Sports Media Roundtable with James Andrew Miller and John Ourand

11/16/2017
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Episode 146 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a sports media roundtable with best-selling author James Andrew Miller, the host of the podcast, “Origins,” and John Ourand, the media reporter for Sports Business Daily. In this podcast, Miller and Ourand discuss the upcoming ESPN layoffs and what it means heading forward; the re-signing of ESPN president John Skipper; why Deitsch is wrong about the re-signing being bad optics at this time for ESPN; the challenges for a Mike...

Duration: 01:25:39


Geno Auriemma

11/9/2017
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Episode 145 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Geno Auriemma, the head coach for the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team. Auriemma recently debuted a new podcast titled: “Holding Court with Geno Auriemma.” In this podcast Auriemma discusses why he started a new podcast and why he wanted to host it; what it’s like to ask questions as opposed to answering them; why he opted to have Sue Bird, Kyrie Irving and Tiger Woods as his first three guests; what he took...

Duration: 00:40:49


Marty Smith of ESPN and John Ourand

11/2/2017
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Episode 144 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Marty Smith, a college reporter for ESPN and the host of “Marty Smith’s America” and John Ourand, the media reporter for Sports Business Daily. In this podcast Smith discusses how he is an anomaly on ESPN, from a reporting style that reminds one of a human energy drink to having, as he calls it, “a full-blown Appalachian Southern accent”; how he prepares and approaches long-form interviews; the challenges of reporting NASCAR,...

Duration: 01:22:53


Kimberley A. Martin and Chad Millman

10/26/2017
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Episode 143 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two guests: Kimberley A. Martin and Chad Millman. Martin will join the Washington Post in November to cover the Washington Redskins. She previously covered the Jets for Newsday and worked as a sports columnist for The Buffalo News. Millman is the new head of Media for The Action Network, which is a sports analysis company specializing in sports gambling information. He previously worked an ESPN’s vice president and editorial...

Duration: 01:39:29


Sports Media Roundtable

10/19/2017
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Episode 142 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a sports media roundtable with Chad Finn, the sports media writer and general columnist for the Boston Globe and Boston.com; Jon Lewis, the creator and editor of Sports Media Watch, and Kyle Koster, a writer for The Big Lead. In this podcast, the roundtable discusses truths and lies when it comes to the NFL ratings; what trends can be gleaned from the first six weeks of the 2017 NFL season; NFL viewer trends in relation to...

Duration: 01:54:07


James Andrew Miller and Sarah Kustok

10/11/2017
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Episode 142 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two guests: the return of best-selling author James Andrew Miller, the host of the podcast, “Origins,” and Sarah Kustok, the lead television analyst for the Brooklyn Nets. In this podcast, Miller discusses ESPN’s two-week suspension of Jemele Hill; how much that suspension was related to ESPN’s relationship with the NFL; how far ESPN employees can go regarding commentary; the future of Hill and Michael Smith with the...

Duration: 02:01:18


Dana O'Neil of The Athletic

10/5/2017
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Episode 141 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Dana O’Neil, a senior writer for The Athletic’s national college basketball site, The Fieldhouse. In this podcast O’Neil discusses why she joined The Athletic; the state of college basketball amid the current scandal; what stories she will work on for The Athletic; her reaction to being let go by ESPN; how ESPN informed her they would not renew her deal; her feelings on seeing ESPN make new hires; the restrictions ESPN put on...

Duration: 00:47:50


ESPN basketball analyst Doris Burke

9/29/2017
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Episode 140 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN basketball analyst Doris Burke, who ESPN announced this week will serve as an analyst for ESPN regular-season NBA telecasts as well as the NBA playoffs. That makes Burke the first woman at the national level to be assigned a full season rotation of games as an NBA game analyst. In this podcast, Burke discusses how her new role came about; how many games she will call; what it means that other women around the NBA including...

Duration: 00:22:38


Dejan Kovacevic, Paul Kuharsky & Greg Bedard

9/28/2017
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Episode 139 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features three independent sports journalists: Dejan Kovacevic, the founder, editor and writer of DKPittsburghsports.com; Paul Kuharsky, the founder and writer of PaulKuharsky.com, and Greg Bedard, founder and columnist for BostonSportsJournal.com. In this podcast, Kovacevic discusses how he founded his site in July 2014; what kind of market Pittsburgh is for sports coverage; how he developed the tech and infrastructure for his site; how...

Duration: 01:34:58


Return of the Sports Media Roundtable

9/21/2017
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Episode 138 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a return of the sports media roundtable. The guests are Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and Andrew Bucholtz, a staff writer and editor Awful Announcing. In this podcast we discuss Ourand’s piece on angst at ESPN and the growing belief among ESPN management that some of the problems are not all self-inflicted and that some believe that 21st Century Fox is orchestrating attacks against ESPN to bolster the fortunes of...

Duration: 01:14:35


Evan Osnos of The New Yorker joins and a conversation with Marly Rivera of ESPN and Luis Miguel Echegaray of SI

9/14/2017
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Episode 137 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Evan Osnos, a staff writer for the New Yorker, whose latest piece from the Sept. 18, 2017 Issue is the titled “The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea.” In this podcast, Osnos discusses his reporting inside Pyongyang; how he was able to get permission from the North Korean government to travel for his reporting; the real and perceived tension between North Korea and the United States; how Americans should view the North Korean...

Duration: 01:15:39


ESPN's Kenny Mayne and former football analyst Ed Cunningham

9/7/2017
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Episode 136 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN SportsCenter anchor Kenny Mayne and longtine college football analyst Ed Cunningham, who opted this spring to no longer call college football for ESPN. In this podcast, Mayne discusses moving across country to host the 11 p.m. SportsCenter from Bristol, Ct.; how SportsCenter has evolved since the 1990s; how one can forge an untraditional career at ESPN; the role of comedy in sports television; why the company wants him to...

Duration: 01:36:35


James Andrew Miller talks about his new podcast, Origins and tennis coverage on ESPN

9/6/2017
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Episode 135 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast is a bonus podcast featuring best-selling author James Andrew Miller, who this week debuted a new podcast, Origins. The podcast focuses on the beginnings of things in culture, politics and other fields. The first edition of the podcast focuses on the HBO show, Curb Your Enthusiasm. All five episodes of the first edition are currently available. In this podcast, Miller discusses why he chose to start his podcast series with Curb; how he...

Duration: 00:46:30


Stewart Mandel and Seth Davis of The Athletic

8/31/2017
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Episode 134 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two staffers from The Athletic: Stewart Mandel, the editor-in-chief of The All American, a national college football site for The Athletic, and Seth Davis, the managing editor of The Fieldhouse, which will focus on national college basketball for The Athletic. In this podcast, Mandel discusses what kind of content his site will produce; why he made the writer hires he did; why he has not hired any writers or color; his not being...

Duration: 01:20:00


Sports Media Roundtable with Jimmy Traina and Chad Finn and ESPN's Cassidy Hubbarth

8/24/2017
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Episode 133 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN host and reporter Cassidy Hubbarth and a sports media roundtable featuring Chad Finn, the sports media writer and general columnist for the Boston Globe and SI.com’s Jimmy Traina, who writes the daily “Traina Thoughts” column on SI.com. On this podcast, Hubbarth discusses Celtics-Cavs trade that sent Isaiah Thomas, Jae Crowder, Ante Zizic and the Nets' 2018 unprotected first-round pick to the Cavaliers in exchange for...

Duration: 01:34:39


Mitch Albom of the Detroit Free Press and best-selling author

8/17/2017
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Episode 132 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Detroit Free Press sports columnist and best-selling author Mitch Albom. In this podcast, Albom discusses the piece he wrote for the Detroit Free Press on June 15, 2017, titled “Chika’s Story,” the story of the five-year-old girl Albom and his wife, Janine, brought to the United States from Haiti. Chika was diagnosed with a DIPG brain tumor in May of 2015 in Haiti, and lived 23 months before passing away last April; why he...

Duration: 00:54:00


Sports Media Roundtable with Chad Finn and John Ourand, plus Dari Nowkhah of the SEC Network

8/10/2017
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Episode 131 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features a sports media roundtable featuring Chad Finn, the sports media writer and general columnist for the Boston Globe and Boston.com, and Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand. On this podcast, we discuss Jay Cutler leaving Fox Sports for the Dolphins and what that means for Fox Sports; Disney’s plans for an ESPN OTT (over-the-top) streaming service and what the future of ESPN might look like; what happens if cable keeps...

Duration: 02:08:13


Tim Kawakami Of The Athletic Bay Area and Matt Yaloff of MLB Network

8/3/2017
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Episode 130 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features Tim Kawakami, the editor-in-chief of The Athletic’s Bay Area edition, and Matt Yaloff, a host and reporter for MLB Network. In this podcast Kawakami discusses why he joined The Athletic, a startup focused subscription-based quality sports journalism; the expectations of the site; why he believes this model can succeed; how to convince readers who have never paid for sports content to pay for sports content; how he is dealing with...

Duration: 01:27:59


Tom Rinaldi of ESPN

7/27/2017
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Episode 129 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features ESPN correspondent Tom Rinaldi. In this podcast, Rinaldi defines what makes a good interview question; his writing process for a sports television feature; how he prepares for interviewing athletes and coaches; whether his questions for Tiger Woods have been challenging; how the stories he works on are found; how to find the right tone so his scripts are not too overwrought or melodramatic; how he was influenced by teaching high...

Duration: 01:05:18

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