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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

The Inside Story of The Wire with Jonathan Abrams

2/15/2018
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Episode 164 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features guest Jonathan Abrams, a Bleacher Report writer and the author of the new book, “All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire.” In this podcast, Abrams discusses how he came to write an oral history book of the acclaimed HBO series, “The Wire;” the process of conducting interviews for the book; how he initially had trouble getting cast members after Michael B. Jordan and what changed; his Amtrak interview with The Wire...

Duration:00:50:36

The fake Tom Brady story

2/12/2018
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Episode 163 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn and Black Sports Online founder and editor Robert Littal. In this podcast, the group discusses the Boston Herald suspending columnist Ron Borges after he was catfished by a person claiming to be Tom Brady’s agent; why something like this happened; how much Borges’ journalism history play into how we should think about this story; how alert sports journalists...

Duration:00:53:31

The search for Jackie Wallace

2/8/2018
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Episode 162 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Ted Jackson. In this podcast, Jackson discusses his story, The Search For Jackie Wallace, in which Jackson chronicles his four-decade relationship with Wallace, a former NFL player and two-time Super Bowl participant who has struggled with addiction and homelessness for years; how Jackson first met Wallace in 1990 when Jackson took a picture of a Wallace at a camp setup under the...

Duration:01:08:53

Super Bowl broadcast recap

2/5/2018
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Episode 161 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn; Black Sports Online founder and editor Robert Littal, and SI.com writer Jimmy Traina. In this podcast, the group discusses NBC’s broadcast of Super Bowl XLII; whether broadcasters Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth were a beat off in their call; how the broadcast handled the catch rulings on the field;what the overnight rating means for NBC and the NFL; the...

Duration:01:01:34

ESPN investigative reporter Paula Lavigne and Peter King

2/1/2018
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Episode 160 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features two guests: ESPN investigative reporter Paula Lavigne and The MMQB editor and NFL reporter Peter King. In this podcast, Lavigne discusses her recent ESPN Outside The Lines story on Michigan State that found “a pattern of widespread denial, inaction and information suppression of [sexual assault, violence and gender discrimination] allegations by officials ranging from campus police to the Spartan athletic department”; the...

Duration:01:14:10

Sports Media Roundtable with Chad Finn, Jimmy Traina and AJ Perez

1/29/2018
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Episode 159 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn and SI.com writer Jimmy Traina and USA Today writer A.J. Perez. In this podcast, the group discusses Jemele Hill leaving the 6:00 p.m. SportsCenter; whether it was Hill’s decision or ESPN pushed her out; the viewership numbers for that time slot; Michael Smith’s future as a solo host; Tom Brady cutting off weekly his weekly interview with Boston radio...

Duration:01:13:21

How to produce and direct a Super Bowl

1/25/2018
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Episode 158 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Fred Gaudelli, the executive producer of NBC’s Sunday Night Football and the network’s Thursday Night Football series and Drew Esocoff, the director of NBC’s Sunday Night Football and the network’s Thursday Night Football series. Gaudelli and Esocoff will serve as the producer and director for Super Bowl LII on February 4, 2018. In this podcast, Gaudelli and Esocoff discuss how to prepare for a Super Bowl broadcast; what...

Duration:00:47:39

Sport Media Roundtable with John Ourand and Neil Best

1/22/2018
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Episode 157 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and Newsday general columnist and sports media writer Neil Best. In this podcast, the group discusses the viewership potential of a Patriots-Eagles Super Bowl; how long until Super Bowl viewership drops below 100 million; new NBC Olympics host Mike Tirico saying he won’t get into politics at the Games like Bob Costas; the Today Show-ization of NBC’s Olympic...

Duration:01:02:56

Jim Nantz

1/18/2018
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Episode 156 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features CBS Sports play by play announcer Jim Nantz, the network’s lead voice on the NFL, golf and college basketball. In this podcast, Nantz discusses the impact new partner Tony Romo has had on him; why Romo had such a successful first season in the booth; Romo’s nerd-like reverence for golf broadcasting; how Nantz prepares to call postseason NFL games; the challenge of preparing for the Final Four and the Masters given how close they...

Duration:01:24:48

Being 30-and-Under In The Sports Media

1/15/2018
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Episode 155 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with SB Nation writer Charlotte Wilder; SI.com writer Dan Gartland, and Awful Announcing writer Andrew Bucholtz. In this podcast, the group discusses the ratings potential for the Patriots-Jaguars and Vikings-Eagles; the challenges and opportunities for 20-somethings in the sports media; what it’s like to be young and working at a major sports media outlet; sports media people under 30 to watch and why;...

Duration:01:15:09

Katie Nolan

1/11/2018
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Episode 153 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features ESPN’s Katie Nolan, one of the hosts of SportsCenter on Snap and the host of a new ESPN Audio podcast — “Sports? with Katie Nolan.” In this podcast Nolan discusses the major differences between working at ESPN and Fox Sports; the story of calling Fox Sports president Eric Shanks to get out of her Fox contract; her frustrations of not working for months; how ESPN made it known they were interested in hiring her; the content she...

Duration:01:14:02

Sports Media Roundtable with Chad Finn and jimmy Traina

1/8/2018
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Episode 153 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn and SI.com writer Jimmy Traina. In this podcast, the group discusses the sports media’s coverage of LaVar Ball and whether Ball should continued to get interview requests; the comments Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle made calling out ESPN for publishing a story off Ball’s comments on Lakers coach Luke Walton; traffic and viewership factors regarding when...

Duration:01:02:47

Jemele Hill

1/4/2018
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Episode 152 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Jemele Hill, the co-anchor of the 6:00 p.m. ET SportsCenter with Michael Smith (SportsCenter with Michael and Jemele). In this podcast, Hill discusses why 2017 was the most surreal year of her professional career; her tweets about President Donald Trump, the White House reaction to those tweets, and being mentioned by the President of the United States in a tweet; how Kevin Durant reached out to amid the Trump stuff; how she...

Duration:01:00:28

Sports Media Roundtable-Ourand, Finn, Perez

1/2/2018
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Episode 151 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features a sports media roundtable with Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand; Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn; and USA Today staff writer A.J. Perez. In this podcast, the group discusses the ESPN reports of Jon Gruden leaving the Monday Night Football booth for the Raiders; how ESPN has covered the story of an employee taking an NFL job; possible in-house Gruden replacements; why this decision is going to be...

Duration:01:11:50

The Year End Roundtable

12/19/2017
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Episode 150 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features an end-of-the-year sports media roundtable consisting of nine guests, split up into four segments. The guests include: Sports Business Daily media writer John Ourand and best-selling author James Andrew Miller, the host of the podcast, “Origins”; Boston Globe sports media writer Chad Finn, Newsday columnist and sports media writer Neil Best, and SI.com writer Jimmy Traina; Sports Media Watch founder and editor Jon Lewis; Sports...

Duration:02:44:07

Mike Francesa

12/7/2017
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Episode 149 of the Sports Illustrated Media Podcast features Mike Francesa, the dominant sports talk voice in the nation’s biggest market (New York City) including one half of arguably the most famous sports-talk show in history — The Mike and The Mad Dog Show. Francesa will leave his afternoon show on WFAN Radio on Dec. 15. In the podcast Francesa discusses his longevity in New York City, the art of a great sports radio rant; how emotionally he will be at the end of his show; his...

Duration:00:53:00

Sports Media Roundtable and Omar Raja

11/30/2017
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Episode 148 of the Sports Illustrated Media podcast features two segments. First, a sports media roundtable with John Ourand, the media reporter for Sports Business Daily, and Chad Finn, the sports media reporter and columnist for the Boston Globe. That’s followed by a conversation with Omar Raja, the founder of House of Highlights, which is now part of Bleacher Report. In this podcast, Finn and Ourand discuss the recent ESPN layoffs, which affected approximately 150 positions across...

Duration:01:25:02

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...

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

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