11 episodes

Josh Rattray sits down with sports media members to talk about what works and what doesn't in the world of sports PR. Sports media relations straight from the writers and broadcasters telling the stories.

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Josh Rattray sits down with sports media members to talk about what works and what doesn't in the world of sports PR. Sports media relations straight from the writers and broadcasters telling the stories.

    Episode 11 - with Jeff Pearlman

    Episode 11 - with Jeff Pearlman

    How does one tackle covering Walter Payton, Brett Favre, the '90s Cowboys, the '86 Mets and uncover the wild stories of the USFL? Sports biography author, blogger and former Sports Illustrated baseball writer Jeff Pearlman joins me as we discuss sports media and the titanic figures he writes about in his books. Be sure to check out his newest effort, Football For a Buck: The Crazy Rise & Crazier Demise of the USFL.

    • 40 min
    Episode 10 - with Mike Waters

    Episode 10 - with Mike Waters

    "A lot of stuff happens on the Syracuse beat." That's probably an understatement. Here's a fun conversation with Syracuse.com's Mike Waters discussing the media coverage of Syracuse hoops and Hall of Fame coach Jim Boeheim, a writer's transition from the Big East to the ACC and Boeheim's restaurant recommendations.

    • 43 min
    Episode 9 - with Bruce Pascoe

    Episode 9 - with Bruce Pascoe

    Arizona basketball beat writer Bruce Pascoe and Josh Rattray talk Pac 12 hoops, the FBI case and DeAndre Ayton's Fortnite strategy among other college hoops media topics. 

    • 47 min
    Episode 8 - with Mike DeCourcy

    Episode 8 - with Mike DeCourcy

    In the 2018-19 college basketball kickoff, Sporting News national columnist Mike DeCourcy talks media seating, travel and what he'd like to see more of from communications pros this upcoming season. 

    • 49 min
    Episode 7 - Feat. Jenifer Langosch

    Episode 7 - Feat. Jenifer Langosch

    As the MLB playoffs heat up, Josh Rattray sits down with MLB.com reporter Jenifer Langosch to talk big league baseball PR. The dynamics of big leaguers with the media, which stadiums have the worst seating, how have advanced metrics changed journalism and who she thinks will win the 2018 Fall Classic.

    • 33 min
    Episode 6 - Feat. Richard Deitsch

    Episode 6 - Feat. Richard Deitsch

    Sports media reporter Richard Deitsch joins Josh Rattray in Media Overflow discussing PR tactics in college, his work with the sports network PR people, when he'll bypass PR protocols and his thoughts on the general state of sports media. 

    • 46 min

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